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

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Save Screenshots/clipboard contents to a word file automatically

I am trying to save the screenshots from snipping tool and copied text contents in Windows automatically to a MS word file specified. Basically I am logging all my test steps to a word file with ...
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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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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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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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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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Ditto clipboard manager for multiple copy and paste

I'm using Ditto to copy+paste a huge form into another software and it comes handy to paste the last 10 data entries. However, I would like to know if it is possible to paste all the entries in the ...
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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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append to clipboard with hotkey

I am looking for a way to append selected text to the current clip in the clipboard with a hotkey in windows. I need this to either be a clipboard manager or be a solution that will work together ...
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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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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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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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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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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 copy Skype text with timestamp and names in MacOS

When I select and copy some text from Skype chat, it does not include timestamp and name if I take only one message from one user. If it is two or more messages, timestamps and names are there. For ...
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Vim copy/paste messing up indentaton

Whenever I copy something from another application and then go to paste it into vim, it messes up the indentation. For example, just now I tried to copy the manifest.json file from the hello-world ...
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Tmux copy the selection to /dev/clipboard wiithout key-mapping

Many answers related to this topic suggest to map Ctrl+y to a command that pipes tmux show-buffer to xclip. In the specific case of cygwin, the correct way to interract with the Windows clipboard is ...
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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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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? ...
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The clipboard is not shared with PuTTY under CentOS

I'm running CentOS 6 on the local machine and using PuTTY. Selection, copying and pasting text works well inside the PuTTY session. But the clipboard content on the local machine does not change. My ...
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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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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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How can I tell what the character encoding of a string of text is?

Troubleshooting an irritating password issue. There's an application we are using that requires a login; I type in the password, it tells me it's wrong. If I open a password manager and copy and ...
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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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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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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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Putty to Windows shell: Is there any command to copy text/output to clipboard?

If I do in Windows shell: C:\Users\Luis>echo hello hello ... the output goes to screen/terminal (stdout, we could say). But if I do: C:\Users\Luis>echo hello | clip ... the output goes to ...
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Freeware which allows to copy multiple times then paste multiple times in same order [closed]

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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Save clipboard contents

I need to make the same changes to multiple spreadsheets over time. The clipboard forgets or deletes its contents when I close Excel. Is their any way to save the contents of the clipboard for the ...
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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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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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Need to replace text in clipboard based on a pattern [duplicate]

I have text like: 123*321 (* represents a wildcard) When I copy and paste it, I need to recognize the pattern (123 and 321), and replace the entire string with another. For example, I copy ...
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Clipboard sync between Win/Mac/iPhone devices?

Is there a solution out there for syncing clipboard items between Win/OSX/iPhone devices? Pastebot and Syncopy come close, but both lack Windows support.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...