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Copy paste not working from Android apps to native app. [duplicate]

asked 2014-02-07 16:18:04 +0200

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updated 2014-02-07 17:15:56 +0200

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Steps to reproduce:

1) Copy some text from native Sailfish app.

2) Open any Android software and copy some text.

3) Open some other native Sailfish app than the one you used in step 1 and paste the text.

Expected Outcome:

Text copied from Android app should be pasted to native Sailfish app.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by damourti
close date 2014-11-27 12:25:57.237293


I guess this is not a bug really because of the two different environments, but is a feature which would be really useful!

Deonith ( 2014-02-07 16:25:36 +0200 )edit

retag : feature-request, edit title

TNZ ( 2014-02-07 17:15:41 +0200 )edit

Same issue, with the ownCloud Android App: the share link of a file or folder does not end up in the Sailfish clipboard :(

Blizzz ( 2014-02-24 17:21:30 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-02-07 17:14:49 +0200

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Hi, your test shows us that clipboard is not full-duplex.

I just test and I can say that clipboard from Salifish to Andro works, but Andro to Sailfish doesn't. I noticed that paste command in andro works because andro calls native keyboard and paste command is done by sailfish keyboard itself. Copy/Cut commands in andro app are ineffective (clipboard not updated). It seems that andro clipboard is not managed at Sailfish level.

I think it requires a development in Alien Dalvik app to have a full-duplex clipboard.

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