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Virtualbox clipboard not working

I have problem to make the clipboard works on my VM the informations is following VirtualBox Version: 5.0.20 r106931. Host: Ubuntu 16.04 VirtualBox Extension Pack installed. Guest: Windows 10 Guest ...
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Android; xclip alternative

Android uses surfaceflinger instead of X11. By extension, this means that xutils like xclip won't work. How can I copy to the Android system clipboard from pipes, stdout, etc. in a similar fashion?
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AutoHotKey: copy file from Windows Explorer, paste path to Notepad2

I'm searching for a way to do that. Using ArsClip's Clipboard Bar, I see that when I select a file o Windows Explorer and copy it, its full path is stored on clipboard. If I keep selecting Windows ...
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Share clipboard between 3 computers with RDP & VMWare (Ubuntu)

From my windows10 workstation 'Oren-PC' i connect with RDP to another windows10 machine 'devServer'. On 'devServer' machine I have VMWare installed with a Ubuntu 14.04 OS machine (VMWare tools ...
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How do I paste a text from the clipboard as if the characters were typed one by one?

Some rich text editors, e.g. Confluence, allow typing formatted content as markup and convert it to rich-text on the fly. This means I cannot paste markup content into the editor. How do I simulate ...
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Sending accented characters to Clipboard from a batch file

I've been trying to find a solution to this, but I wrote a basic program to automatically produce an "outage" report more or less, that I need copied into the clipboard so that I can paste it into a ...
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How to copy file (as in file handle, not contents) to clipboard from within SlickEdit or Notepad++

I'm wondering if there is built-in or plug-in functionality for this feature for either of these apps. I'd like to be looking at file open in SlickEdit or Notepad++, and then either from a menu or ...
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How to make Excel pay attention to the clipboard

I use Excel 2013 for a few hours every day, and I really hate it. Outlook is worse, but most of the Office suite saps productivity rather than increasing it. One example, which maybe someone can help ...
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Does Windows (7) impose a limit to size of drag and drop data?

I am using a program, ProRealTime, that has some data which can be drag and dropped to other programs, such as Notepad++, Open Office Writer etc. I do not get all the data though, and thinking that it ...
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Can citrix remote admin track my clipboard usage on home computer

I use my work computer through remote connection when I am home. I noticed that whenever I copy something on the remote connection it shows up in the clipdiary on home computer. Can the citrix admin ...
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Extra whitespaces in clipboard with TeamViewer

I'm connecting from Windows to an Ubuntu computer (and vice versa) and I'm copy-pasting values from one to another. The strange problem is the text I copied usually ends up with a lot of blank ...
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Remote desktop and clipdiary

How do I disable the local clipdiary from copying information from the remote session but still work when using local machine.
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how to select emailadress or www link with doubleclick in autohotkey?

how to select and copy an emailadress or www link by doubleclick at once into clipboard with autohotkey? eg mailadress in a text part of any program. Thanks for any advice Andreas
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How do I copy text in firefox with custom JS

This subject is related with this one. But I didn't found a solution that works. The answer that is marked is just specific for some site, and @Mike 's answer doesn't help. I have a lot of sites, ...
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How copy and paste screenshots from Linux to rdesktop running Microsoft Windows

I would like to know how to configure things to allow me to copy and paste clipboard screenshot image data from Linux to a currently running rdesktop window. Specifically, this is what I want to be ...
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Multi position clipboard on Windows [closed]

I often find myself in a situation when I need to copy multiple pieces of text or files and keep them in Windows clipboard at the same time. This is, of course, impossible by default since Windows ...
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Windows utility/tool command line to move clipboard to file

I have seen a similar tool CLIP here Clip command but it works into clipboard not the other direction. I have seen references to "paste" but this doesnt appear to be part of windows. I need to find a ...
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Error “Cannot open clipboard”

I am running Windows 10. A few weeks ago, applications at random give me this message when I try to copy something to / from the clipboard. Cannot open clipboard If I reboot, then the same ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions broke my VM

Guest Additions stopped working for me after a VM restart. I saw this post and figured it would solve my problem. But the instructions there, here, and here all do not work for me. I've mounted ...
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Pasting entire macros in a remote console shell

I am configuring a server using its remote console (which is not SSH, as I haven't installed the OS yet). Unfortunately after a long series of driver failures I end up repeating typing the following ...
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Copy file name to clipboard and paste it in chrome omnibox

What I'm after is to be able to come home and have the webpages I need already open. Using a combination of IOS Siri & Reminders, Evernote, IF (formerly IFttt) and Dropbox ive managed to be able ...
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Browser extension/add-on to copy title to clipboard

Is there a Firefox add-on or Chrome extension to copy the current page title + url as a link, so that I could insert it into Google/MS Office/Libre Office docs? It's generally convenient to have a ...
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Is it possible to limit clipboard access on a per application basis in windows?

Hopefully this one is easy enough to understand, but is it possible to limit clipboard access on a per application basis, specifically in Windows 7, but I'd assume it would apply to most other ...
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How to disable marching ants from overriding my external clipboard data in Excel 2016?

Did the copy-and-paste behavior change in Excel 2016? Every time I want to copy something from an external application, I have to press Esc first in Excel 2016 to cancel the marching ants (selection ...
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I can't paste an image to GIMP from my desktop

I can't paste an image that I copied from my desktop to GIMP 2. It always says that There is no image data in the clipboard to paste. But whenever I copy a picture from the internet or from ...
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Hangul characters being replaced by question marks on copy and paste

Before I recently re-installed Windows 7, I had no issues copying and pasting Korean (Hangul) characters to and from certain applications (in my case, Chrome, Notepad, Skype, etc), however, after a ...
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Populate command line from script

I have a PHP script that goes through a lot of complication and, in the end, produces a command for the user to run. Right now, it prints the command and then quits. The user has to copy the command ...
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Is there a clipboard manager for Windows that recognizes ALL formats in the clipboard?

I have tried 10 different Windows clipboard managers and none recognize certain automation data in an audio program (specifically automation node values in Cubase 8). InsideClipboard by NirSoft is a ...
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Clipboard doesn't work between Win7 (local) and Linux (remote)

I'm using win7 64-bit and connecting to a remote-desktop Linux. I can not copy text between them. I tried this killing rdpclip.exeand then create again, but that doesn't work. What should I do?
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Has Microsoft changed how the Clipboard works in Windows 10?

Now that I almost disconnected our file server, I need to ask the question: Has Microsoft changed how the Clipboard works? I am currently working on our IT documentation. I needed to verify that a ...
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Allow pasting text in Windows VNC client via simulated keystrokes

I would like to be able to paste local clipboard text into a remote VNC session via simulated keystrokes, as opposed to direct transfer of clipboard contents. Why? I am using Veency VNC server on my ...
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Can't copy certain gvim text, eg :version or error messages

Generally, my copy/paste works just fine in vim. However, when I type :version, my mouse pointer becomes a symbol like: While I can select text, I can't copy it to the clipboard. Exactly the same ...
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copy png image to clipboard in windows from commandline preserving transparency

I have tried nircmd.exe for this, it turns transparency to black. I have also tired XnView, which turns transparency to white. Don't know how to do this with ImageMagick either, I thought that ...
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Why can't I share the clipboard using TightVNC server on Windows from Mac's screen sharing?

I have the TightVNC server running on Windows 7 Home Edition and I'm using Screen Sharing on Mac OS X. On the Mac, the clipboard sharing button is greyed out: If I copy and paste in either OS, the ...
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Sublime paste in snippet

I have got a sublime snippet to get console.log in js who look like that : <snippet> <content><![CDATA[console.log('$1', $1);]]></content> ...
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Windows - Possible to develop a global right-click menu item

I'm attempting to create a menu item, which is essentially like a global clipboard. A user would be able to right click, and then hover over the menu item, and then select from the sub-menu items the ...
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Windows clipboard to command line

I'm trying to make a script that copies text with a simple macro and have a running .bat file extract the text from clipboard and set it as for instance var1. set /a var1=|clip| The above code was ...
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Program to use hotkey to paste text from multiple clipboards

I program quite a bit and want to store code snippets so I can use a hotkey to paste them. I have found programs that will simulate typing stored text, but want the more instantaneous paste action. ...
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Clipboard Stopped Working: Centos 6

I have a client in my office that's running CentOS 6.x that's experienced a curious GUI malfunction. Basically the clipboard has stopped accepting output system wide. For example in Gedit "ctrl+C" ...
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Is there a way to get the path when right-clicking on a file icon in Agent Ransack?

Agent Ransack will show a list of file icons you can right click on. To get the file path you have to go to Properties, select the file path, then copy it. I want to just right click on the file ...
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Remove Clip board from Shell

I have been trying to remove the feature clip board copy to Shell. We have requirement to disable the feature where we can copy paste from windows & then paste to the console via Putty to avoid ...
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How to copy current window to clipboard in Windows 10

Last week, I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1. In Windows 10, I want to know how to copy a screenshot, directly to the clipboard, of only the current window. In previous versions of Windows, ...
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How can I boost clipboard sync over RDP on my local network?

I have two computers on the same network, one of them has two monitors. On the one with two monitors I like to have RDP open on one monitor that is always connected to the other computer. Everything ...
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Copy file-path as hyperlink with a name

I have searched and searched, and not found a satisfactory answer to the following problem. I want to be able to copy the URL of a file(s) within Windows, and be able to paste it as an HTML link with ...
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Screenshot will not copy to clipboard in Ubuntu 14.04 Unity desktop. How can I fix this?

I have been able to take screenshots without issue until today. Now screenshots are being produced but will not copy to the clipboard. If I use the screenshot app and save the image to a file this ...
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Preventing Copy Paste to another system

I gave a remote access to one freelancer i hired so that i do not have to transfer the files, but he smartly used copy paste through team viewer and took away the data by the time I realize, i read on ...
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Using auxiliary clipboard for Windows

Is it possible to use an alternative clipboard in Windows 7 instead of the default one. I have researched quite a bit online but I was only able to find clipboard managers which was not what I was ...
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Exceed X server not allowing copy/paste from windows apps to X apps

Most of the time I can copy/paste just fine from Chrome on Windoze to EMACS running on linux, displayed on Windoze using Exceed onDemand Client 8. But then it will get into some kind of state where ...
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Is there any way to copy null bytes (ASCII 0x00) to the clipboard on Windows?

Null bytes (ASCII 0x00) don't appear to be copyable (Ctrl+C-able) on Windows. For a demonstration of this, open up your browser's dev console and do console.log('a\x00b'). If you try and copy-paste ...
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How to get file path of selected file in Finder into clipboard? Issue with Jumpcut

I used to be able to get the file path from any selected file in Finder by hitting a keyboard shortcut. I'm running an automated script that takes Files and Folders in Finder and uses the built-in ...