Copy text from layout to model space - does NOT show

Hi,
When I try to copy a text from layout to model space, the text is probably not copied or is invisible, it simply does not show up. Some kind of bug? Copying of other geometry works.

I think the last time I tried this, it did copy, but since the origin in the layout is not the same as the origin in model space, it went somewhere unexpected… I need to check again though. Maybe it went off the layout area?

Ah, and I am on Windows, so there might be a Mac-related bug I guess.

Hi Petr - just tried this on Mac and that seems to work.
Any details?
-wim

Hi @wim
sure, here it doesn´t work at all.
steps are:

  1. open a new document (whatever template)
  2. create a layout - default settings confirmed
  3. text placed in the middle of the page
  4. select the text, cmnd + C
  5. getting back to model space - top view - cmnd + V
  6. no text appears, neither select all nor zoom extent work - the text is not there

running Version 6 (6.23.20035.13182, 2020-02-04)

edit: It doesn´t work on R7 WIP either…it might be related to something on my mac. Any thoughts what shall I look for?

No - I can repeat that here now. I’ll get it on the list.
Thanks!
-wim

Cool! Thank you

Petr

Thanks for reporting - this is now RH-57200 and seems to be busted on Windows also.
-wim

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Did you try the ChangeSpace command? Ctrl+C / Ctrl+V has never worked for me. Select the text, run ChangeSpace, click on the detail view edge when prompted…

I tried that on Mac and that works, yes.

Seems like that works fine on Rhino 5.
-wim

I don’t think I did much with layouts in V5…

copy paste works on R5 not as convenient as changespace though. on the other side i cant test this on R6 since copy paste is deactivated on my ran out trial, but i remember it not working when i still had a valid R6 licence.

Yes I tried, it works.
In my case, it would be just faster to copy paste. I needed certain symbols in 1:1 and I had only the text sitting in the layout. So I was wondering if this was a bug on my side or some general issue that could be fixed in the future.

Agree, and since this works in R5, I see no point in not having that in R6 :slight_smile:

Hi Petr - apparently, because of a number of related bugs, it was decided that annotations cannot be copied from paper space into model space. You will have to use ChangeSpace from now on.
-wim

ouch, okey, thanks for letting me know