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Re: Clipboard update

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>,"Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: <edigeronimo(at)xtracard(dot)com>, <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Clipboard update
Date: 2006-04-12 17:22:08
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> >>Here's a small update to the clipboard support. It adds an 
> option to 
> >>allow using Tab as the column separator.
> >>
> >>Using tab as the separator allows you to paste the results 
> into Excel 
> >>and OpenOffice Calc while retaining the columns. I haven't had the 
> >>chance to test it, but I think it will also allow you to paste rows 
> >>into SQL Server's Enterprise Manager.
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks Ed, patch applied.
> > 
> > 
> >>We should probably consider making the default copy settings be tab 
> >>deliminated with no quoting, as that's how both Excel and the SQL 
> >>Server tools put data into the clipboard.
> > 
> > 
> > That's fine with me - does anyone object?
> Only for copy/paste; in files "tab is crap"

Agreement from me. Question though: Is the "standard format"
platform-dependent? What would it typically be on macos or linux?
Perhaps it needs a different default?



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