[Sugar-devel] Does it make sense to have Activities copy text to the clipboard?

James Simmons nicestep at gmail.com
Wed Jan 15 10:58:39 EST 2014

I'm using Fedora 20 and the version of sugar-runner that ships with that.
I'm modifying the Gtk3 versions of the code that Aneesh Dogra did for last
year's GCI. It doesn't sound like Sugar is the issue here.

James Simmons

On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 5:07 AM, Gonzalo Odiard <godiard at sugarlabs.org>wrote:

> What version of Sugar are you using?
> The clipboard should continue working as you describe.
> Gonzalo
> On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 8:20 PM, James Simmons <nicestep at gmail.com> wrote:
>> GCI has come and gone and none of my MYOSA tasks got done so I decided
>> that if I'm going to get a GCI T-shirt this year I'd better do something to
>> earn it. So I'm doing the tasks that I tried to get GCI-ers to do for me.
>> I'm really rusty at this, but I did manage to update the Gtk3 version of
>> the Adding Refinements example to use the current toolbar. However, when
>> testing it I discovered that copying text to the clipboard doesn't work the
>> way I remembered it. It seems to me that when I did the copy in the past
>> there would be an object in the frame that was the clipboard entry. You
>> could have several of these, and there was a menu option to make Journal
>> entries out of them. That's how I remember it, anyway.
>> I don't see this anymore, and I wonder if it is a change to Sugar itself
>> or just a bug in my code.
>> James Simmons
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