Copy and paste not working after update?

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Ella Feldmann
Ella Feldmann on 20 Jan 2017
Commented: amin ya on 30 Dec 2018
Hi, I think my matlab updated to the latest version this morning. Now the copy and paste functions wont work from other applications to matlab. Copy and paste still work between scripts in matlab. How can I change the settings back to what they were before?

Answers (2)

Philippe Lebel
Philippe Lebel on 27 Dec 2018
Edited: Philippe Lebel on 27 Dec 2018
this will maybe seem redundant, but for precision of answer:
the path to change the keyboard setting in order to allow copy-paste as mentionned in Ed's post is:
HOME -- > Preferences --> MATLAB --> Keyboard --> Shortcuts.

Ed Marquez
Ed Marquez on 26 Jan 2017
The keyboard short-cuts for Copy (Ctrl+C) and Paste (Ctrl+V) may not work if the "Editor/debugger key bindings" preference is set to "Emacs" instead of "Windows". This may be worth checking for your MATLAB.
In order to check the MATLAB Keyboard preferences File -- > Preferences --> Keyboard --> Shortcuts. If the "Active Settings" option is set to "Emacs", the Copy (Ctrl+C) and Paste (Ctrl+V) features will be disabled. To enable these features, change the "Editor/debugger key bindings" option to "Windows" and click on the "Apply" button in the right bottom corner of the "Preferences" window.
amin ya
amin ya on 30 Dec 2018
Same here. Restart helps but annoying.

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