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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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SSH'd (via Cygwin) vim to write to local file

Okay, so I'm trying to solve the problem of getting the contents of a yanked register from a SSH'd session in Vim, to go to the Windows clipboard. Here's the scenario: SSH into development ...
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How can I stop JavaScript from modifying the clipboard?

More and more I find that when I copy text from a news site, the site adds in its own advertising/footnote link to my clipboard, so that when I paste, I get "[Text I copied] FOR MORE, GO READ AT ...
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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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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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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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How to see what excatly is copied (in html code) when I copy from website content in Chrome or other modern browsers?

When I copy some text content from a website, I would assume the content is stored as html in clipboard since it tends to keep formats. And those htmls are different from the ones in page source ...
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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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How do I view my clipboard history on OS X?

I am often copying and pasting various tidbits of information, and then forgetting to save it. I would copy something else and lose what I had in the clipboard before. Is there some sort of built-in ...
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How to check which application has the clipboard hold?

We are deploying some virtual machines with robots software which performs actions in a browser, and we are having trouble with some of them when accessing the clipboard for read or write. They show a ...
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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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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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Use Ultracopier / Teracopy with Ditto Clipboard Manager

I really like the tool Ultracopier because of the copy acceleration and additional details on Windows. Also the ability to pause the copy is really helpful. Additionally I want to use a clipboard ...
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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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How can I stop “clipboard hijacking” globally? [duplicate]

this is getting to be a real bugbear of mine, and from what i understand it's becoming more common. a few of you might have heard of tynt, a site that offers clipboard-hijacking services. with their ...
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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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OSX Share clipboard among different users

I have 1 mac with multiple users on it. Anyone knows how in OS X to copy something to your clipboard and paste it in another users his/her environment? Hoping there is some cmd+shift+alt+c shortcut ...
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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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Outlook To field Shortcut behaviour

I am using a clipboard manager (ClipboardMagic, supports series of pastes with a keyboard shortcut). When I create a new message in outlook 2010 and try to use the shortcut to paste the email address ...
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Large image to clipboard freezes computer

So I was messing around with some height map images and found this one: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/15/Srtm_ramp2.world.21600x10800.jpg This image is 21600x10800 when I right ...
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Display the contents of the clipboard next to the mouse cursor?

Is there any way to display the contents of the systems clipboard next to the mouse cursor? I would like to see the contents of the information in the clipboard as a picture or as text floating around ...
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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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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 terminal output to Mac clipboard?

I need to directly copy the terminal stdout to the clipboard on Mac. How would I do this? Example: echo sometext | copy_to_clipboard or echo sometext > /private/clipboard.txt
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Excel 2010 removes data from clipboard, how can I stop it?

The order of my actions is: Copy data from pivot table from second sheet. Paste data as value into first sheet. Notice that something is wrong in the data. Go back to the second sheet and change ...
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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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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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How to Send the Contents of a Text File to the Clipboard from the Command Line in OS X?

I would like to send the contents of a text file to the OS X clipboard. Does Mac OS X have a built in way to do this, or will I have write a script to do this myself? Or in other words, how do I ...
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How do I paste the Windows clipboard into my PuTTY session, using only the keyboard?

I would like to paste text the Windows clipboard into my PuTTY session using only the keyboard. I am running PuTTY 0.60 on Windows XP. Usage example: I just selected a bunch of nice text inside of my ...
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Fastest method to determine my PC's IP address (Windows)

This may seem trivial but I'm looking for the quickest method to determine my PC's IP address within my network. This changes regularly as I connect from one network to the next via DHCP The ...
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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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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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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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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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Copy the entire content of a file opened in Putty to clipboard

I know ho to copy and paste using Putty, but I was wondering if there was a way to select and copy to clipboard the entire content of a file that is opened, say, with nano. Is this possible? The ...
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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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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 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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How to cat <<'EOF' arbitrary text data from clipboard

I want to paste some text into a terminal and save it to a file without using an editor, but just 'cat'. But too long lines or tabs in text make it impossible to do so with a simple command like "cat ...
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vim: Text copied into * register disappearing

I'm having an issue where text yanked to unnamed is not available to paste afterwards. This only occurs when I am SSHd in to another machine. Both machines are running identical versions of OS X ...
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How do you auto-type the contents of the clipboard from the host into a guest Virtual Box instance?

In the case where clipboard sharing is not possible, because there is just a console and no GUI.
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Ctrl-k does not copy to clipboard

I am used to using emacs type commands in terminals and now I discovered a funny behaviour in "konsole" that I cannot correct. I am using ctrl-k to cut the rest of the line from the cursor and in ...
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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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Simple way to clear clipboard(copied) contents In different platforms?

I use a Win 7 machine , Android tab and Windows mobile . All these i use password wallets to keep passwords for different things . Usually i copy those password and paste in the fields . And it stays ...
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Unable to copy from vim to system clipboard

I read and tried several different solutions but I am still unable to copy from vim to system clipboard. Viceversa works, copying from outside vim and pasting with p is ok. I have installed clipboard ...
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Copy filename to clipboard

I am looking for a Windows utility that can copy the currently selected filename, including the path, to the clipboard, ideally through the right-click menu. Some degree of flexibility would be ...
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Clipboard freezes programs when multiple remote desktops are used

Whenever I start to use two or more remote desktops, clipboard does more damage than good. My goal: copy text data from one remote desktop to the other one. Here are the steps: Copy text from ...
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How to copy text from pentadactyl to system clipboard?

I thought I should be able to copy text like this: / + text-to-search + <ENTER> to find the beginning of text n as many times as needed to go to desired search result i to go into CARET mode ...
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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 ...