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RE: Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape
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RE: Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape


  • Subject: RE: Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape
  • From: "Deja User" <unix_admin@my-MAPSdeja.com>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 23:19:21 -0800

Which product will be around in 5 years? (Corel, at this moment) WordPerfect for 
Linux, or Star Office? If I'm going to spend a lot of time learning something, I want 
to be able to stick with it (hence my yearning to be a *nix sysadmin!). UA (25 years 
to retirement!).

>Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 22:43:03 -0800
>From: "Robert G. Scofield" <rscofield@afes.com>
>To: vox-tech@franz.mother.com
>Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape
>Reply-To: vox-tech@franz.mother.com
>
>Harry Souders wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 01:52:27PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
>> > > I think (guessing really) that the problem is with X11.
>> >
>> > i'm not sure it's X11's fault.  i think it's the application.  some cut and
>> > paste works flawlessly for me.  netscape does seem to be problematic,
>> > though.
>>
>> I should have said that it seems to me that X11 is partially to fault.
>> If windoze Netscrape copies and pastes the text fine, and Linux
>> Netscrape selects and pastes poorly, then yep it looks like Netscape is
>> the culprit.
>
>Okay, you folks are not going to believe this.  I just did an experiment.  I
>tried pasting identical selections from Netscape to WordPerfect8 and Star
>Office.  Guess what?  It worked flawlessly for Star Office.  This kinda bums me
>out in a way, because I really do not like Star Office, and don't think that it
>can hold a candle (that's a strange expression) to WordPerfect.   I was planning
>on getting rid of Star Office, and buying the WordPerfect 2000 suite.
>
>Bob
>
>--
>Robert G. Scofield
>rscofield@afes.com
>
>
>
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