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How can I copy a file's path to the clipboard from Windows 7's Explorer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Copy filename to clipboard I vaguely remember some kind of "Send To" context menu option that accomplished this. Cannot recall which version of Windows. Right now, the ...
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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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Linux equivalent of clip.exe

I am trying to figure out how to copy the contents of a file to and from the clipboard in Linux (Ubuntu Server 11.10, bash). Is there a linux equvalent of the Windows command clip < filename? If ...
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Missing environment variables in Windows 7

When I fresh boot my computer everything is dandy. Then after a few hours applications like Visual Studio, Notepad++, Games, iTunes, Windows components (Cmd prompt, Explorer, etc.), etc. stop working ...
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How to (totally) stop the clipboard collection (in Microsoft word)?

When I use Ctrl+C in Word (2003) it opens the clipboard collection basket. I want it turned off, completely, always. Is there a way to do it? (I wasn't able to find it)
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Custom keyboard shortcut to paste a pre-defined text?

I've been working on several website designs lately, and it looks like I'll be making a lot more in the near future. I find myself browsing to lipsum.com and copying a handful of paragraphs of random ...
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How can I extract data from a 3rd party application's UI controls?

In 2003 I found a little utility which allowed me to select a control (like a listview) on any application, and it would copy it's contents into the clipboard. For example, you could select the ...
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How can I copy the output from a remote command into the local clipboard?

I use iTerm2 as my terminal client in Mac OS X. On the local system I can use pbcopy and pbpaste to transfer data between the system clipboard and the terminal, but of course this doesn't work when ...
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Directly paste clipboard image into gmail message

I would like to be able to directly paste my clipboard image into a Gmail message. I could then just do alt-print screen, go to Gmail compose and press ctrl-v to embed a screenshot, for instance. I'm ...
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How do we access the second last copied stuff on our clipboard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there a key combination to cycle through clipboard history when pasting in windows? Whats the best 'simple' clipboard manager available? How do we access ...
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Clipboard addon to remove text formatting

I was just wondering if anyone know of a Windows application that will remove formatting from any text in the clipboard? So if I copy something from Word into another document, the content is pasted ...
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How to access raw clipboard data on Windows?

How can I access the clipboard contents when it is in an unusual format that most programs won't accept (i.e. not easily pasteable)? I have copied something from a program, supposedly in PDF format, ...
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Windows, disable rich-text copy

On my work PC, when I copy+paste some text between two applications, the rich-text formatting from the first application is preserved when the second receives it. For example, if I am copying from an ...
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How to copy text from pentadactyl to system clipboard?

I thought I should be able to copy text like this: / + text-to-search + <ENTER> to find the beginning of text n as many times as needed to go to desired search result i to go into CARET mode ...
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What is the difference between “Send To” and “Copy or Cut and Paste” method in Windows?

I have Googled and found few answers. But I'm still not clear about "send to" vs. "copy and paste." During copy and paste, when you copy something, it will get stored in the clipboard and you can ...
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How do I view the content of the Clipboard in Windows 8?

I'm looking to visually view the contents of my clipboard in Windows 8. From what I've researched the Clipboard viewer program is only installed in Windows XP and below. Is there another way to view ...
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command line method to paste file into Thunderbird compose window?

I'm trying to paste a 3K file into Thunderbird's "Write" window (i.e. for composing new messages). This (sometimes) works: date | xclip # then use middle button to paste This doesn't work: cat ...
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Tmux copy-pipe with mouse selection

I use copy-pipe on OS X to share the system clipboard with Tmux 1.8: unbind -t vi-copy Enter bind -t vi-copy Enter copy-pipe "reattach-to-user-namespace pbcopy" This works when entering select mode ...
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Perform action when clipboard contents match regex

I use the Actions feature of KDE's Klipper utility to run certain commands when I copy something into the clipboard that matches a particular regular expression. Unfortunately, I have to turn on ...
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Is there a clipboard manager on the cloud?

I'm looking for a service like Google Cloud Clipboard which can be used not only from Google Docs but directly from my PC (Windows 7 SP1). Is it possible?
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Compiling vim with xterm_clipboard support

I checked out latest vim7 from cvs repository. cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@vim.cvs.sf.net:/cvsroot/vim checkout vim7 I tried: ./configure --enable-xterm_clipboard but I got - WARNING: ...
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How to copy files with window remote desktop?

I can do clipboard copy inside RDS client and then I can do paste on local computer. This will initiate copy process via RDS. Normal copy dialog with flying papers will appear. Is it possible to ...
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Any way to transfer clipboard between machines on the network?

Working with remote computers (using remote desktop or so) one can usually just transfer clipboard contents between those computer. But say i got 2 computers connected to one monitor via a KVM switch, ...
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How to copy image to clipboard, to paste to another application?

I want to set the clipboard to file abc.jpg, in image format, so I can paste it to gpaint, etc. X11 applications, can I? I have enabled Screen snapshot feature in Compiz windows manager, and I need ...
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Prevent vim from clearing the clipboard on exit

If I copy text into the xterm clipboard from vim, it is cleared when I exit vim. How do I prevent this?
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How to paste from clipboard into KiTTY SSH terminal window?

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 ...
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Sharing Vim Yank Register

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Vim which share their yank registers? I'd like to avoid having to yank to the system clipboard with "+y or opening my files in split windows within the same ...
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Copy the entire content of a file opened in Putty to clipboard

I know ho to copy and paste using Putty, but I was wondering if there was a way to select and copy to clipboard the entire content of a file that is opened, say, with nano. Is this possible? The ...
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How do I prevent microsoft-word from prepending a space when pasting from clipboard?

When I cut and past a single word in word 2003 using the clipboard a space is "helpfully" prepended. How/where do I tell word to stop doing that? I suppose there is a configuration option, but I can't ...
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How can I hide the error message “There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred.”

I use Adobe Acrobat Pro X on Windows 7 x64 SP1. I keep having the error message "There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred." while I hit Ctrl+C. The message is ...
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How can I copy into the Mac clipboard from vim?

I can paste from vim in one terminal window to vim in another, but not to anything outside vim. I've read numerous posts on the subject, and nothing I've found has helped. Copy/pasting from MacVim ...
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How to have right click menu to copy full folder path to clipboard?:

How can I add a right click menu item so that when actioned on a folder it will copy the full folder path to the clipboard. eg. If I right click on folder "ABC" on the desktop it should copy ...
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Manipulate system clipboard via bash script

Is it possible to have a bash script put some text in the system clipboard? (I use Ubuntu with default Gnome and Bash.)
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Copying a textfile from GNOME terminal to clipboard

How to copy an output on a GNOME terminal to clipboard from command line. I'd like to be able to paste text from my console textfiles smoothly to Firefox.
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Is there a ClipX eqivalent for Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clipboard manager for Ubuntu? I'm looking for an application that allows me to store multiple items in the clipboard. On Windows I use ClipX for that. Do you know such a ...
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Is there a command line tool in cygwin to copy a file to the clipboard?

I'd like to do something like this: On the command line, copy a file to the Windows clipboard In Windows Explorer, paste the file/files into a current location Is there a simple tool to do this, ...
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Does ClipX work on Windows 7 / 2008 R2 x64 SP1?

ClipX always crashes these days. It seems to still work on my laptop, which I have not yet updated to Windows 7 SP1, but it crashes on my desktop PC and servers. I have started using Ditto, but ...
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clipboard manager which has logging and sticky items?

I use ClipX as a clipboard manager but it crashes in some Office Applications and soemtimes doesn't show copied items in its list. I liked it because it has a logging feature and sticky items. I am ...
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How do I copy the contents of a dropdown list to paste into a text document?

I'm looking for a tool that surely must exist somewhere... There's a dropdown list on a webpage with numerous values in it. I simply want to copy these values into the Windows clipboard and paste ...
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How can I stop “clipboard hijacking” globally? [duplicate]

this is getting to be a real bugbear of mine, and from what i understand it's becoming more common. a few of you might have heard of tynt, a site that offers clipboard-hijacking services. with their ...
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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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How do I share clipboard with virtual machine running Ubuntu Server?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS in a VirtualBox machine, and manually installed the Guest Additions successfully. However, I found I couldn't use shared clipboard with the operating ...
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How can I prevent shift-delete from cutting in Windows?

I want to prevent Shift-delete from putting the selected stuff to the buffer - it overwrites what I already have in the clipboard, which is a problem, because I always use Ctrl+X for cutting and ...
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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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is it possible to monitor and log “read from Windows clipboard” events?

processes like Notepad or browser have legit reasons for accessing clipboard in short bursts, typically associated with keyboard and mouse activity. The vast majority of processes have no business ...
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Chrome - Copy/Paste URL from Address Bar retains font formatting

When you copy and paste a URL from the address bar of FireFox or IE it is put on the clipboard as plain text. When you copy and paste a URL from the address bar of Chrome it is put on the clipboard ...
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How to get clipboard working for shared VMs on VMWare Workstation

You can connect to shared VMs running on VMWare Workstation 8 if you configured your VMWare correctly. Host and client are both Windows 7. One disadvantage of shared VMs is: The clipboard feature ...
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Is MacVim copy-to-clipboard supposed to be working on OS X Mavericks?

I've recently found out that I can no longer copy text out of MacVim and paste into other Mac apps. I used to be able to do this on Mountain Lion. I have the usual configurations set, namely: set ...
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Is there a way that a tooltip message that appears in the browser can be copied into the clipboard?

This is not code I am writing. Otherwise I would use css, js, or an ie8 accelerator for what I need. Also. I am looking for something my endusers (non technical) can use. So viewsouce, etc won't help. ...
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How to make Excel retain the contents of its clipboard [duplicate]

I'm making a list in Excel where many rows have the same data in a number of columns, enough so that I'd like to hit Ctrl-C once on this set of common data, and then just hit Ctrl-V every time I make ...