The clipboard is a temporary storage area found on many computing devices

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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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Windows utility/tool command line to move clipboard to file

I have seen a similar tool CLIP here Clip command but it works into clipboard not the other direction. I have seen references to "paste" but this doesnt appear to be part of windows. I need to find a ...
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Has Microsoft changed how the Clipboard works in Windows 10?

Now that I almost disconnected our file server, I need to ask the question: Has Microsoft changed how the Clipboard works? I am currently working on our IT documentation. I needed to verify that a ...
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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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Sharing Windows clipboard with i3 in Virtualbox VM

I'm running a Sabayon Linux VM inside of Virtualbox 4.3. I have the guest additions installed, and when I run a desktop environment such as XFCE, I have bidirectional clipboard support (via Control-...
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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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Ditto Clipboard Send to Friends Not Working

I'm currently running Ditto Version 3.18.46.0 11-8-12 and Windows 8.1 on two computers. Both of the computers are on the same network and have stack IP Addresses. I have tried both using Ip addresses ...
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copy-to-clipboard as default browser

I usually run several browsers at once. And keep changing my default browser randomly because i hate the concept of having a default at any time. I tried using an application that shows me a list ...
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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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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 WIN+...
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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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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 Copy/...
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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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Virtualbox clipboard not working

I have problem to make the clipboard works on my VM the informations is following VirtualBox Version: 5.0.20 r106931. Host: Ubuntu 16.04 VirtualBox Extension Pack installed. Guest: Windows 10 Guest ...
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Sending accented characters to Clipboard from a batch file

I've been trying to find a solution to this, but I wrote a basic program to automatically produce an "outage" report more or less, that I need copied into the clipboard so that I can paste it into a ...
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Can't paste in gnome-terminal from Keepas2 running via mono

I'm running OpenSUSE 13.2 and I'm using Keepass2. The app is runnig via mono. I want to copy my password from keepass to the terminal, however this isn't working using CTRL + SHIFT + V. This is a ...
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How do I copy the URL contained in the Internet shortcut?

I saw an answer to this question in a post already but I am wanting to know if there is a way to do multiple files at one time versus clicking on each shortcut file individually to get the URL? I ...
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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 3....
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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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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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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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Paste rich text with formating

I would like to be able to paste rich text that I've copied (for example) from a webpage directly into notepad (or other plain text box) and retain details like urls etc. For example, if I copied ...
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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 copy ...
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Formatting not retained in paste from Ditto (clipboard manager). Plain text pasted instead

I'm trying to use Ditto on the Ditto documentation. If I were to copy the table of contents, then paste it (without Ditto) to the word processor, I get http://i.imgur.com/V1GU3.png, and the formatting ...
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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, it'...
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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 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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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 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.
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Does Windows (7) impose a limit to size of drag and drop data?

I am using a program, ProRealTime, that has some data which can be drag and dropped to other programs, such as Notepad++, Open Office Writer etc. I do not get all the data though, and thinking that it ...
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Multi position clipboard on Windows [closed]

I often find myself in a situation when I need to copy multiple pieces of text or files and keep them in Windows clipboard at the same time. This is, of course, impossible by default since Windows ...
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Screenshot will not copy to clipboard in Ubuntu 14.04 Unity desktop. How can I fix this?

I have been able to take screenshots without issue until today. Now screenshots are being produced but will not copy to the clipboard. If I use the screenshot app and save the image to a file this ...
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How does one append to the clipboard register in vim?

I already know that you can copy something the a register using: (plus a yank, delete, etc. command) "a I also understand that you can append to the a register using: "A In addition I understand ...