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Bug 78646 - can't paste big image from clipboard to writer or calc
Summary: can't paste big image from clipboard to writer or calc
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: high normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-05-13 03:50 UTC by lucas
Modified: 2015-06-23 18:38 UTC (History)
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Description lucas 2014-05-13 03:50:45 UTC
Hi All, first my system's description:

lucas@test:~$ uname -a
Linux test 3.11.0-20-generic #35-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 21:32:49 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
lucas@test:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu 13.10
Release:	13.10
Codename:	saucy

Now, when trying to copy a big image by selecting a region on the screen to the clipboard, then I cannot paste that selection into writer or calc. I'm using the 'screenshot' application that comes with Xubuntu.

If trying to paste into calc, then calc answers: "The contents of the clipboard could not be pasted". If trying to paste into writer, it hangs for about 6/8 seconds and then does nothing.

Nevertheless, if I do try and paste the same selection on Gimp, it does work. According to Gimp, the size of the copied image is 359 × 278 pixels.

However, if I do copy/select half the size of the previous selection (184 × 275 pixels), then pasting works, both on writer or calc (it does also work on Gimp).

Any hint?


Comment 1 lucas 2014-05-13 04:03:30 UTC
Hi All,

I've just installed clipman (sudo apt-get install xfce4-clipman) and the issue 'bout pasting apparently is solved.

I'll keep an eye on this and keep you posted.


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