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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 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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Prevent MacVim copying every visual selection to clipboard

Every time the visual selection changes in MacVim, it is copied to the system clipboard. Is this normal and can it be disabled?
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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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Shortcut to open URL from clipboard

I want to create a shortcut that opens links from the clipboard. I frequently switch browsers and it's very annoying to copy/paste hundreds of URLs from one to another. I have created a shortcut to ...
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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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TeamViewer remote computer application setting local computer Clipboard text

I have a TeamViewer session open to a computer that runs an application that periodically sets the clipboard text programmatically. This application is somehow managing to set my clipboard text too. I ...
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How can I cause vim to copy text to GNU screen's clipboard buffer?

I want to yank text with a command to vim and have it end up in screen's clipboard where it can be pasted to a different application via ^A] later. vim needs to do the copying (not screen's copy mode) ...
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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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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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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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Ditto (clipboard manager): can't set shortcut of Win+<num>. Get “Error Registering Position 1”

Somone made a Youtube video on Ditto, and that person uses Win+Num to paste items from the list. He put a screenshot of his settings on Google Plus: When I try to do the same, which is to put “1” ...
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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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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?
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Notepad++ how to copy the text (only) which matches the regex expression (not the whole line)

I am looking for a simple way to copy into the clipboard all the "marks" in notepad++. I found that I could copy the whole line that match the regex using the bookmark option. But I'm looking for a ...
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Pasting from OS X clipboard manager into emacs

I love emacs. I love having my clipboard history. I've used Jumpcut for a long time and recently purchased the powerpack for Alfred and tried its clipboard manager. I have the same problem with both ...
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Gnome+NX clipboard behavior; auto-copy on select?

I am having issues with the Gnome(/Linux/Debian+Ubuntu) clipboard when connected remotely; it's default behavior appears to be to automatically add text to a clipboard buffer when that text is ...
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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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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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Tmux copy the selection to /dev/clipboard without key-mapping

Many answers related to this topic suggest to map Ctrl+y to a command that pipes tmux show-buffer to xclip. In the specific case of cygwin, the correct way to interract with the Windows clipboard is ...
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Is there a native way to access older clipboard entries in linux?

I'm looking for a method that doesn't use an external clipboard manager (at most, xclip). I tried xclip -o, but that only gives me the latest. Is there a way to step back without a manager?
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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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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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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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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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Is there an xsel equivalent that supports rtf?

I'm wondering if there is a command line clipboard manipulation program for Linux like xsel or xclip that supports RTF formatted data? What I mean is, if I use xsel to put RTF data on the clipboard, ...
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Copy and paste twice

Is there a way, to copy and paste twice? For example, is there a way, for me to copy one url, store it, and then copy another url, and then for the urls to be pasted respectively? I read somewhere, ...
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Vim copy/paste messing up indentaton

Whenever I copy something from another application and then go to paste it into vim, it messes up the indentation. For example, just now I tried to copy the manifest.json file from the hello-world ...
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From image on my computer to URL in my clipboard

I use tinypic for hosting images for forum posts, online articles, etc etc, as I'm sure many other people do too. From an image on my computer's desktop to having the URL in my clipboard after it has ...
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Xming clipboard only works one way

I recently started using Xming to display-back X11 applications from a Linux VM to my Win XP desktop. It's great -- much more useful than the solution I had before, which used VNC -- but the ...
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Virtualbox clipboard sharing

I am using virtual box. I tried to enable clipboards bidirectional option, but when I copy anything from host file to guest, the paste option is not activated. I have installed Guest Additions. Any ...
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How to paste primary selection into Vim?

I use the middle-click, or CTRL-SHIFT-V to paste indented selection into Vim: <a> <b> <c> </a> I have tried to :set nosmartindent :set nosmarttab It's used to ...
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Make emacs explicitly copy to/from the X11 selection and clipboard buffers?

In vim you can explicitly copy/paste to/from the X11 selection buffer and clipboard buffer by using "*y and "+y, respectively. My emacs is (apparently -- it's not intentional on my part) set up to ...
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Software for robotic-like job

What's the software that can help on my boring repetitive job? My daily job involve lots of data entry, copy paste, using internal system to search/input/add and look for data. AFAIK there's some ...
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Synchronized Clipboard?

Evernote, Dropbox, Xmarks and what not. Many know these but is there a software that can synchronize clipboard between devices? For what you might be asking? Here is for what: Sometimes I want URL ...
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Transfer image clipboard between host and VirtualBox guest?

Is there anyway to transfer clipboard content of image format, JPEG, bitmap or whatever, to or from the VirtualBox guest instances?
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Outlook VBA - how to copy the currently selected text into clipboard?

My question How can get the currently selected text in Microsoft Outlook 2007 in an open message window or in the currently selected message in the preview pane and copy it into the 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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Clipboard viewer for OS X that allows extracting the data in any available format

I am looking for a clipboard viewer for OS X which will show all formats that the clipboard is holding the data in. (I.e. something similar to the Clipbook viewer in Windows XP.) I found a number of ...
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How to output batch command to null

@echo off mode con:cols=40 lines=2 echo somestring|clip cls echo Wireless Password copied to clipboard. timeout 2 > NULL How do I make timeout not print any text?
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Clipboard integration with GNU Screen and Mac OS X Terminal

I am using GNU Screen on Terminal. Is there a way to use what I copied in GNU Screen into OS X's clipboard? I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.2 Screen version 4.00.03 (FAU) 23-Oct-06 Edit: I was thinking ...
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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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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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Where is the clipboard feature in Word 2013?

My question refers to the clipboard feature in word 2013. I am currently a college student and during a test, I had difficulty with my answers to the following questions. Actually, my problem lies ...
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Clipboard inconsistent between applications

I'm running OSX 10.10 and I have issues when trying to copy between applications. I find that I seem to have at least 2 clipboards. One for Adium Automator Calculator Calendar Contacts Cyberduck ...
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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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Is there a way to use the X-Window select - middle-click-to-paste behaviour on Windows?

On Linux, the last text selected can be pasted via a middle click, making copy-pasting faster for one thing, and additionally providing a second clipboard. Is there a way to add this feature to ...
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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 ...