[IPython-User] figure copy/paste doesn't work on MacOS X with OpenOffice
Sun Aug 21 16:26:56 CDT 2011
On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 13:51, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Chris Withers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I tried to copy (selected the plot by dragging across it, then tried
> > both Ctrl-C and right-click->copy image) a plot from iPython's inline
> > mode to OpenOffice.org 3.x, nothing happened.
> > What am I doing wrong?
I'm not sure. I would doubt that the select + cmd-C would work (copy
is cmd-C on OSX, not ctrl-C), since you would be selecting the HTML
context of the image, not the image itself.
right-click->copy image does seem work for me. I successfully pasted
into Chrome, Preview, and Photoshop. After you copy, can you create a
New Document from Clipboard in Preview (cmd-N)? Maybe it's OpenOffice
that's having a hard time.
I am using the PySide binary from
http://developer.qt.nokia.com/wiki/PySide_Binaries_MacOSX on System
Python 2.7.1 on 10.7.1
> not sure. On ubuntu 10.10, I just tried 'copy image' from the menu,
> then in openoffice 3.x I did Ctrl-V, and it worked. I got the png
> which isn't very high resolution, but it did work...
> What platform are you on?
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