[squeak-dev] [Vm-dev] ExtendedClipboardInterface and ClipboardExtendedPlugin state?
eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Sat Jan 1 01:06:47 UTC 2022
On Fri, Dec 31, 2021 at 5:27 AM Bernhard Pieber <bernhard at pieber.com> wrote:
> Maybe this question is better asked on the vm-dev list. Does anyone know
> the status of the ClipboardExtendedPlugin?
> Happy New Year!
> > Am 20.12.2021 um 09:38 schrieb Bernhard Pieber <bernhard at pieber.com>:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I tried to copy a form as PNG to the clipboard like this:
> > ExtendedClipboardInterface current addClipboardDataConvertFormToPNG:
> self imageForm
With fixes to the plugin ClipboardExtendedPlugin.c generated C file to
declare the interface it uses, and the Makefile to compile it, I am able to
copy and paste the display into TextEdit on macOS 10.14. I'll commit fixes
to the opensmalltalk-vm repository, and add the plugin to Squeak macOS
builds. Thanks for the heads up :-)
> > This seems not to work correctly. If I paste it to TextEdit I get the
> binary data starting with PNG instead of the image itself. It looks as if
> the ClipboardExtendedPlugin is not loaded. The plugin seems to be in the
> current VM source (src/pugins/ClipboardExtendedPlugin), though. I am on
> macOS Big Sur 11.6.1.
> > Should this work? I tried on Squeak 3.4, 4.6 and 5.3 but the
> ExtendedClipboardInterface is not loaded in these images.
> > Cheers,
> > Bernhard
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