[squeakland] Copy/Paste Graphic from Clipboard in MSWin

Darius Clarke socinian at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 14:55:24 EDT 2010

I understand. Perhaps I can make a small suggestion for a pop-up error
message to that effect or just catching and consuming the error when running
in windows. I can easily imagine a use case of someone using eToys on
windows trying to paste.

I did try to find a Jira issue about this. Sorry if I missed it. If there
isn't one, maybe add one to say that the solution isn't implemented yet for

- Darius

On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 7:07 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>wrote:

> On 26.10.2010, at 09:29, Darius Clarke wrote:
> Hello dev team,
> I've tried to copy and paste a graphic (print screen for example) from the
> Windows clipboard buffer into eToys 4.1.1 in both Win7 and XP.
> I get a walkback that ExtendedClipboardWinInterface doesn't understand
> #openClipboard called from #readAvailableFormats .... which is true that the
> method isn't in the image.
> I've found #openClipboard in the Sophe code and imported it.
> Now the FFI call to 'user32.dll' fails.
> Any suggestions how to get the call to user32.dll in #openClipboard to
> work?
> Well, you would have to install the FFI plugin. We do not ship this with
> Etoys for security reasons. On Mac and Linux, the ExtendedClipboard plugin
> does the work, no FFI is needed. But that has not been implemented for
> Windows yet/
>  - Bert -
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