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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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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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Excel 2013: “We couldn't free up space on the clipboard. Another program might be using it right now”

Excel 2013 often complains that "We couldn't free up space on the clipboard. Another program might be using it right now" when I'm trying to copy cells. Some say it might be caused by Zone Alarm or ...
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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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Windows 8 “Copy As Path” from search

In Windows Explorer, I like to use the "Copy As Path" feature, which is as follows: Right-click on a file while holding down the Shift key, and choose "Copy As Path" from the context menu. This ...
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opening an office program will empty the clipboard

Steps: copy text open word, excel, new email from outlook, etc paste (nothing happens) I have to copy it again and paste it into the already open window. This doesn't happen with other vendor ...
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Can I share clipboard content between nested X servers?

I'm using Xnest to run a nested X server inside my main X server. But their clipboards (selections) are independent, so I cannot easily copy text from one to another. Is there a way to do so?
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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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Cannot copy from Vim under Tmux into clipboard using "+p on Ubuntu

I'm using zsh, tmux, and Vim and for some reasons recently, I've noticed I cannot copy from Vim to X clipboard under tmux using "+y. Any idea how I can troubleshoot this issue? It used to work before. ...
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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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Chrome - Copy/Paste URL from Address Bar retains font formatting

When you copy and paste a URL from the address bar of FireFox or IE it is put on the clipboard as plain text. When you copy and paste a URL from the address bar of Chrome it is put on the clipboard ...
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Copy-paste stops working on Windows 7

Copy-paste functionality stops working after about an hour after each reboot on a Windows 7 64-bit system. Running Google Chrome (with gmail and few other tabs open like Calendar, Reader), MS Outlook ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to make Excel retain the contents of its clipboard

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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Prevent Excel from clearing copied data for pasting, after certain operations, without Office clipboard

Whenever you copy a cell or a range of cells in Excel (my version is 2010 on Windows 7), and then do something else like insert new sheet row or simply edit another cell, Excel removes the clipboard ...
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VirtualBox bidirectional clipboard sharing stops working after some time

Clipboard sharing starts working fine, but it stops working after some time (until I reboot the machine). From what I understand sometimes the guest additions stop working. I read that I should see ...
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Ubuntu 14.10, Compiled or Installed vim-gnome, doesn't paste from stopped vim

I just compiled vim with many many different ways and I can't get it working properly on Ubuntu 14.10. this is my configure: ./configure \ --enable-pythoninterp \ --enable-cscope \ ...
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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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VirtualBox 4.3.12, Windows 7 as guest and host OS: host -> guest clipboard not working

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733. Guest OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I installed the VirtualBox Guest Additions and rebooted the guest OS. The host -> guest ...
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Changing Separator in “Copy Names with Path to Clipboard” in Total Commander

In Total Commander under the Mark menu there are 2 menu entries: Copy Selected Names to Clipboard Copy Names with Path to Clipboard When used, the file names are copied to the clipboard with a ...
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Why can my VMware Win8 guest system not paste from Chromium's clipboard when it works for all other applications?

I am running a Win8.1 guest in VMware Player 6.03 on an Ubuntu 14.04 host system. The Win 8.1 virtual machine can access text copied from Firefox, gedit, gnome-terminal and other applications, but not ...
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How do I prevent “Read more: www.site.com” from being injected with non-Tynt JavaScript into copy-paste actions?

There are many sites that insert something like "Read more: www.site.com" into your clipboard when you copy text in your browser. I find this abominable. A google search reveals some methods to stop ...
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How to paste a tab into OS X Terminal from clipboard?

Tabs are getting removed from text that I paste into the Terminal. Any suggestions? An example of my use case is to paste sections of TSV files into a remote ssh session terminal, bypassing the ...
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How to copy/paste tab characters via the Clipboard into terminal session on gnome / ubuntu

How do i copy text that includes tab characters from a text editor, let's say gedit into a terminal session on ubuntu/gnome? I am on ubuntu 12.0.4 using gnome classic. UPDATE This same issue ...
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How to better copy&paste big files over RDP?

Recently I was making a few attempts to copy&paste a big (1.2 GB) file to remote computer over RDP. The remote computer is virtual testing machine with MS Windows Server 2008 Datacenter. First ...
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Paste image from Centos Guest Clipboard to Windows Host on VirtualBox

Copy and paste bidirectionally is working for text: but not for images. I have tried from Libreoffice Draw and from Screeenshot to the guest clipboard: the Host can not see them. I am on VB 4.3.10 ...
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How do I share my Ditto clipboard with multiple machines on my network?

I'm using Ditto Clipboard Manager and wish to share the clipboard on multiple machines on my home network. I've heard that you can do this but haven't found any help on it.
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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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Is possible to access the clipboard Linux Mint through Photoshop?

I have Linux Mint 17 installed and am using Photoshop CS6 through Wine but the clipboard does not work, if I try to copy an image in the browser and then paste in Photoshop directly does not work, I ...
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Notepad++ how to copy the text (only) which matches the regex expression (not the whole line)

I am looking for a simple way to copy into the clipboard all the "marks" in notepad++. I found that I could copy the whole line that match the regex using the bookmark option. But I'm looking for a ...
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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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Prevent Word from Including Bullet Letter when Copying Text

I'm copying quite a bit of text from Word into a text-based application, line by line. The word text is structured like this: Topic a. Item A b. Item B When I highlight Item A, ...
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Google Drive Doc Crash with Clipboard Manager use

I use a clipboard extender/manager, which has been compatible with everything I ever encountered, including Google Drive, until recently. Now, it does not seem to matter which clipboard manager I ...
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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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Copy/paste and drag/drop does not work from host to guest in Ubuntu Virtual Box

I have just set up Ubuntu 12.04 in a VirtualBox (v. 4.3.15) under windows 7 host. I set clipboard and drag-and-drop to be directional. I can copy and paste from the Ubuntu to the windows side. ...
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Pipe putty context to client clipboard?

Is there a command I can execute like cat <long file> | clipboard From within a putty session (connected to linux server) to my windows client? I know I can select an area in the putty ...
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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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Copy (to clipboard) from table (list) in a program on Windows

I'm using a program (Comsol) that computes a formula entered into one cell in a table, and places the result into another cell. The first cell is editable, and I can copy from it to clipboard with ...
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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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Mouse buttons for copy/paste buffer no longer working for the Terminal program on Ubuntu 14.04

For some reason after upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04, the Terminal program suddenly decided that the text I select on it is no longer to be copied to the clipboard. Usually I'd select some text with the ...
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ClipBoard recovery

Working on a word document with multiple changes. The final version was on the clipboard and now I cannot find the one I need with the final changes. It is only one day old. I do not have the auto ...
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Any way to transfer clipboard between machines on the network?

Working with remote computers (using remote desktop or so) one can usually just transfer clipboard contents between those computer. But say i got 2 computers connected to one monitor via a KVM switch, ...
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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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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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getting clipboard support for vim

I am using vim in a terminal emulator on Ubuntu 14.04. I have been using it for a while and had been getting along fine, until I had to copy lines from one file to another. After some searching I ...
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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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How to have right click menu to copy full folder path to clipboard?:

How can I add a right click menu item so that when actioned on a folder it will copy the full folder path to the clipboard. eg. If I right click on folder "ABC" on the desktop it should copy ...
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Is there a way to copy/paste with iterm2 on osx over ssh with tmux and vim?

Given I am SSHed into a server and have tmux running, is there any straightforward way to be able to yank into a register in vim and: have that text be available in my tmux clipboard? have that text ...