copy and paste prtsrn image in writer does not function

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edwinv
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copy and paste prtsrn image in writer does not function

Postby edwinv » Wed Oct 05, 2011 3:55 am

when i take a screenshot with prtscreen key i get an option to copy this to the clipboard - so i choose this option - i then close the window of this screenshot - go to lo writer and paste - nothing happens - it only works if i keep the screenshot window open - is this a bug ? or is this normal ?

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xenopeek
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Re: copy and paste prtsrn image in writer does not function

Postby xenopeek » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:31 am

At least on GNOME this is normal; data copied to the clipboard only remains there as long as the application from which it was copied is running. Close the application, also removes data copied from it to the clipboard.
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