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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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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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VirtualBox shared clipboard?

Where is the configuration option for sharing clipboards (copy & paste) between the host OS and the guest OS?
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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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Clipboard manager for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a good program for managing clipboard history on the Ubuntu desktop used primaraly for software development. Ditto is exactly what I need, except it wont run on Ubuntu.
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Why does Windows sometimes “copy to clipboard” when I press the delete key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent shift-delete from cutting in Windows? I'm a programmer so I spend a lot of time in a text editor. For whatever reason about 25% of the time when I ...
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Windows XP: Can I paste plain text by default?

I regularly copy and paste text between spreadsheets, emails, browser windows, etc. I can't think of a single time when I've wanted to keep the formatting from the source text. I already know about ...
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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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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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What GUI systems let you copy text with formatting preserved, via clipboard?

If you select and copy a text from Internet Explorer and paste it in Miscrosoft Word, the formatting is preserved. If you do that in Opera or Firefox in Windows, it's lost, IIRC. I use Gnome desktop ...
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copy and paste in windows XP just stops working

out of nowhere my copy and paste just stops working. has anyone seen this happening. is there any recommended way of debugging what is going on and any solutions to fix it?
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Is there a key combination to cycle through clipboard history when pasting in windows?

In Visual Studio, I can cycle through my clipboard history by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+V rather than CTRL+V. I believe it's called a clipboard ring. But that feature doesn't seem to exist outside of Visual ...
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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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How to pipe text from command line to the clipboard

I'd like to do something like dir *.* > clipboard ie. get to get the standard output of a command line program copied to the clipboard. Can this be done on a standard XP machine without ...
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How can I prevent shift-delete from cutting in Windows?

I want to prevent Shift-delete from putting the selected stuff to the buffer - it overwrites what I already have in the clipboard, which is a problem, because I always use Ctrl+X for cutting and ...
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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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Clipboard Manager for Mac [closed]

Following this question I use ditto on Windows for clipboard management, however I've got a mac-mini for iphone dev and I am missing the clipboard manager. Anyone got any good suggestions for a ...
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OS X: Can I paste plain text by default?

This is a version of Windows XP: Can I paste plain text by default for Mac users. This drives me insane as well. Whenever I cut and paste anything from one app to another in OS X it carries ...
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Keyboard shortcut to paste in Windows command prompt

Is there a keyboard shortcut to paste in the Windows command prompt (or at least powershell)? I'm aware that you can right click, but it would be handy if it was possible without touching the mouse.
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Copy to system clipboard instead of vim buffer

I would like to set Y and P to copy and paste directly to the system clipboard instead of vim buffer. I don't want any additional commands. Just the normal ones, but they should copy to and paste ...
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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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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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Sharing Vim Yank Register

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Vim which share their yank registers? I'd like to avoid having to yank to the system clipboard with "+y or opening my files in split windows within the same ...
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How can I copy the output from a remote command into the local clipboard?

I use iTerm2 as my terminal client in Mac OS X. On the local system I can use pbcopy and pbpaste to transfer data between the system clipboard and the terminal, but of course this doesn't work when ...
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Clipboard feature in Windows

In Opensuse 11.0 Linux we can select any piece of text anywhere(browser, emacs..) and its in the clipboard and then we can paste it with the middle mouse click. How can i get similar functionality in ...
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Vim: Copy selection

Having a chunk of text selected in Vim's visual mode, I'd like to copy that to the system's clipboard (be it the primary or X11's). Is there an easy solution for this? Obviously, a simple y doesn't do ...
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Paste the Windows clipboard into my Putty session using only the keyboard

you ever press Alt-Space E P when inside a nice Putty window and shake your head when it doesn't Paste The Clipboard? Arrgh! Question: How can I paste the Windows clipboard into my Putty session ...
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Ubuntu behaves as if I have two clipboards

My Ctrl+V produces a different result that RightClick+Paste I can't reproduce this, it happens randomly, so I can't specify the circumstances just yet. I will as soon as I can make it happen all the ...
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Directly paste clipboard image into gmail message

I would like to be able to directly paste my clipboard image into a Gmail message. I could then just do alt-print screen, go to Gmail compose and press ctrl-v to embed a screenshot, for instance. I'm ...
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How do I copy the contents of a dropdown list to paste into a text document?

I'm looking for a tool that surely must exist somewhere... There's a dropdown list on a webpage with numerous values in it. I simply want to copy these values into the Windows clipboard and paste ...
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How to access raw clipboard data on Windows?

How can I access the clipboard contents when it is in an unusual format that most programs won't accept (i.e. not easily pasteable)? I have copied something from a program, supposedly in PDF format, ...
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Copying text from YouTube to Clipboard introduces dashes?

Here's an example of a link I found on YouTube in the comments section of a video. gnu.org/distros/free-distros.h­tml This is the way it shows up in the comment. If I highlight this link and copy ...
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How to know which application uses my clipboard?

On my Windows XP, I have problems with my clipboard. Sometimes I Copy and nothing goes in the clipboard. And nothing is pasted. Excel gives me such errors : The clipboard cannot be emptied. Another ...
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Software to store frequently used text in PC

I am a looking for a free software that can run on the task bar (near the system time) where I can store frequently used text like my full street address, paths of specific deep folders & files in ...
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cannot paste words with pictures in ms word 2010

Is there any option that will correct this? I'm pasting my assignment with some pictures in it in ms word 2010 from a webpage but it doesn't seem to be showing the picture that is copied along with ...
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When I select some text, I want it to be copied to clipboard automatically

Let's say you have firefox open on centos linux desktop. Or simply some basic text editor. You select a text. Soon as the mouse button is up. In other words selecting is done. I want it to copy it ...