Re: filtering and copying in gnumeric (Andrea Taroni)

David Stanaway wrote:
Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:
On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 18:06 -0500, David Stanaway wrote:
Yeah - it is a must have, but an intrusive implementation would be needed.

First step would be an acknowledgment from the developers that this is a feature worth implementing. Any patch that attempts to make it work is going to touch a lot of things.
I am not sure that it would indeed have to touch a lot of things. A
"simple" implementation could simply consist of another option in the
"past special" section to paste only the visible items in a compressed

That is true. It would be a different behavior than the 2 other main spreadsheet players though.

One benefit to that approach is it adds some functionality that isn't there with the other spreadsheets with reguard to hidden rows/columns. If you copy/paste a selection which includes hidden regions, the get revealed when you paste.

Also - this approach only covers copying from filtered regions, it doesn't cover any other interactive operations like deleting a selection etc...

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