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Is MacVim copy-to-clipboard supposed to be working on OS X Mavericks?

I've recently found out that I can no longer copy text out of MacVim and paste into other Mac apps. I used to be able to do this on Mountain Lion. I have the usual configurations set, namely: set ...
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How to disable marching ants from overriding my external clipboard data in Excel 2016?

Did the copy-and-paste behavior change in Excel 2016? Every time I want to copy something from an external application, I have to press Esc first in Excel 2016 to cancel the marching ants (selection ...
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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 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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Tmux copy the selection to /dev/clipboard without 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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Is there a Linux style clipboard available for Windows?

I like being able to highlight text and paste it with the middle mouse button while still having the actual clipboard available through cntrl+c and cntrl+v. This way I can have 2 pieces of text ...
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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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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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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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Trim whitespace from x.org copy/paste buffer

I am frequently copying and pasting text from a browser (hundreds of times per day), but sometimes the text I select has leading or trailing whitespace. Sometimes it seems that this whitespace is ...
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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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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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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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VirtualBox 4.1.20 (Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit)) copy/paste is broken

I have a Windows 7 Pro host, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS guest. I cannot get the shared clipboard working. I have installed Guest Additions 4.1.20 on VirtualBox 4.1.20, have restarted, followed instructions ...
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excel 2013 clipboard entries

Sorry for missing a step between 2 & 3 on my original post. Edited portion is inserted in bold text (step 3). I got this excel 2013 copy-paste command problem that occurred a couple of days ago. ...
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Does Windows (7) impose a limit to size of drag and drop data?

I am using a program, ProRealTime, that has some data which can be drag and dropped to other programs, such as Notepad++, Open Office Writer etc. I do not get all the data though, and thinking that it ...
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Screenshot will not copy to clipboard in Ubuntu 14.04 Unity desktop. How can I fix this?

I have been able to take screenshots without issue until today. Now screenshots are being produced but will not copy to the clipboard. If I use the screenshot app and save the image to a file this ...
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Why does clipboard stop working, whenever I open a remote desktop session

With my recently fresh-installed Win 8 system I am running into a strange problem: Whenever I start a remote desktop connection, the clipboard locally and remote stops working. As soon as I close 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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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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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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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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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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How can I make sure that my clipboard is safe while browsing?

Sometimes my browser is open and I copy-paste sensitive information in an other app. (or on a different tab in the browser). May a webpage in my browser peek into my clipboard and steal info? (If ...
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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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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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Pasting Periods into Putty Instead of Apostrophes (from MS Word)

When I'm trying to paste text from Word (or even other MSFT applications) that use an apostrophe (') or double-quotes (") into a PuTTY session, the apostrophes or double-quotes get turned into periods ...
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In Daum PotPlayer how can I copy a timestamp to the clipboard?

I am listening to audio conversations and from that creating a summary of the interaction. It is not a verbatim transcription. I need to drop timestamp citations everywhere. How can I copy and paste a ...
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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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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 Point....
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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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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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Make Shift+Insert work in Insert Mode with “set paste” active

I have a Windows client with gvim for Windows 7.4. I want Shift+Insert to work as "Paste", so I added the following settings to ~/_vimrc: nnoremap <S-Insert> "+gP inoremap <S-Insert> <...
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How to remove “cannot empty clipboard” prompt with Excel 2010 — no add-ins active

I keep getting the message prompt from Excel 2010 "Clipboard cannot be emptied" every other time I copy a cell while there is a previous cell that was selected as being copied. The prompt would also ...
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The text in Ditto is sometimes copied in a clipboard, but not inserted

For example, I established a hotkey Win+F2 for an insert of the text Test. Sometimes it is enough to me to press Win+F2, that it was inserted Test. But sometimes, that it was inserted Test, I should ...
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Way to fast select text in web page in chrome

Anyone knows of a way to select all text in a section of a web page (it woud be a DIV in html) without having to select from top to bottom with the mouse? The intent is to click at beginning of the ...
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how to keep a “permanent” clip in Ditto

I am using Ditto for quite a while now and it is a great little clipboard manager. A while ago, I have managed to set one of the clips (a copy item in Ditto) as a "permanent" one. Meaning, when I open ...
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Virtualbox - auto resolution used to work but don't anymore, clipboard still works

I run Virtualbox on my mac to have access to a Linux (LUbuntu 14.04). I installed it three days ago, and after a few googling I managed to set it up properly, with the resolution working fine. But ...
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Is there a way to get a del operation to the clipboard?

Lets say I have a text editor containing the line Hel|lo Mark (consider the pipe as beeing the Cursor) by pasting something before prepared in, I want to make the result be i.e.: Helga and| Mark ...
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Android; xclip alternative

Android uses surfaceflinger instead of X11. By extension, this means that xutils like xclip won't work. How can I copy to the Android system clipboard from pipes, stdout, etc. in a similar fashion?
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Share clipboard between 3 computers with RDP & VMWare (Ubuntu)

From my windows10 workstation 'Oren-PC' i connect with RDP to another windows10 machine 'devServer'. On 'devServer' machine I have VMWare installed with a Ubuntu 14.04 OS machine (VMWare tools ...
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Extra whitespaces in clipboard with TeamViewer

I'm connecting from Windows to an Ubuntu computer (and vice versa) and I'm copy-pasting values from one to another. The strange problem is the text I copied usually ends up with a lot of blank ...
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How do I copy text in firefox with custom JS

This subject is related with this one. But I didn't found a solution that works. The answer that is marked is just specific for some site, and @Mike 's answer doesn't help. I have a lot of sites, ...
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How copy and paste screenshots from Linux to rdesktop running Microsoft Windows

I would like to know how to configure things to allow me to copy and paste clipboard screenshot image data from Linux to a currently running rdesktop window. Specifically, this is what I want to be ...
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Error “Cannot open clipboard”

I am running Windows 10. A few weeks ago, applications at random give me this message when I try to copy something to / from the clipboard. Cannot open clipboard If I reboot, then the same ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions broke my VM

Guest Additions stopped working for me after a VM restart. I saw this post and figured it would solve my problem. But the instructions there, here, and here all do not work for me. I've mounted ...