Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 181424
snapshot tool cannot paste into other applications (Star Office 8, GIMP)
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:06 EDT
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Description of problem:
Using the snapshot tool inside of acroread will copy the image to the clipboard, this image is then not able to be pasted into StarOffice 7 or 8, or The GIMP.
This occured when we moved to RHEL 3 Update 6. Before upgrading to Update 6, we had acroread 5, and this problem was not seen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a PDF in acroread 7.0.1
2. Use the snapshot tool to select an area of the PDF
3. Paste into Star Office document
Actual Results: Error box stating the clipboard format isn't available
Expected Results: A picture should have been pasted.
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