Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

In Visual Studio, I can cycle through my clipboard history by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+V rather than CTRL+V. I believe it's called a clipboard ring. But that feature doesn't seem to exist outside of Visual Studio, at least not with the same key combination. Is there a key stroke combination built in to windows to do the same, i.e. be able to cycle through your clipboard history while pasting?

share|improve this question
1  
dunno about win7, did you assume that it does? Winxp has no clipboard history! For win xp at least, Look at c:\windows\system32\clipbrd.exe it's pretty crappy. You may need an alternative. –  barlop Feb 25 '11 at 13:28
    
I am using Windows 7. Honestly, I just assumed that the feature would work the same, independent of windows version - seems that may not be the case. And I wasn't aware that XP had no clipboard history. –  carmbrester Feb 25 '11 at 13:32
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 7 down vote accepted

Windows (7 and previous versions) does not have such a built-in clipboard management feature; but you might want to read the following article:

http://lifehacker.com/5298615/five-best-clipboard-managers

I recommend ditto and clipX.

share|improve this answer
    
The question linked to has been 'removed from Super User for reasons of moderation'. –  Luke Girvin Sep 2 '13 at 12:47
1  
I updated my answer. Thanks for the feedback. –  Mehper C. Palavuzlar Sep 4 '13 at 14:31
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.