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Copy link does not work on linux

See original GitHub issue


  1. Existing file in ~/Partyshare
  2. Click on Copy Link
  3. Message Link copied to your clipboard appears
  4. Trying to paste content does not contain new content (while expecting an IPFS link)

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 6 years ago
  • Comments:6 (6 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

hexagon6commented, Nov 20, 2017

Found the bug (or feature 😆 ):

diff --git a/src/ui/components/FileListItem/index.jsx b/src/ui/components/FileListItem/index.jsx
index d2fc176..a4643e5 100644
--- a/src/ui/components/FileListItem/index.jsx
+++ b/src/ui/components/FileListItem/index.jsx
@@ -30,8 +30,8 @@ const FileListItem = ({
               title="Copy link to your clipboard"
               onClick={() => {
-                  clipboard.writeText(url, 'selection');
-                  ipcRenderer.send(IPC_EVENT_NOTIFICATION, 'Link copied to your clipboard');
+                  clipboard.writeText(url);
+                  ipcRenderer.send(IPC_EVENT_NOTIFICATION, 'Link copied to your clipboard: ' + url);
                 <span className={styles.copy_button}>


Instead of copying to the clipboard, it copied to the selection clipboard. I expected to press ^V and get contents, instead it is a middle click on the mouse.

Proposing to change either: A) message to reflect copy to selection clipboard B) actually copying to clipboard

bhstahlcommented, Nov 21, 2017

@hexagon6 I think I prefer B as well, nice choice.

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