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Vim inside tmux on Mac OS X Mavericks can't copy to clipboard

Since going to Mavericks, I've lost the ability to use the clipboard in vim when run under tmux. I install vim via brew. For reference, yes, the +clipboard option is definitely set. When I run vim ...
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Command-line utility to copy file to clipboard from file path [closed]

My question is essentially the reverse of this. I am looking for a Windows utility that can copy a set of files to the clipboard, given their paths as command-line arguments. It should copy the actual ...
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Is there any program that can let me assign something to specific keys? [closed]

I want to be able to assign text (like copy paste) to each of my numpad keys (like i put in a word for numpad 1, another word for numpad 2, etc and when i click those numpad buttons, the word i need ...
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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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How to merge the different copy and paste clipboards to one on linux systems?

Linux systems provide several different buffers where programs save the clipboard information. It is sometimes confusing, how the clipboard interacts between different programs. While you can copy ...
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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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Unable to copy from vim to system clipboard

I read and tried several different solutions but I am still unable to copy from vim to system clipboard. Viceversa works, copying from outside vim and pasting with p is ok. I have installed clipboard ...
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VIM copy doesn't work in Gnome Terminal (to system clipboard)

I prefer using VIM in a gnome terminal (On Fedora 19) instead of using GVIM. But I can't seem to copy to the system clipboard. I'm pulling my hair out trying to figure this out because other threads ...
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Paste/CTRL-V doesn't work, Windows 7 Pro

I'm running a Win7 Pro machine with an i5-4430, 8GB RAM, and a Radeon HD 7570. Every once in a while (a few times a day), pasting/ctrl-v does not work. After leaving it alone for a bit, it will start ...
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In Ubuntu Linux: Pass the clipboard content as parameter to some application

Is there a tool which can pass the content of the clipboard as parameter to some application? For example I would use it like this: (1) In a text editor or whatever, for example I could highlight ...
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Clipboard manager that doesn't attach to clipboard (windows) [closed]

I'm looking for a clipboard manager for Windows that doesn't actually attach or listen to the clipboard. Basically, I want all the features of a clipboard manager like Ditto, but instead of ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions do not turn on shared clipboard and mouse

I have Windows 7 host with several Debian 7.1 guests installed via VirtualBox 4.2.14. I dont have X Window, or some other GUI addon on my Debian. I have installed VirtualBoxGuestAdditions with option ...
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When I select some text, I want it to be copied to clipboard automatically

Let's say you have firefox open on centos linux desktop. Or simply some basic text editor. You select a text. Soon as the mouse button is up. In other words selecting is done. I want it to copy it ...
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How to cat <<'EOF' arbitrary text data from clipboard

I want to paste some text into a terminal and save it to a file without using an editor, but just 'cat'. But too long lines or tabs in text make it impossible to do so with a simple command like "cat ...
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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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Process clipboard content on Mac OS?

I want to see if there is a tool or script available that I can use to modify clipboard content on the fly. Often when I'm writing code, I'd like to take a string of text and make it a slug. Instead ...
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Accessing MacOS X clipboard from

I'd like to access the system clipboard in Mountain Lion as a register in vim. The vim that comes with Mountain Lion is built with -xterm_clipboard shown in vim --version. Homebrew has a formula for ...
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How can I make sure that my clipboard is safe while browsing?

Sometimes my browser is open and I copy-paste sensitive information in an other app. (or on a different tab in the browser). May a webpage in my browser peek into my clipboard and steal info? (If ...
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Copying text from YouTube to Clipboard introduces dashes?

Here's an example of a link I found on YouTube in the comments section of a video. gnu.org/distros/free-distros.h­tml This is the way it shows up in the comment. If I highlight this link and copy ...
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The clipboard in windows 7 is slow

I have a couple machines with windows 7 installed. After copying some text into the clipboard the system delays for around ten seconds before it lets you paste it. In other apps if I try to copy some ...
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What is Lubuntu 13.04's default clipboard manager?

I can't figure out what the default clipboard manager is on my Lubuntu installation. I see i have xclipboard and lxclipboard installed, but if I run them from a terminal, both of them say another ...
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OSX Clipboard is broken in Vim

I have OSX ML and Vim 7.3. When I try to use OSX clipboard...well nothing happens. If I do "+yy for instance, nothing gets into osx clipboard. "* doesn't work either, neither does ex command yaking ...
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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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Creating a command to clear clipboard in Excel 2010

I would like to make a command that will clear (reset) Clipboard while I am using Excel 2010. I would prefer this as a button in Excel, but it can be a shortcut on the desktop as well. Is there any ...
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Cygwin copy to Clipboard when contacted to a server

When I want to copy some text/files to clipboard using Cygwin I use echo filename | clip Which works great. When I want to do the same thing after contacting to a (SSH) server, I get an error ...
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Prevent Excel from clearing copied data for pasting, after certain operations, without Office clipboard

Whenever you copy a cell or a range of cells in Excel (my version is 2010 on Windows 7), and then do something else like insert new sheet row or simply edit another cell, Excel removes the clipboard ...
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How can I edit unusual clipboard content?

I'd like to edit application specific clipboard content, with an application specific format. There are clipboard managers that let me edit the plain text content, but I'd like to access clipboard ...
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How to copy/paste tab characters via the Clipboard into terminal session on gnome / ubuntu

How do i copy text that includes tab characters from a text editor, let's say gedit into a terminal session on ubuntu/gnome? I am on ubuntu 12.0.4 using gnome classic. UPDATE This same issue ...
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Save Word document to clipboard

I often come into the following situation: Get an email with attachment in MS Outlook Open that attachment in MS Word Starting to edit the document in MS Word Start replying to the email in MS ...
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Copying text from PeopleSoft to Windows 7 Professional clipboard

When I had Windows XP, I had to select the silver windows theme in order to copy text to the clipboard in our PeopleSoft application. Now, I have Windows 7 Professional with Service Pack 1. What ...
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What is the difference between “Send To” and “Copy or Cut and Paste” method in windows operating System?

I have googled and found few Answers. But till i'm not clear about Send To and Copy Paste operation During copy and paste, when u copy something that will get stored in the clipboard and u can ...
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Is there a utility to do OCR on images on the windows clipboard? [closed]

Sometimes, I find myself typing out a lot of text from a screen capture. Its quite tedious. Is there an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program out there that would allow me to quickly convert ...
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Excel 2010 removes data from clipboard, how can I stop it? [duplicate]

The order of my actions is: Copy data from pivot table from second sheet. Paste data as value into first sheet. Notice that something is wrong in the data. Go back to the second sheet and change ...
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Is there a paste-replace shortcut?

Hello all :) This is be a petty request, but it is like an itch to me right now for a specific project: There are shorcuts for copy and paste, but I often find myself moving bits of text between each ...
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Shift+Insert clipboard only working one way between two Emacs instances

I have two Emacs instances running, one locally and the other as an X Window running on a server I am ssh-connected to. When I try to copy+paste text between one and the other, the instance running on ...
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Why would Firefox put anything in the clipboard on exit?

I have an Autohotkey script that gets triggered whenever image data (not text or other data types) is copied to the clipboard. When I close Firefox, the script gets triggered. This doesn't make any ...
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Pasting Periods into Putty Instead of Apostrophes (from MS Word)

When I'm trying to paste text from Word (or even other MSFT applications) that use an apostrophe (') or double-quotes (") into a PuTTY session, the apostrophes or double-quotes get turned into periods ...
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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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The clipboard is not shared with PuTTY under CentOS

I'm running CentOS 6 on the local machine and using PuTTY. Selection, copying and pasting text works well inside the PuTTY session. But the clipboard content on the local machine does not change. My ...
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Is there a vim plugin or other program that copy-pastes a selected text to a permanent file in one keystroke?

Is there a vim plugin or other program that copy-pastes a selected text to a permanent file in one keystroke? E.g. You select a text, do Ctrl + s and instead of copying to clipboard, it copies to a ...
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Can gnome terminal be set up, to copy selection without prompt?

I often times want to copy a set of commands from terminal, that do not have an output; say a block like this: prompt$ less file1.txt prompt$ less file2.txt prompt$ dhex file2.txt prompt$ less ...
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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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Paste rich text with formating

I would like to be able to paste rich text that I've copied (for example) from a webpage directly into notepad (or other plain text box) and retain details like urls etc. For example, if I copied ...
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In Daum PotPlayer how can I copy a timestamp to the clipboard?

I am listening to audio conversations and from that creating a summary of the interaction. It is not a verbatim transcription. I need to drop timestamp citations everywhere. How can I copy and paste a ...
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How to (re)enable clipboard on WinServer2008 VM (VirtualPC)

At some point yesterday, the clipboard on my VM stopped working. The VM is a Windows Server 200 Standard SP2 running in Windows VirtualPC, itself running on Windows7 Enterprise. I can "copy" and ...
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Can I copy image's content rather than file path in Mac finder/path finder?

I collect a lot of icons and use them in applications. In finder, when I copy an image using cmd+c into the clipboard, Finder actually copies the coaca Filename into the clipboard. When I paste ...
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How do I highlight “copy this” text on a website so that I might middle-click paste?

It seems to be one common practice on websites which intend to give the user text for copying/pasting to place this text in an <input/> or <textarea/> and pre-select it for the user. ...
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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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%paste magic function on ipython3

I'm using ipython3, installed on Ubuntu with apt-get. I can't use the paste magic function, it complains about missing Tkinter. But I do have Tkinter and the same thing works fine on ipython (2). ...
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Is there a windows clipboard manager that can switch the contents of the clipboard upon pasting?

The question is a bit difficult to explain, but what often happens is that I need to copy and replace multiple items quickly. For example, I have two words: "start" and "end". I will highlight ...