[bug] can't paste images from clipboard into propane

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Justin Maxwell

08 Mar, 2010 07:01 PM

summary:
trying to paste an image from the clipboard into propane does not function as expected

steps to reproduce
1. copy image to clipboard in any format
2. click in propane text field
3. paste

actual:
nothing

expected:
icon of image file, ability to type before and after it, pressing enter commits it to stream

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by trevor on 15 Mar, 2010 06:42 PM

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    Hi Justin,

    Campfire doesn't allow 'rich' messages like you're describing, where a single message can include text and images.

    I had originally intended to detect images on the clipboard and offer to upload them but I found that Skitch (http://skitch.com/) fit better into my (and my colleagues') workflow.

    I paste into Skitch, (usually) annotate the image with arrows and comments, and then drag the "drag me" handle from Skitch onto the chat area in Propane.

    I may eventually add "detect clipboard images" to Propane but Skitch does this so much better that I have to admit it's not a high priority - sorry.

    Regards, Trevor

  2. 2 Posted by Justin Maxwell on 15 Mar, 2010 06:47 PM

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    We use skitch + propane here at mint to solve the problem too. it's a fine workaround but please keep that request on the table :)

    thanks!
    justin

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