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Can't paste clipboard contents into Photoshop CS5

I'm having some weird issue that I've never experienced before after upgrading my machine. (I was previously on Windows Vista x86 with Photoshop CS3 x86, and I'm now on Windows 7 x64 with Photoshop ...
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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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Is there a clipboard manager on the cloud?

I'm looking for a service like Google Cloud Clipboard which can be used not only from Google Docs but directly from my PC (Windows 7 SP1). Is it possible?
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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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Ubuntu behaves as if I have two clipboards

My Ctrl+V produces a different result that RightClick+Paste I can't reproduce this, it happens randomly, so I can't specify the circumstances just yet. I will as soon as I can make it happen all the ...
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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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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, ...
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“Cannot Empty the Clipboard” in Excel 2007

In Excel 2007, I am getting an annoying pop-up/alert box whenever I drag a cell to a new location. Here is the alert box: Steps to reproduce: open a new excel sheet copy/paste information ...
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Script to kill/restart rdpclip?

We use remote desktop a lot (XP to Server 2003), and people are having trouble with the clipboard randomly not working. After ensuring that all drives were selected for the remote connection, and ...
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Does ClipX work on Windows 7 / 2008 R2 x64 SP1?

ClipX always crashes these days. It seems to still work on my laptop, which I have not yet updated to Windows 7 SP1, but it crashes on my desktop PC and servers. I have started using Ditto, but ...
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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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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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Clipboard stopped working

I don't seem to be able to copy and paste any more. Not sure what I did to cause it. I've tried doing it in several programs, including notepad. Is there a quick and simple fix for this problem, ...
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How to paste from clipboard into KiTTY SSH terminal window?

I use KiTTY (a PuTTY derivative) to access SSH servers from a Windows PC. But I can't find how to paste text from Windows clipboard into KiTTY SSH console (neither Ctrl+V, nor Ctrl+Shift+V seem to ...
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Extension for browser to copy page source code to clipboard

I'm looking for browser extension that can quickly copy page source code to clipboard. (For example, just click button and all copied).
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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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Is there a Linux analog to the Clipmate I use in Windows?

In Windows, I use a program called Clipmate. It harvests text and images from the Windows clipboard. It has an archiving utility, a search utility, and editing functions (e.g., find and replace). Is ...
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Is there a key combination to cycle through clipboard history when pasting in windows?

In Visual Studio, I can cycle through my clipboard history by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+V rather than CTRL+V. I believe it's called a clipboard ring. But that feature doesn't seem to exist outside of Visual ...
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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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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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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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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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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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VirtualBox shared clipboard with images / rich text?

I've got a Windows XP system running in VirtualBox 4.x on OSX on a Mac. I like the clipboard sharing function, however, it applies only to text. Did I miss a special option? Is there any other way to ...
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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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Custom keyboard shortcut to paste a pre-defined text?

I've been working on several website designs lately, and it looks like I'll be making a lot more in the near future. I find myself browsing to lipsum.com and copying a handful of paragraphs of random ...
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Windows, disable rich-text copy

On my work PC, when I copy+paste some text between two applications, the rich-text formatting from the first application is preserved when the second receives it. For example, if I am copying from an ...
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Sharing Vim Yank Register

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Vim which share their yank registers? I'd like to avoid having to yank to the system clipboard with "+y or opening my files in split windows within the same ...
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Missing environment variables in Windows 7

When I fresh boot my computer everything is dandy. Then after a few hours applications like Visual Studio, Notepad++, Games, iTunes, Windows components (Cmd prompt, Explorer, etc.), etc. stop working ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows script to copy some text to the clipboard?

I am using an application that requires several attempts to log in (because of overloaded servers). This app has no "remember my password" feature. Therefore, I would like to make a script ...
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XP RDP to Windows 7 Can't Paste

I'm on Windows XP. I'm RDPing to a Windows 7 machine. I can cut and copy (ctrl-X or edit menu or right-click menu in various applications), but pasting just pastes nothing. (Regardless of if I paste ...
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Is there a way that a tooltip message that appears in the browser can be copied into the clipboard?

This is not code I am writing. Otherwise I would use css, js, or an ie8 accelerator for what I need. Also. I am looking for something my endusers (non technical) can use. So viewsouce, etc won't help. ...
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Excel Loses Reference to Data to Copy When I Type Elsewhere On the Sheet

I'm making a list in Excel where many rows have the same data in a number of columns, enough so that I'd like to hit Ctrl-C once on this set of common data, and then just hit Ctrl-V every time I make ...
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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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Yank and put between two gvim instances in windows

I frequently work with a couple of gvim instances in windows, usually also with several tabs in each instance. Is is possible to have all the gvim instances share a common yank and put buffer, so that ...
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Freeware which allows to copy multiple times then paste multiple times in same order

I want to copy a link to clipboard, then copy title, then copy excerpt then paste 3 times in same order in a document. Do you know any freeware that can do so ?
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OSX: copy (command-c) adds to clipboard. How to disable?

Since a while a copy action (command-c) adds the current selection to the clipboard instead of replacing the clipboard. This mostly happens while coding in TextMate but also happened in CSSedit. The ...
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How to paste raw text?

Windows copies and pastes Rich Text. I want it to copy and paste only raw text. Is there any way to change this behaviour globally? Someone in another thread suggested to use AutoHotKey tho change ...
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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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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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How to copy image to clipboard, to paste to another application?

I want to set the clipboard to file abc.jpg, in image format, so I can paste it to gpaint, etc. X11 applications, can I? I have enabled Screen snapshot feature in Compiz windows manager, and I need ...
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Clipboard app that automatically saves to Web share folder?

I currently use SnagIt and have used Windows 7 Snipping tools. These tools allow you to copy a piece of your screen the clipboard and then paste it into other applications on your desktop. They work ...
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How to install vim with clipboard support on Fedora?

I'm using Fedora Linux and don't have the ability to copy text from vim into the system clipboard (which I should be able to do by using the + or * register, though I'm not sure which). If I type this ...
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How to preserve breaks when copying text from table cells in Word

I have a table in Word 2000 where every singe cell can contain paragraphs. I copy the texts to another program that accepts simple clipboard texts (not rich-formatted, you can use notepad for tests). ...
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Copy to system clipboard instead of vim buffer

I would like to set Y and P to copy and paste directly to the system clipboard instead of vim buffer. I don't want any additional commands. Just the normal ones, but they should copy to and paste ...