Copy paste problem for Simple cell content

Copying cell content in IQ seems less easy and intuitive.

Here's the result of copying and pasting the content of a date field (Focus is on the field in the grid, and I press Ctrl+C):

 
FollowUpDate
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2015-10-20 06:00:00
 
 
And when I do the same with the item field, the  format is lost (no more bold, italic, etc) when  pasted back in another cell.

To copy the content, 1- I need to select the cell, 2- press F2, 3- select the content , 4- then copy... 4 steps instead of 2 short ones.

 
In general, I think that single cells should be copied as they are, with the html formatting, etc., but without any other things (no tab indentations, etc.) as it makes most operations difficult -- except for specific situations where it might be handy.

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As for tab indentation, it seems to me that the indentation should probably be relative to the first selected cell.
Otherwise, if ou select a bunch of same level items, but they're lower in the hierarchy, you can't paste them back easily without first removing the tabs. (I actually wonder if there are cases where keeping the tabs in an "absolute" way would always be handy.)
So, e.g. if you select 5 items at the same level but at the 3rd level of a hierarchy (not included in the copy paste), and paste them back somewhere, they should be pasted exactly where they are pasted... at the first level if that's where they are pasted, elsewhere if not; but not after 3 tabs because they were originally at the 3rd level.
 

Re: Copy paste problem for Simple cell content

Fixed in v0.9.26PreRel59
 
Thanks for reporting
 

Re: Copy paste problem for Simple cell content

I didn't want to start a new thread.  Since this is related to copy/paste issues, I'll just put it here.  This is a tip that might help if you're copy/pasting text from scanned and OCR'd PDF's.  Note: this is unrelated to InfoQube.  The same problem occurs with copy/pasting to any program.
 
I've been transferring scanned text to InfoQube.  Everything went fine at first but then the text started appearing with only 2 or 3 words per line.  A simple paragraph would show up as 20-30 separate lines.  It was obviously a pain having to go back and delete the extra line spaces.
 
I think the problem comes from the OCR step in the pdf conversion.  Sometimes it interprets a space between words as a new line.
 
There may be other solutions but I found this one that's working pretty well.  If you go to the following website, you can paste your text and it'll remove the extra line breaks.  I'm not endorsing this particular site.  It was just the first one I tried and it's working so far: http://www.textfixer.com/tools/remove-line-breaks.php.
 
 
Wayne
Win 7, 64 bit Cyberpower Model 1, C Series (2011) 16 GB RAM
27" Samsung S27A350H, 24" ASUS VW242H  1920x1080

Re: Copy paste problem for Simple cell content

WayneK wrote:
I didn't want to start a new thread.  Since this is related to copy/paste issues, I'll just put it here.  This is a tip that might help if you're copy/pasting text from scanned and OCR'd PDF's.  Note: this is unrelated to InfoQube.  The same problem occurs with copy/pasting to any program.
 
I've been transferring scanned text to InfoQube.  Everything went fine at first but then the text started appearing with only 2 or 3 words per line.  A simple paragraph would show up as 20-30 separate lines.  It was obviously a pain having to go back and delete the extra line spaces.
 
I think the problem comes from the OCR step in the pdf conversion.  Sometimes it interprets a space between words as a new line.
 
There may be other solutions but I found this one that's working pretty well.  If you go to the following website, you can paste your text and it'll remove the extra line breaks.  I'm not endorsing this particular site.  It was just the first one I tried and it's working so far: http://www.textfixer.com/tools/remove-line-breaks.php.
 
 
Wayne
Win 7, 64 bit Cyberpower Model 1, C Series (2011) 16 GB RAM
27" Samsung S27A350H, 24" ASUS VW242H  1920x1080
 
Thanks Wayne!
I usually dump my pdf text in notepad++, remove all double-triple-etc. spaces, and then remove all white lines, etc.
I'll try your link -- who knows, it might be quicker. 
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