Issue 73320

Summary: useless error message when cancelling the paste of unformatted clipboard text
Product: Calc Reporter: Frank Schönheit <frank.schoenheit>
Component: uiAssignee: frank
Status: CLOSED FIXED QA Contact: issues@sc <issues>
Severity: Trivial    
Priority: P3 CC: issues
Version: 680m199Keywords: usability
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Issue Type: DEFECT Latest Confirmation in: ---
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Description Frank Schönheit 2007-01-10 06:51:37 UTC
- copy some text into the clipboard which contains a space character
  Make sure you do this in an application which really only copies
  the text format (no HTML etc.)
- in an empty cell of a Calc spreadsheet, press Ctrl-V
=> The "Text import" dialog appears
- press Escape to cancel this dialog
=> an info message is shown saying "The contents of the clipboard could not be

Well, yes, heck, I just *cancelled* pasting, so why bother me?
Comment 1 Frank Schönheit 2007-01-10 06:54:19 UTC
This is a usability issue. If the user cancels an operation, this should
*cancel*, not disturb/distract with yet another dialog.

(Side note: The "Text Import" dialog as such is disturbing enough in daily work.
I do not know *any* other application which, upon a simply Paste, opens a modal
dialog. This is highly unusual in my opinion, and breaks my work flow multiple
times a day ...)
Comment 2 ooo 2007-01-10 15:12:46 UTC
In CWS calc41:

Regarding the disturbing "Text Import" dialog: that was introduced upon request,
see issue 15509, as we don't have a general "process clipboard data to paste"
handling with a filter options button in the Paste Special dialog.
Comment 3 Frank Schönheit 2007-01-11 08:40:46 UTC
thanks for the quick fix. I added my rant to issue 15509, thanks for pointing me
Comment 4 ooo 2007-01-18 16:28:37 UTC
Reassigning to QA.
Comment 5 frank 2007-01-22 11:49:36 UTC
found fixed on cws calc41 using Windows, Solaris and Linux builds
Comment 6 frank 2007-02-09 11:30:38 UTC
found fixed on master OOFm6 using Linux, Solaris and Windows build