With Eddie it is possible to exchange text data in a simple ASCII format with other windows (or even other applications) via the system clipboard. For this blocks of text are converted by Eddie to a simple text format; this will lose all information about styles, rulers and special control codes, as they cannot be reproduced in this way. Paragraphs will be separated by blank lines; every paragraph corresponds to one long line.
This function copies text stored in the system clipboard to the current cursor position in Eddie's window.
When copying text data back from the clipboard, the visible characters will be transferred first. Lines following each other will be conflated into one paragraph.
The form feed character will be replaced by the
forced break to
the next frame control code. Tabulator characters will be