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Text Input Tool - Paste Multiple Cells

Support richer copy/paste functionality within the text input tools.  Specifically allowing multiple records to be pasted at one time when bringing in lists from an unsupported file sources.  


Currently when multiple rows or cells are selected and copied.

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Only 1 value is copied into the text input record:

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Adding and selecting multiple rows results the same - only 1 record pasted.  

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I get the same results when I use the Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+V. However, if I use the paste button at the top of the Text Input Configuration window, the source cell arrangement is retained for me.


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Yup that totally works, I hadn't tried anything besides the keyboard shortcuts.   Thanks!

Status changed to: Coming Soon

Thank you for suggesting this! We are making several improvements to paste within the Text Input, including this.

Status changed to: Implemented

Thank you for this suggestion! It is now available, along with several other Text Input improvements, in the 2019.4 release (