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Bug 61369 - EDITING Paste Special does not work in outline mode - pasting with formatting can be annoying here
Summary: EDITING Paste Special does not work in outline mode - pasting with formatting...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsDevEval
Depends on:
Blocks: Impress-Outline-View Paste-Special
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Reported: 2013-02-23 20:57 UTC by freddi34
Modified: 2020-09-01 04:01 UTC (History)
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Description freddi34 2013-02-23 20:57:17 UTC
In Outline mode, "Paste" inserts formatted text. In order to get unformatted text, you would press Ctrl+Shift+V or select from the menu "Edit" → "Paste Special". Both don't have an effect and no "Paste Special" dialog is shown. 

The menu entry of "Paste Special" is not grayed out, so an action would be expected. 

Work-around: Switch to Normal mode and Ctrl+Shift+V.
Comment 1 A (Andy) 2013-03-23 22:16:43 UTC
reproducible with LO (Win7 Home, 64bit)
Comment 2 Cor Nouws 2014-02-20 09:22:51 UTC
It's already broken in OOo 3.3.0
Lately in LibreOffice the menu Edit > Paste special has been disabled.

However, it's a very convenient view to work in with texts, but pasting when formatting can't be omited, sometimes is a PITA there..

So I set this to normal and to proposed easy hack.
Comment 3 Joel Madero 2014-02-27 23:03:40 UTC
In order to limit the confusion between ProposedEasyHack and EasyHack and to make queries much easier we are changing ProposedEasyHack to NeedsDevEval.

Thank you and apologies for the noise
Comment 4 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-13 11:20:44 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2017-01-03 19:49:05 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2020-09-01 04:01:31 UTC
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