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How do I create a shortcut key that will copy highlighted text into a new text editor instance?

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Autohotkey.

http://www.autohotkey.com/

I haven't tested it but the script would go something like this.

+^c::
Send ^c
Run Notepad
WinWait Untitled - Notepad
WinActivate

Send ^v

Oops. I'll translate it.

+^c:: Defines CTRL Alt C as the hotkey.

Then it presses Ctrl C

Then fires up Notepad, waits for it to load, then makes it the active window.

Then it presses Ctrl V

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Crap, why didn't I think of that. <3 autohotkey. Thanks! –  Belmin Fernandez Oct 27 '11 at 10:32

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