Re: [Rd] Minor Windows clipboard issue

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Thu 27 Apr 2006 - 21:02:03 GMT

On 4/27/2006 4:10 PM, gordon smith wrote:
> Hello
>
> I have a small problem in Windows RGui using Remote Desktop when the
> clipboard paste menu item becomes unexpectedly disabled.
>
> I'm using Remote Desktop to connect from a Windows 2000 workstation
> client to RGui running on Windows Server 2003. After text is pasted to
> RGui from the client a couple of times, the "Edit : Paste" menu item
> becomes disabled when data should be available from the clipboard.
> Pasting of clipboard contents is disabled at that time for a local
> Notepad also. The paste menu item is re-enabled when the following happens:

If it happens for both R and Notepad, it's presumably a Windows bug, isn't it?

>
> 1. Cut/copy from a local application (remote paste remains disabled
> when attempted again).
> 2. Disconnect and reconnect the remote desktop connection (remote
> paste becomes enabled).
>
> A simple workaround is to paste into Notepad on the remote host, then
> cut/copy from the local Notepad into RGui.

I don't follow this: didn't you say above that pasting is disabled for Notepad, too?

> I haven't located any useful material, but VNC and/or eclipse may also
> have (had) this problem.
> _https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=70077_
>
> I can't locate the VNC item.
>
> > version
>
> platform i386-pc-mingw32
> arch i386
> os mingw32
> system i386, mingw32
> status
> major 2
> minor 2.1
> year 2005
> month 12
> day 20
> svn rev 36812
> language R

That's not the current release....

Duncan Murdoch
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