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Re: Yanking as HTML

From: Chad Brown
Subject: Re: Yanking as HTML
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2016 16:55:28 -0700

> On 31Oct, 2016, at 08:48, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
>> Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 14:21:38 +0100
>> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I like this UI! But please, if you implement it, add a transient message
>>> so the user knows it is available.
>> Hm...  I could see how that might be annoying, too.  Or perhaps not?  In
>> most cases, there will be no text/html version available, I guess, so in
>> the vast majority of cases, there'll be no message.  So perhaps
>> messaging would be nice.
> I would suggest to provide also a more explicit UI, like "Edit->Paste As"
> or some such.

The various (sadly proprietary, often based on UI/code from Microsoft)
programs that I run into during work typically do this with something
like “Paste Special”, “Paste Formatted”, or “Paste and Match Style”.
In the cases where the default is to include styles, I sometimes
see “Paste Simple” as well.


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