Pasting Text Ignores Margins - Release Candidate 5

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ArgentArts
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Sat May 23, 2020 4:43 pm Post

Hello. I'm using the current RC5 release and have seem this happening frequently -

If I copy any text, or even a table, from anywhere in Scrivener and paste it somewhere else, then margins are ignored and the text is moved flush with the left side of the page.

There is a work-around. If you can select a blank line followed by your text, then only the initial blank line will be copied with no margin while the text below it will maintain it's margin.

This issue with copy/paste only appears to happen when copying/pasting from within Scrivener. I just copied what I'd written here and pasted it into Scrivener and it appeared correctly.

Ju
Jura
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Mon May 25, 2020 3:04 pm Post

ArgentArts wrote:If I copy any text, or even a table, from anywhere in Scrivener and paste it somewhere else, then margins are ignored and the text is moved flush with the left side of the page.


I have the same problem. In my case it's related to the Scrivener doesn't copy/paste proper indentation issue.

I hope it can be fixed soon!

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gjperch
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Tue May 26, 2020 2:18 am Post

Yep. Definite bug. My workaround is to use "Paste and Match Style" and that works.

Ji
JimRac
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Tue May 26, 2020 6:35 pm Post

Yes, paste and match is also my workaround, unless I've got some other formatting going on in the copied text, e.g. underline, italics, highlighting, etc. In that case, I do a normal paste and fix the indent afterwards.
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