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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 ...
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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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Can't copy certain gvim text, eg :version or error messages

Generally, my copy/paste works just fine in vim. However, when I type :version, my mouse pointer becomes a symbol like: While I can select text, I can't copy it to the clipboard. Exactly the same ...
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How do I copy statusbar text that appears when hovering a link?

For example, on this page, the status bar and href parameter of the link is: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.liveboot But the text copies when I do "Copy Link Location" ...
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Is is possible to copy binary data containing a NUL character to the X clipboard?

If I do either of: printf 'a\0b' | xsel printf 'a\0b' | xsel -b printf 'a\0b' | xclip printf 'a\0b' | xclip -selection c and then paste from the corresponding selection (PRIMARY or CLIPBOARD) on ...
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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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ctrl-c, ctrl-v not working on Windows 7

I'm trying to use my Windows 7 PC, and for some reason, Ctrl-C to copy and Ctrl-V to paste only work intermittently. I have a third-party clipboard viewer installed, so I can see when Ctrl-C doesn't ...
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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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How to send rich text to the clipboard from command line?

How can I send html to the clipboard as rich text from a script? My end goal is create a script so I can paste content from a source file into an email, but I want a general answer for pasting into ...
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Is there a Linux style clipboard available for Windows?

I like being able to highlight text and paste it with the middle mouse button while still having the actual clipboard available through cntrl+c and cntrl+v. This way I can have 2 pieces of text ...
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How to apply path in clipboard in Total Commander

I know there is a feature in Total Commander that copies actual path into clipboard. I need the opposite, which uses the path in my clipboard and navigates to it, so that I don't have to click on the ...
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VIM paste error: E353 nothing in register “”

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and got my vim set up and I have run into a slight caveat and I am not sure why it is happening. When I try to paste something with the middle mouse button, I get: ...
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Scroll with mouse in tmux without mouse highlighting controlled by tmux

From this question, Scroll shell output with mouse in tmux the setting setw -g mode-mouse on allows mouse scroll in tmux. This also causes mouse highlighting by click and drag to be controlled by ...
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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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Trim whitespace from x.org copy/paste buffer

I am frequently copying and pasting text from a browser (hundreds of times per day), but sometimes the text I select has leading or trailing whitespace. Sometimes it seems that this whitespace is ...
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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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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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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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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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VirtualBox 4.1.20 (Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit)) copy/paste is broken

I have a Windows 7 Pro host, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS guest. I cannot get the shared clipboard working. I have installed Guest Additions 4.1.20 on VirtualBox 4.1.20, have restarted, followed instructions ...
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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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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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Pentadactyl/Vimperator: howto copy image to clipboard

My question is about the Firefox add-on Pentadactyl (the question is also relevant to it's parent project Vimperator). In Pentadactyl, there is a way to save an image: ;s At this point, you select ...
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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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cat clipboard text into a terminal?

I have text in the clipboard. I want to cat it in a terminal a pipe it into another command. The exact use case is a PEM encoded X509 certificate on a website presented as text (-----BEGIN ...
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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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Ditto (Clipboard manager) troubleshooting in windows7

Is there a way to make ditto paste text instantly on enter click after selection on Windows7? (Also see here) My flow is : Bring ditto by clicking CTRL+' Select desired text. Click ENTER. Now I ...
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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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Any utilities for automatically pasting/assembling copied text from the clipboard?

I thought about writing a utility to do this, but decided to look around for one first. There are dozens of clipboard managers and clipboard-related programs, but I haven't seen one that does exactly ...
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Putting a file encoded with UTF-8 on the clipboard with CLIP.EXE under Windows?

I have a situation where I have a Java program that first write a text file and then invokes "CMD /C CLIP < textfile" to be able to put an arbitrarily large file on the Windows clipboard. Works ...
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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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where does copied file location of rdp resides in windows

In general while we copy in local windows the files resides at clipboard and it would be used from clipboard. Recently while working on rdp the normal copy paste works with ease which puzzled me ...
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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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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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Autohotkey sends literal text does not read variables

My case is simple and i don't know what i'm doing wrong, the tutorial is clear about this, it should work. When i write pste i want the contents of the clipboard send as keystrokes(i'm using it to ...
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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 ...