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how to copy the results from a grep command to the bash clipboard?

If I type something in a Linux bash terminal with no X, and then use Ctrl+u, whatever I typed is stored in the bash "clipboard" (for lack of a better term), and I can type it again doing Ctrl+y. How ...
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Program to Copy File Path with Mac OS X (that works with Open With)?

I'm looking for a free application that I can use to copy paths in Mac OS X. The paths are listed in a third party program (Fresh) and I can right click them. I wish they would just build in an option ...
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Cross platform network aware clipboard

Do you know of any network-aware cut'n paste (clipboard) tool between Windows (XP min) and Linux (Ubuntu) - Need to free scarce brainpower resource consumed by retyping dodging strategies.
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Snippets between desktop and laptop

The Situation: At work, I have a nice beefy desktop running Windows Server 2008 R2 (SharePoint dev machine). My handy ThinkPad is right next to it. Every once in a while I'd like to cut and paste or ...
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OS X: How can I copy the shell path to clipboard?

When working with files on my mac I employ a mixed approach of shell/finder or keyboard/mouse, similar to working with 4NT and Explorer on Windows. One thing I use(d) extensively on Windows is to ...
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Recovering the contents of the clipboard in OSX

Is there any way to retrieve the contents of the clipboard in OSX? By mistake, I overwrote the contents, and I lost some important content.
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What causes XP to lose the clipboard?

A few times lately I've been getting the error "Cannot open clipboard" when trying to paste. Can I get it back without re-booting? I've been using Arsclip for years as a clipboard enhancement. I'm ...
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Copy text with inline hyperlinks as plain text [duplicate]

How can I copy selected text from Firefox with inline hyperlinks as plain text? text { hyperlink | http://example.com } more text A partial solution is here, but it's far from perfect. I have been ...
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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 to copy equations as MathML from Word for Mac 2011

On Windows Word 2007 and later includes a new style equation editor. When copying equations they are placed onto the clipboard as MathML (in addition to other formats), and can be pasted into ...
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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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Cannot copy-paste files/folders between local and remote machines but can copy-paste text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t copy and paste in Remote Desktop session I remote desktop to another machine(B) in the office network from my machine A(also on the network). On the machine B, I ...
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Windows 7's clipboard is erased on his own when I copy an url

I have an issue on a PC in my client office. When I copy a URL from Internet Explorer (URL bar or inside a page), a new tab is opened and the clipboard is erased. I tried with other web browsers, ...
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How can I copy Growl output to the clipboard?

Is there any way I can copy Growl notifications to the clipboard, or store them to a file? If I get a notification I'd like to be able to do something like right click it and choose "copy to ...
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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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Microsoft Word clears clipboard data when it closes

When I copy information from a document (just some text) out of Microsoft Word, then close the document and re-open it, the clipboard data is gone. What is happening here, and how can I stop ...
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Can't copy/paste to/from system clipboard in Terminal on Mac

I can't copy or paste to or from the system clipboard within the Terminal. Neither Cmd-C/Cmd-V nor menus work. Instead, Terminal seems to be using it's own buffer for copy/paste operations. I am ...
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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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Copying info from the device manager to the clipboard

I have a Logitech webcam, which I can plug into my Windows XP machine via USB. When I open the Device Manager, I can select the webcam and choose Properties-->Driver-->Driver Details. This gives me ...
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Copying text from pidgin doesn't seem to make it onto the clipboard in Windows 7

Copying text from pidgin using ctrl+c or right click and copy doesn't seem to make it onto the clipboard in Windows 7. Has anyone else experienced this? I'm using pidgin 2.7.9, but it's been occurring ...
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Cron jobs and clipboards

Pbpaste doesn't seem to work as expected when I run it from a cron job. I have an applescript that opens a PDF file in Preview and sends it the copy command and then closes Preview. Next I'd like to ...
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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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Paste From Clipboard not always working

So, this has been driving me crazy for a bit, but now I have a repro: On my work machine, I cannot copy/paste some text into some applications. Example: If I click on the address bar in Windows ...
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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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Copy Paste Between Excels over Remote Desktop Services

Currently a number of our users have an issue whereby they attempt to copy data from excel on their computer and paste it to excel on a terminal server. If users use standard paste (i.e. ctrl+v) an ...
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Every other line is blank when copying an HTML document and pasting it as plain text

When I copy a text from an HTML document (e.g. from Firefox, Thunderbird, Internet Explorer...) and paste it as text then after every HTML paragraph (<p>) an empty line is inserted. This also ...
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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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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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Windows clipboard manager tool with item expiration [closed]

I am looking for a tool that stores the last n (e.g. 10) items copied into the Windows clipboard and presents a simple selection menu for pasting upon pressing a hotkey. I know that there are dozens ...
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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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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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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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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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Most efficient way to paste cell reference into clipboard as string? [closed]

I wish to copy the reference to a Range in Excel as a String as efficiently as possible. I wish primarily to minimise keystrokes and conditionally not use custom VBA or the mouse. At the minute, I ...
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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 ...
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VirtualBox bidirectional clipboard sharing stops working after some time

Clipboard sharing starts working fine, but it stops working after some time (until I reboot the machine). From what I understand sometimes the guest additions stop working. I read that I should see ...
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Clipboard contents are changed without warning by TextMate

If I copy a section of text from Chrome (also Safari, TextEdit, etc.) and look at what is in the clipboard the types listed (this example is for Chrome) are: ( "public.utf8-plain-text", ...
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Windows 7 Print Screen Working Half of the Time with Photoshop (CS2)

I take a lot of screenshots of the work I do and paste them in to Photoshop (CS2). Sometimes, every other print screen event does nothing, and when I go to paste in Photoshop, it just pastes the same ...
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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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Windows 7 clipboard has a graphic on it by default

I have a Samsung mini laptop with Windows 7 Home premium installed. Any time I start a program that can access the clipboard, I find that a graphic is already on it (without me adding it). I have ...
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Clipboard does not paste correct hyperlink on outlook 2007

last week this problem is not showing however today when i paste a copied a hyperlinked text on outlook, it won't appear correctly. i changed every settings to default and to no avail. i don't have ...
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Automatically copy image into Power Point on Mac

I'd like to automatically copy an image (that is saved from MATLAB) into a Power Point presentation. Ideally I'd like to copy an image onto the clipboard, and then be able to paste it into Power ...
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Copy/Paste (Clipboard like) functionality from a VNC desktop

I use TightVNC, RealVNC to access the Remote Linux(CentOS,Ubuntu) desktops by running a vncserver on the remote machine. When I connect to those servers from my Windows host: Can I use the ...
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Software like xclip that comes standard on just about all Linux Distros with X?

I have an application that needs to access the clipboard on *nix OSs but I do not have access to the x event loop because of how it works. Therefore I need to send a command to another application to ...
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Windows software that lets me drag and drop clipboard contents?

I use Prezi. I'd like to be able to quickly copy an image to my clipboard and paste it into Prezi. Simply copy pasting doesn't work. Dragging and dropping an image does. Is there an application ...
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Cannot copy/paste to Windows 7 after an amount of time

A user on my network (after some hours of work) is unable to use copy/paste on their Windows 7 machine, either with right clicking or with Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V. The system is fairly new, so malware problems ...
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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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Firefox sometimes adds space when I select a word

I have this text in my browser window: Your userid is XXX Your temporary password is JBAQJiK9 Please visit `<URL>` and update your password and profile If I double click on any word except ...
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How to copy password from Mono-executed KeePass2 to xterm on Linux?

I use KeePass2 to access username/password information in a Dropbox file. This allows convenient access from multiple devices. I can't seem to copy a password to the clipboard on my Linux ...
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How to paste a large text in browser in HTML text area

I'm trying to paste a large material on my site. Unfortunately, if I select more then a 1000 lines or so browser doesn't react on 'paste' command. I can paste it in text editor without any trouble, ...