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Author Topic: Formatting Presets SNAFU  (Read 644 times)

djMot

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Formatting Presets SNAFU
« on: May 09, 2018, 12:38 PM »
Okay, so here I am in Notepad++ and I'm going to try out a formatting preset.  So as you can see, I have the second line of text selected.

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I'm going to try the DashToTab preset, and as there is a dash in the selected text, I presume it will be converted to a tab.

Screenshot - 5_9_2018 , 12_23_01 PM.png

This is what I get.  Whaaaaaat?

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So I hit Ctrl+z to undo since obviously this didn't work.  This is what I get:

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Okay, let's try Ctrl+z one more time...

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Wow.  Again...

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OMG!  Again?

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Yea!  Back to square one.  But, I mean, WTH?   :huh:


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Re: Formatting Presets SNAFU
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2018, 01:08 PM »
See my post in the other thread you started on the topic -- you've got to copy the clip first. It formats the last clip you copied and pastes that.
http://www.donationc....msg419888#msg419888

Not sure what's happening above as you have blurred the last copied clip.
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Re: Formatting Presets SNAFU
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2018, 01:28 PM »
I just re-tried by first copying the 2nd line, then proceeding as above.  EXACT same result.

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Re: Formatting Presets SNAFU
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2018, 03:03 PM »
I dont have Notepad++ installed here, and am unable to reproduce the problems you're having in Notepad or in browser.

Are you sure the clip was copied? -- did it show on the Quick-paste menu?
(In Options, (if not already) enable 'Play sound on capture' under 'Interface Options'.
That way you'll be sure the clip got copied without having to check.)
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Re: Formatting Presets SNAFU
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2018, 12:45 PM »
Yes, it did copy.

I tried it just now in Notepad++ again and it did exactly the same thing.

Tried in MS Word, and it worked as expected. 

Nevertheless, that still leaves a major issue with Notepad++

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Re: Formatting Presets SNAFU
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2018, 01:23 PM »
^ Naturally. Im not trying to minimise the significance of anything here. rather trying to confirm the problem.
Tom