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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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clipboard between osx and linux over ssh

My dream: From my osx machine I ssh to a linux machine and can copy paste with a commandline application like xclip or pbcopy, and then be able to use it on my host machine. Example input (mac)$ ...
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How do I copy statusbar text that appears when hovering a link?

For example, on this page, the status bar and href parameter of the link is: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.liveboot But the text copies when I do "Copy Link Location" ...
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VIM paste error: E353 nothing in register “”

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and got my vim set up and I have run into a slight caveat and I am not sure why it is happening. When I try to paste something with the middle mouse button, I get: ...
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How to Paste raw text from clipboard to Windows Explorer [duplicate]

I have some text I want to copy, for example from an office document, from a mail document or anything else, into the windows explorer (the browser) without formatting. I have tried to paste the ...
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Paste formatting into Excel

I have a script which outputs tab-separated lines that I later paste into Excel (I'm on OS X if that matters) so the end result is a spreadsheet of columns and rows. Is there any way I can add ...
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how do I get the clipboard to work again after using RDP connections?

I'm using RDP to connect to several other systems on our network. Frequently when doing this the clipboard in the not-remote system will fail to work. For example: have some RDP connections open ...
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iTerm2 not pasting newlines for long chunks of code

I’m having issues with iTerm2 not pasting newlines when I copy a certain number of lines and paste it into any interpreter. For example, if I copy the code below and paste it into the R interpreter, ...
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Is there a tool to “Copy/Paste from clipboard path” - reversed action of “Copy as path”?

Perhaps it's a duplicate but I just couldn't find it. Please let me know if so. I wonder if there is a simple tool to create a context menu on Windows Explorer to copy a file or a folder from the ...
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How can I bind keys for pasting different texts in Linux?

When I answer my numerous e-mails I usually choose from 5-6 sentences, and simply copy-paste them. It would be useful to bind them to hot keys, for example Ctrl+Shift+1, Ctrl+Shift+2, etc. Is there ...
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Scroll with mouse in tmux without mouse highlighting controlled by tmux

From this question, Scroll shell output with mouse in tmux the setting setw -g mode-mouse on allows mouse scroll in tmux. This also causes mouse highlighting by click and drag to be controlled by ...
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Is there a browser extension which can copy a webpage snippet/clip/scnapshot to clipboard

I have to save links to web pages into a google drive document. What I want is to copy simple webpage snippet, similar to the one this G+ extension button does, to clipboard. One picture and page ...
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Clipboard: copy paste to/from multiple buffers

I would like to copy and paste using multiple buffers. E.g. ctr+c+$n copies to a buffer$n, then ctr+v+$n pastes the content from the buffer$n where $n is a number on the keyboard from 0 to 9. Is there ...
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How can I hide the error message “There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred.”

I use Adobe Acrobat Pro X on Windows 7 x64 SP1. I keep having the error message "There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred." while I hit Ctrl+C. The message is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Clipboard management with 'Paste all Functionality' for Linux

I've just frustratingly spend a couple of hours looking for some way to paste multiple items recently copied in one go. I.e copy a line, copy another line, copy a link, then 'PASTE ALL' I've tried ...
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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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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, ...
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Sharing Clipboard between non-networked PC's (KVM style)

My situation is this: I have a PC which is joined to a domain, and another computer 'outside' that network. I'd like to use a KVM style device to switch between them, but sharing the clipboard would ...
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Mac & Photoshop: Screen capture of an application then pasting it into a new document in photoshop issue

This used to work perfectly up until about a month or two ago. When doing a screen capture onto the clipboard (cmd + ctr + shift + 4) and pasting it into a new document in Photoshop (only in ...
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Is there a utility to do OCR on images on the windows clipboard? [closed]

Sometimes, I find myself typing out a lot of text from a screen capture. Its quite tedious. Is there an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program out there that would allow me to quickly convert ...
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How to get current document path to clipboard in Microsoft Office applications?

How I can get full path of current document into clipboard when working with Microsoft Office applications? I'm mostly interested in Word and Excel. Example: I have open the following file in Excel: ...
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Vim inside tmux on Mac OS X Mavericks can't copy to clipboard

Since going to Mavericks, I've lost the ability to use the clipboard in vim when run under tmux. I install vim via brew. For reference, yes, the +clipboard option is definitely set. When I run vim ...
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Any utilities for automatically pasting/assembling copied text from the clipboard?

I thought about writing a utility to do this, but decided to look around for one first. There are dozens of clipboard managers and clipboard-related programs, but I haven't seen one that does exactly ...
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Ditto (Clipboard manager) troubleshooting in windows7

Is there a way to make ditto paste text instantly on enter click after selection on Windows7? (Also see here) My flow is : Bring ditto by clicking CTRL+' Select desired text. Click ENTER. Now I ...
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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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automatically say yes to “you placed a large amount of text on the clipboard.Do you want this text to be available to other applications after you quit Word”

when closing word after copying a large amount of text I get message "you placed a large amount of text on the clipboard.Do you want this text to be available to other applications after you quit ...
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Why is clipboard sharing disabled by default on VirtualBox?

I installed a Lubuntu guest (Ubuntu+LXDE) in VirtualBox on Windows. I also installed the guest additions, however, the clipboard was not working. To my surprise, there was an option to enable it: ...
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Automatic Copy to clipboard when deleting bunch of text

Since some time I noticed an irritating behaviour on my PC (Windows 7). Whenever i have a bunch of text. Want to copy part of it (to clipboard), and later select remaining text and delete it with ...
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Why does winXP need to turn on the hard drive to copy text to clipboard?

I was typing some text in notepad on my Eee PC with Windows XP on it, and at some point HDD stopped (it usually stops when there is no disk activity for some time). When I needed to ctrl-x a few ...
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Clipboard bug in Wordpad in Windows 7 (accidentally pasting large file into application) [closed]

In Win7, I use Wordpad, and I really like it. For my needs it's lean and fast, yet has the formatting functionalities I'm after when working on my TXT/RTF files on a daily basis. I don't intend to ...
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Is there a way to create a /dev/clipboard like in Cygwin?

This answer says, that Cygwin features a /dev/clipboard device, that's in sync with the default Windows clipboard. Is there any way to have that same feature in Linux for the Primary clipboard? ...