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1answer
68 views

How to disable text style copying on Windows XP?

Problem: I copy a text from a website, paste it on email or forum, and scream for the insanely large font it creates. Then I instantly go to notepad and re-paste, re-copy and again re-paste it to get ...
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2answers
169 views

Can I save the exact state of the clipboard in windows?

I want to save the exact state of the clipboard for future reference. Is there a way I can do this? For example, if I copied and pasted something from a rich textbox and pasted it into notepad, all I ...
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2answers
74 views

Why does winXP need to turn on the hard drive to copy text to clipboard?

I was typing some text in notepad on my Eee PC with Windows XP on it, and at some point HDD stopped (it usually stops when there is no disk activity for some time). When I needed to ctrl-x a few ...
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0answers
369 views

Clipboard cannot copy HTML only copies plain text

Whenever I copy text from a web browser and go to paste it in either Microsoft Word 2000 or OpenOffice Document's I get the HTML as plain text and not as formatted HTML. I looks all my hyperlinks, my ...
2
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1answer
67 views

Is there any tool to go through the contents of clipboard?

I want to go through its contents of the clipboard, in hex mode if necessary, depending on the content. Is there any tool for this purpose?
0
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1answer
683 views

Scheduled Task for the Print Screen Key

Is there any way to setup a scheduled task to "press" the print screen key every 10 minutes? I want to copy the entire screen to the clipboard every 10 minutes. I cannot find much documentation on ...
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3answers
4k views

Script to kill/restart rdpclip?

We use remote desktop a lot (XP to Server 2003), and people are having trouble with the clipboard randomly not working. After ensuring that all drives were selected for the remote connection, and ...
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3answers
302 views

Copying info from the device manager to the clipboard

I have a Logitech webcam, which I can plug into my Windows XP machine via USB. When I open the Device Manager, I can select the webcam and choose Properties-->Driver-->Driver Details. This gives me ...
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1answer
196 views

opening an office program will empty the clipboard

Steps: copy text open word, excel, new email from outlook, etc paste (nothing happens) I have to copy it again and paste it into the already open window. This doesn't happen with other vendor ...
2
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1answer
473 views

Clipboard feature in Windows

In Opensuse 11.0 Linux we can select any piece of text anywhere(browser, emacs..) and its in the clipboard and then we can paste it with the middle mouse click. How can i get similar functionality in ...
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6answers
6k views

How to pipe text from command line to the clipboard

I'd like to do something like dir *.* > clipboard ie. get to get the standard output of a command line program copied to the clipboard. Can this be done on a standard XP machine without ...
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2answers
521 views

What causes XP to lose the clipboard?

A few times lately I've been getting the error "Cannot open clipboard" when trying to paste. Can I get it back without re-booting? I've been using Arsclip for years as a clipboard enhancement. I'm ...
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3answers
625 views

favourite/most used folder launcher for xp?

I am regularly driven round the bend keeping track of folders (file system) Either I have to have a ton of windows open, each with a different location, or I have to renavigate each and every time ...
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2answers
885 views

Cut and paste does not work

As above, suddenly I cannot cut/copy-paste anymore in my windows XP host. I work on a VDI and I get the error message "Cannot empty the clipboard" on trying to cut/copy and paste. What could be the ...
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copy and paste in windows XP just stops working

out of nowhere my copy and paste just stops working. has anyone seen this happening. is there any recommended way of debugging what is going on and any solutions to fix it?