Created attachment 96019 [details]
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Attempting to paste Adobe Flash Player video URL in Writer while editing causes error! Get error saying that "Requested clipboard format is not available."
Steps to reproduce:
1. Go to any webpage with Adobe Flash Player video
2. Right Click on video (while running)
3. Attempt to paste into LO Writer document.
4. Get this error: "Requested clipboard format is not available."
5. Attempt to paste same information into Gedit (textpad) and voila, there is the information!!
Attached picture: linux/LibreOffice_AdobeFlashPlayer_URL_Video_Paste_Error.png
Running LO Version: 126.96.36.199
Build ID: 0a0440ccc0227ad9829de5f46be37cfb6edcf72
Ubuntu 13.10 AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 810 Processor × 4 x64 8 GB memory
Confirmed on Linux Mint in 3.6, 4.2.4 and 4.3 beta. It does not effect Windows.
Tested it in 3.3.0 and same issue so inhereted from OOo.
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Bug is still there with v188.8.131.52 under mint 17.1.
On windows you can paste the info, because it's set as 'unformatted text'. On linux you can *also* select RTF format. RTF format paste doesn't exist under windows. So when you select RTF with linux, you get this error.
I am having this problem with LibreOffice 184.108.40.206 on Linux Mint 17.1 with Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.110
I believe reports 40176 and 68765 are related to this one.
The problem I am having is using a similar copy-to-clipboard function on https://www.citethisforme.com/ (It used to work on that web site but they changed it a few weeks ago to Flash and it has not worked since.) It just makes LibreOffice say "Requested clipboard format is not available.". It is very annoying when using that web site since the purpose of it is to format text for you; using paste special defeats the object of the web site's function.
As for it existing in v3.3.0, going by a Google search for "Requested clipboard format is not available.", I think it may have also been reported in Star Office 6 in 2002 and oo.o 2.1 in 2007!
Yes the three have identical info, so the one with the most useful details should be kept and others closed as duplicates.
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*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 68765 ***