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When Pasting Into FM Text Field, Gibberish Follows Text

Question asked by tomfitzmorris on Mar 20, 2010
Latest reply on Mar 21, 2010 by LeoB

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When Pasting Into FM Text Field, Gibberish Follows Text

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I am having a consistent problem pasting text into Filemaker text fields. I get the desired text, plus a tremendous amount of gibberish, or several hundred square boxes follows it. This happens when painting from a clipboard cache (Clip Cache, to be exact), or when pasting from Dreamweaver. Sometimes from other programs. It started in FM7; I now use FM 10, 9, and 8 on various computers, with the same issue. I'm on Windows Vista and XP Home on these machines. I've tried using the Paste Special/Unformatted Text command, to no avail.

 

Here's an example. The text I'm trying to paste is:

 

2766 Belle Chasse Hwy, 

 

Here's what comes up in the FileMarker text field when I try to paste it there as unformatted text.:

 

 

2766 Belle Chasse Hwy,\deff0

{\fonttbl{\f0\froman\fprq2\fcharset0 Georgia;}}

{\colortbl ;\red204\green255\blue255;}\viewkind4\uc1\pard\cf1\b\lang1033\f0\fs36 3/24/2010\cf0\pard}

 

Actually, this is different from what came up in FileMaker. Weird, huh?

 

 

I go all the way back to Nutshell 1.0 with FileMaker, and it's the most valuable tool in my box. But this is a vexing problem.  Any ideas?

 

Tastefully yours,
Tom Fitzmorris

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