Bug 7458 - Using the clipboard is very difficult in Web Access
Summary: Using the clipboard is very difficult in Web Access
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: ThinLinc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Web Access (show other bugs)
Version: trunk
Hardware: PC Unknown
: P2 Normal
Target Milestone: MediumPrio
Assignee: Bugzilla mail exporter
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Reported: 2019-12-11 09:33 CET by Pierre Ossman
Modified: 2022-10-20 13:46 CEST (History)
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Description Pierre Ossman cendio 2019-12-11 09:33:02 CET
The current user interface for copying and pasting text is very annoying in Web Access. Instead of just doing it directly you have to go via a special text field that you open from the control bar.

The reason it is built like this is because the browsers have restrictions in place for how JavaScript can access the clipboard.

However new JavaScript APIs are available (and more on the way), so perhaps there is room for improvement.
Comment 2 Pierre Ossman cendio 2021-11-30 17:20:09 CET
Until the new APIs are in place, perhaps things can be simplified with two sync buttons like NICE DCV has solved this:

Comment 3 Pierre Ossman cendio 2022-03-24 13:07:08 CET
Upstream issue for this:


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