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How can I copy a file's path to the clipboard from Windows 7's Explorer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Copy filename to clipboard I vaguely remember some kind of "Send To" context menu option that accomplished this. Cannot recall which version of Windows. Right now, 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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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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Scheduled Task for the Print Screen Key

Is there any way to setup a scheduled task to "press" the print screen key every 10 minutes? I want to copy the entire screen to the clipboard every 10 minutes. I cannot find much documentation on ...
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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 can I copy binary data in Windows (preferably with Notepad++)?

I want to duplicate some binary data (not in code, but by hand). The normal Ctrl+C doesn't work in my editor (Notepad++), it copies data only up to the first NUL char. Is there any workaround?
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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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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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How can I extract data from a 3rd party application's UI controls?

In 2003 I found a little utility which allowed me to select a control (like a listview) on any application, and it would copy it's contents into the clipboard. For example, you could select the ...
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Is there a clipboard manager that can paste neglecting the format?

I know there are bunch of clipboard managers. But I am looking for a feature in them. I want to paste (by using a different shortcut) without the formats. Because when I want to get rid of the format ...
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Vim on Ubuntu Server from OSX Terminal: automatic copy does not work

The Story I'm using vim on a Ubuntu server to develop a webpage. Most of the time I work from a Windows machine using putty. Whenever I have to copy something from vim to the Windows clipboard I just ...
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command line method to paste file into Thunderbird compose window?

I'm trying to paste a 3K file into Thunderbird's "Write" window (i.e. for composing new messages). This (sometimes) works: date | xclip # then use middle button to paste This doesn't work: cat ...
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How can I share my clipboard between two Macs?

Is there an easy way I could send clipboard data from one Mac on the LAN to another?
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Clipboard replacements (Ditto, ClipX) stopped working in Windows 7

Over the past few days, I've noticed that the clipboard replacement application I use (Ditto) isn't working any more. Specifically, it isn't copying items to its list. It still shows the history of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do we access the second last copied stuff on our clipboard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there a key combination to cycle through clipboard history when pasting in windows? Whats the best 'simple' clipboard manager available? How do we access ...
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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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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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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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How to copy a picture to clipboard from command line in linux?

I can copy image in Gimp and paste it to OpenOffice document. How to do it (copy or paste image) from command line?
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Prevent vim from clearing the clipboard on exit

If I copy text into the xterm clipboard from vim, it is cleared when I exit vim. How do I prevent this?
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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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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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Perform action when clipboard contents match regex

I use the Actions feature of KDE's Klipper utility to run certain commands when I copy something into the clipboard that matches a particular regular expression. Unfortunately, I have to turn on ...
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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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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 ...