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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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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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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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App to view clipboard contents on OSX in unformatted / hex form

I'm looking for an OSX application that allows you to view the clipboard data in hex format. So if, for example, there's an image copied to the clipboard, then the app shows me the image data in hex ...
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Is there a way to use C-C for copy and C-V for paste in emacs?

I know about cua-mode, but I'm specifically wanting to bind C-C and C-V (the uppercase versions) to be like the terminal in Gnome. Is there any way to do this? I tried this, but it gave me all kinds ...
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Excel 2010 removes data from clipboard, how can I stop it?

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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How to output batch command to null

@echo off mode con:cols=40 lines=2 echo BJNNAHQT4YRV57GITREWQ88|clip cls echo Wireless Password copied to clipboard. timeout 2 > NULL How do I make timeout not print any text?
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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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Prevent Word from Including Bullet Letter when Copying Text

I'm copying quite a bit of text from Word into a text-based application, line by line. The word text is structured like this: Topic a. Item A b. Item B When I highlight Item A, ...
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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?
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Enable pasting with CMD+V into a file select dialog on OS X?

I noticed that when I use a Flash-based file select, such as the one below, I am unable to paste using CMD+V into the file select location dialog. Steps to Reproduce Problem Visit any Flash-based ...
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Simple way to load/save clipboard to tempfile w/hotkey

Is there any app for Windows that can literally save the current contents of the clipboard to a specific tempfile with predefined and unchanging filename without prompting when one key combo gets ...
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Save and restore multiple layers within a Photoshop action that flattens

I'm editing comic pages with layers - "background", "foreground", "lineart" and "over lineart". I have a Photoshop action that includes a Mode->Bitmap command, which requires the image to be ...
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Program to display CSV nicely from clipboard

I'm occationaly dealing with CSV files. I was wondering if there's a program that displays the CSV nicely in an Excel-like format (bonus for enabling sorting and searching) on the fly without saving ...
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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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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 know which application uses my clipboard?

On my Windows XP, I have problems with my clipboard. Sometimes I Copy and nothing goes in the clipboard. And nothing is pasted. Excel gives me such errors : The clipboard cannot be emptied. Another ...
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Alienware computer running Windows 7 not maintaining formatting when copying HTML to clipboard

My wife's computer (Alienware Area 51 desktop running Windows 7) will not save the HTML formatting when she copies text from a web page. The text is fine, but links and formatting get stripped out. I ...
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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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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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Clipboard sync between Win/Mac/iPhone devices?

Is there a solution out there for syncing clipboard items between Win/OSX/iPhone devices? Pastebot and Syncopy come close, but both lack Windows support.
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Clipboarding Firefox RSS Links

How can I copy the RSS link which is behind the button in the addressbar into the clipboard? Left-clicking allows me to subscribe to the Feed with Firefox and right-clicking brings up the toolbar ...
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Simple way to clear clipboard(copied) contents In different platforms?

I use a Win 7 machine , Android tab and Windows mobile . All these i use password wallets to keep passwords for different things . Usually i copy those password and paste in the fields . And it stays ...
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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 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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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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Turn off (or increase size threshold) for clipboard warning in MS-Excel

This question asks how to programmatically turn off the "there is a large amount of information in the clipboard" warning" that MS-Excel pops up whenever you try to close an Excel file and the ...
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Excel 2007 - cannot open the clipboard

Every now and then within Excel when I do Ctrl-x (cut) or Ctrl-c (copy) I get the pop-up message 'Cannot open the Clipboard'. I can't see any particular pattern to it but it's very annoying when it ...
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How do you auto-type the contents of the clipboard from the host into a guest Virtual Box instance?

In the case where clipboard sharing is not possible, because there is just a console and no GUI.
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Pasting into Vista console windows broke, why?

I use Windows Vista x64 and regularly use command line windows, for instance CMD.EXE. I have enabled QuickEdit Mode (and Insert Mode and AutoComplete), to be able to quickly copy and paste text from ...
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Clipboard management like Linux in Windows

In Linux, if I select a text I can paste it in another place with a click of middle mouse button and there is no need to right click and copy or using ctrl+c hotkeys for doing so. Also the selected ...
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Ubuntu clipboard manager that pastes from popup without Ctrl+V?

I've just discovered Glipper. Is it possible to have it paste the entry from pop-up as soon as I hit enter? That is, get rid of the last step in the following sentence: Ctrl+Alt+C Navigate popup ...
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sharing emacs killed text with gnu screen

I'd like to automatically have text I kill in emacs get put into screen's clipboard. I don't care too much about travel the other direction. I can do it now via a temporary file, but I have to run a ...
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how to copy error messages in the os

Is there any application that will copy the text from an error message box into the clipboard?
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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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Is there a utility to do OCR on images on the windows clipboard?

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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PuTTY pastes the terminal selection rather than the clipboard

PuTTY/KiTTY/etc. have an option to bring up a right-click menu with a Paste option in it, rather than instantly pasting. The problem with this is that if there is a selection in the terminal then ...
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Vim: Copy selection

Having a chunk of text selected in Vim's visual mode, I'd like to copy that to the system's clipboard (be it the primary or X11's). Is there an easy solution for this? Obviously, a simple y doesn't do ...
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Is there any way to set the contents of the clipboard from Mac OS X's Terminal.app?

I'd like to be able to pipe output of commands from the terminal to OS X's clipboard just like I can do to pipe output of commands to files with the > operator (cat file.txt > file2.txt). Is ...
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Use the system clipboard in vim instead of vim's clipboard

Is there any way to use the system clipboard on Mac OS X (it is accessible with pbpaste and pbcopy to read and write, respectively) in place of vim's clipboard? So, for instance, when I did a cut or ...
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Software to store frequently used text in PC

I am a looking for a free software that can run on the task bar (near the system time) where I can store frequently used text like my full street address, paths of specific deep folders & files in ...
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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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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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copying from VIM in a screen in putty under windows

Anyway i can get text from Vim in the windows clipboard? my sessions are usually via PuTTY, and almost always in a gnu screen if using :set mouse=v i can highlight some lines and they appear in ...
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How can I load an image directly into the Windows clipboard from the command line?

My dad asked me how he could script the pasting/inclusion of images in various applications. I'm sure I could script out some quick <img src=... HTML but I believe he's also looking to do this in ...
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Glipper Panel application doesnt load on startup

I like to use Glipper, a clipboard history remembering Gnome panel application. But each time my system boots, this application gives an error. However, if I manually add it after that, it adds ...
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What to do with a frozen web page in Chrome

I've typed a bunch of text into a web page in Google Chrome. Suddenly, the page freezes. How can I copy the text to somewhere else, since I can't select it? The page also stores the text in a ...
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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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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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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 ...