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Cannot Paste Fields into a new, empty Table

Question asked by Malcolm on Nov 6, 2017
Latest reply on Nov 7, 2017 by Malcolm

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.11.6

Hardware: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)

Version: FMPA


Description of Problem:

Cannot paste fields into a newly created table.


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a new table
  2. Copy fields from another table
  3. Go to the new table, click into the field display area to select it
  4. Paste


Expected Result

The fields on the clipboard should be pasted into the table


Actual Result

The fields are not pasted into the table



It is necessary to touch the table in some way, such as creating a field. Clicking on several of the column headers is enough. However, clicking into the area where the "No Fields" text is displayed is not sufficient. Multiple mouse-clicks into that area do not select it and make it a target for pasting.