Pasting text in windows
May I please ask what everyone's doing with pasting text from any application in windows to filemaker to "paste to match style" as in the mac? Or perhaps scripting a reformating of the text after the pasting?
When I paste text in windows 7, FileMaker 12 or 13, the pasted text includes the style from the source application unless I add an auto-enter calculation to remove the styles. In fileMaker 11, the text is pasted as unformatted text.
Yeah, and I am not sure if/why this should be default. Maybe I ll fill it in as a feature request to have the ability to toggle this behaviour. For example in a comments field maybe you want to pate in the format of the original, but an email? Why on earth would you paste in style? Really needs to be user toggled. I am trying the autoenter calculation now, but I d rather not have to, to be honest. In any case it won't be for that many fields I guess.
FileMaker is what it is. Neither you nor I can change it's design though you are welcome to post a feature request.
TextFormatRemove ( Self )
Is a simple auto-enter calculation that can be copy/pasted from field definition to field definition where this capability is needed.
Easiest way . . . . you can remove the formatting of the pasted text into a field by a copy immediately followed by an undo . . . ( [cntrl] [c] ) then ( [cntrl] [z] ).
Yet with the auto-enter calculation, you don't have to remember to do that nor have to train users to do that to paste unformatted text into the field.
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