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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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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 ...
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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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How to bind a key to issue two commands in visual mode?

This question is more general than the problem I am currently faced with, and may not have a solution. But my real problem may have a solution if there is no general solution. What I want to do is if ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How do I prevent microsoft-word from prepending a space when pasting from clipboard?

When I cut and past a single word in word 2003 using the clipboard a space is "helpfully" prepended. How/where do I tell word to stop doing that? I suppose there is a configuration option, but I can't ...
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script to create windows 7 new sticky note

I wrote a program that will take text on my clipboard and write it to a temp file and then open that temp file in notepad. The program is called paste.exe and I put it in my path, so I could just ...
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Open clipboard data using some hotkey

Is there some tool that enables to use some hotkey that will open the file system/url with the path saved in my clipboard? I mean if I have c:\victor\longpath\something\something in my clipboard, I ...
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How do I create a hotkey that will copy highlighted text into an editor?

How do I create a shortcut key that will copy highlighted text into a new text editor instance?
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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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Linux bash, command replace

How can I erase the - from clipboard? I have a script: #!/bin/bash xclip -o | replace - "" | xclip Bat this doesn't work So replace \- "" take no effect ]$ uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain ...
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On Ubuntu 14.04 with laptop mousepad disabled, how do I paste from clipboard?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new laptop, having disabled the mousepad, so as to get used to the keyboard, I have just set up my Github account and SSH. The final step of account setup is ...
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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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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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Copying the IP of a tab in SuperPuTTY to the clipboard

I have opened a couple of sessions on SuperPuTTY. Is there any way to copy the IP of a tab in SuperPuTTY to the clipboard?
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When does a Remote desktop's clipboard's content get transferred to the RDP client machine for copy or paste?

During the RDP session from client A to server B, when one clicks copy on server B to transfer some text via shared clipboard to A,when does the clipboard actually being transferred to A, is it right ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Intermittent broken copy-paste, Win 2008 R2

What are common reasons for copy-paste intermittently breaking inside Windows 2008 R2? Scenario 1: You copy some text (keyboard shortcuts or menu click with mouse). When you go to paste it, ...
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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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Clipboard size limit

Is there any limit of the size of data that can be copied to clipboard? I am using VB6 and need to copy blocks of data to the clipboard.