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I use KiTTY (a PuTTY derivative) to access SSH servers from a Windows PC. But I can't find how to paste text from Windows clipboard into KiTTY SSH console (neither Ctrl+V, nor Ctrl+Shift+V seem to work, and there does not seem to be Copy/Paste commands in the window's context menu). Maybe you know?

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Right-click somewhere inside the terminal window.

I pasted "administrator" by right-clicking somewhere inside the terminal window. (The black area)

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Thanks. I've seen this, but thought it only pastes what is selected inside the KiTTY window itself. – Ivan Mar 7 '11 at 0:52

Copy and paste works similarly to the X Window System. You use the left mouse button to select text in the PuTTY window. The act of selection automatically copies the text to the clipboard: there is no need to press Ctrl-Ins or Ctrl-C or anything else. The only thing you need to do, to copy text to the clipboard, is to select it. To paste the clipboard contents into a PuTTY window, by default you click the right mouse button. You can also paste by pressing Shift-Ins.


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