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Copying text from Writer from files with numbered lists [closed]

asked 2013-01-07 05:58:54 +0100

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updated 2014-08-03 21:33:43 +0100

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If I have a Writer document that is a numbered list of instructions, and I highlight a chunk of text and copy it to the clipboard, go to another program, i.e. Notepad, and paste the copied text, the number of the item that the text was originally copied from gets pasted as well, even if it was not highlighted to copy. Can this behavior be changed?

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answered 2013-04-14 08:31:29 +0100

froz gravatar image

Problem was reported in bug tracker few months ago: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56794

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As per this thread, FDO#56794 is a duplicate of FDO#49076 and likely even FDO#36322.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2013-04-14 10:28:22 +0100 )edit

@RAF - Please have a look at the bug reports and see where can add information to help to identify the root cause.

ROSt52 gravatar imageROSt52 ( 2013-04-14 12:21:29 +0100 )edit

fdo#49076 · Status: RESOLVED FIXED

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2014-08-03 21:34:05 +0100 )edit
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answered 2013-04-14 05:44:11 +0100

ROSt52 gravatar image

@RAF - As @qubit pointed out there is no option in LibO. A possibel workaround could be:

  • save your document with a different name

  • remove the numbering in Writer (most likely it should work with select text and ctrl+shift+b)

  • copy and paste into Notepad

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answered 2013-04-14 03:42:50 +0100

qubit gravatar image

Hi @RAF,

I don't know of any configuration option in LibreOffice to change this behavior. Sorry.

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