Adding an item to the clipboard to then place at a different position either in a document or location

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Copy Dialog Box is not shown while copying

I seem to have a peculiar problem in Windows. So let's get straight to the point, A few days back i've attempted to copy a 10GB folder between my desktop and an external hard drive. When I copied the ...
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Libreoffice, how to copy from Writer and pasting unformatted in Calc, by default?

I have the revision of a translated text, made by the client, I am the third party reviewer and have to fill up an .xls module with all the source texts, the translated one, and the amended by the ...
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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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How to batch copy & rename files?

I'm using windows server 2012 R2. I have a folder with a bunch of files and I want to copy for every file in that folder 20 times into another folder but the newly copied file has to be renamed using ...
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Unable to use copy and paste when RDP is being used

Before my problem, I was able to copy and paste regularly on my local machine and between my local machine and local desktop. For some reason, I am unable to exactly that now. Before I connect to a ...
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Large folder copy between two local drives stuck at 98%

I just got a new hard drive and I am moving some files over from one internal drive to another, both NTFS. The file copy was going fine until this point: Then the transfer rate dropped to 0 ...
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Cannot remove folder. The file name or extension is too long while copying an extracted folder from its original location to another location [duplicate]

I use this Object Relational Mapping (ORM) framework namely Hibernate to develop Java EE applications which is available as a downloadable zip file for windows having several deeply nested directory ...
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Copy paste from spreadsheet to browser list

I have a browser based form like the one shown below. The Student No and Name of the Student fields are not editable. I need to key-in numbers to the Total field. The Student No field is numeric. ...
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How can I get iTerm2 on OSX to copy only what I select?

iTerm2 has a very nasty habit of making an assumption of what I want to copy and paste from the terminal. Instead of just allowing me to copy exactly what I highlight, it will expand to what it ...
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Multi-page output :: text select with tmux over ssh

I have a local terminal within tmux. Now I connect to a remote server via SSH and run some command piped to less. With tmux I can easily select part or the entire screen, however I can not select text ...
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Copy file as raw binary text

I do need to copy the jce_policy-8.zip from my Mac to a Citrix Desktop on Demand. The customer blocked every fileshare and Download. So I have tried to copy the .zip as raw text. Source I open the ...
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Copy only files from specific named folders in directory structure

Not entirely sure how to word this right in the title so please edit if you know a better description. I am running Windows 10 and I have a large directory, filled with over 100 other directories ...
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How to automate 'paste as JPEG' for pasting pics in Word so as to reduce the entire document size?

I prepare documents in Word 2013. Each document runs into 100s of pages which includes over 50 pages of photographs in a table format. The table has three columns: Sl.No...Photograph...Description ...
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copy paste VMware 11 fullscreen mode bug

I am trying to use keyboard shortcuts to copy paste between my mac and the linux terminal: osx yosemite -> teamviewer -> windows7 -> vmware11 -> linux centos -> terminal ...
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Sublime Text 3 doc encoded as cp1252 won't save as cp437

I have this vexing situation with a plain text document created in Sublime text 3 (OS X Mavericks 10.9.5) and saved in win1252 encoding. After I have pasted a selection from an OpenOffice Calc ...
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Spike feature with non-Office programs

I learned today of the Microsoft Word spike feature. This seems handy, however I would be interested to use it outside of Microsoft Office. That is to say, I would like to copy/paste multiple texts ...
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Auto copy based on condition in excel

I have developed an Auditing sheet in Excel in which the results are copied into a Word document to create an audit summary report. How do I get excel to copy all the rows that contain the word ...
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Swapping mouse buttons for select applications under Mac OS X

I am in need of a solution to swap the Middle and Right mouse buttons on Mac OSX. The middle mouse button in X-window and Mac Terminal is used for pasting. But it is too hard to click on my mouse ...
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Clipboard Stopped Working: Centos 6

I have a client in my office that's running CentOS 6.x that's experienced a curious GUI malfunction. Basically the clipboard has stopped accepting output system wide. For example in Gedit "ctrl+C" ...
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WHY no Copy&Paste by keyboard in Bash/CMD [duplicate]

I know there are a lot of threads, tutorials and questions about how to work around it, but I do not get, WHY you simply cannot use CTRL + C and CTRL + V to insert a line for example from the browser ...
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Can't copy file on the same machine - Error 0x8007045D: The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error

I have Windows 2008 Server. In it I have 2 hard drives. One I use to store backup, I have it in the tray, which I turn on before backup and turn off after. I backup only virtual machines, my host is ...
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Copy multiline formatted text into a single cell in Excel

My question is similar to Copying a multiline text into a single cell in Excel, except that the text I want to copy contains rich text formatting - bold text, colored text, bullet items, etc... If I ...
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Pasted images on word does not appears in line with text

I paste figures in my word file in many parts of the text and everything looks fine, but in one specific part of text, the figures does not appears in line with text (even selecting this option in the ...
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HD Transfer Rate going down

So I want to copy a 97,9GB folder to another folder and started with a high transfer rate and an estimated time of about 30 minutes. As the fdsr continues to copy the transfer rate goes down. Its at ...
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Script Windows paste content

I would like to modify what the default copy and paste does on Windows 7. For example, if I copy 123 45 678, I want it to be pasted as 12345677 in one string with whitespace stripped. Is there any way ...
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Secondary hard disk drive spins up when copying/pasting large amounts of data

My operating system (Windows 8) is installed on a SDD disk and I have an hard disk drive installed on the computer for storage. I notice when I am copying and pasting large amounts of data from one ...
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Asus Router web admin site forces manually typing password (no copy paste)

The Asus Router RT-N66U Router's admin website changed a few versions back to prevent pasting into the login password field. Firmware 3.0.0.4.378_6117 (Latest as of 9/12/2015) Given I use a randomly ...
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Pasting image into Outlook result in attachment, rather than inline

I am pasting an image into an Outlook 2013 email. I want the image to appear in-line with the text. Sometimes the image appears as an attachment. I can force the image to appear in-line by using ...
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How to copy a formula or value into another formula

I want to know how to copy a formula into another, while keeping the original values. For instance, I have in range A1:A5 five values (a mix of constants and/or formulas) and I need (in that same ...
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Why can't I paste into youtube comments on firefox

I don't know when this happened, but today I noticed that I cannot paste text into youtube comments on firefox 40.0.3. It still works just fine on Chrome. I tried to use an addon to copy plain text ...
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File cut-and-paste over RDP works as copy-and-paste

When I cut a file on the remote machine and paste it to the local machine, the file is copied OK, but the remote file is not deleted. Is this behavior by design, or am I missing something?
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Asked whether or not to replace files when copying to an empty destination?

This has happened to me so many times and in each one of them I had no idea why on earth this would happen. When I copy / move / extract files to an empty folder, the process pauses on some file, ...
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Script(?) to copy website text and automatically email it daily

Is there a way to automatically copy text from a website and email it to me daily? The scenario is this: my son’s teachers post his daily homework on a website. Each class has its own page. Rather ...
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How to copy range from an unactive workbook

I'm simply trying to copy and paste between workbooks in VBA without first activating each workbook that I want to perform actions on. My code stores the active workbook and sheet in variables before ...
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How does copying and pasting realise and reveal a webpage's formatting?

Preface: This question is motivated by the last paragraph by a Francophone at French SE. Also, I use 'realise' to mean 'actuate' or 'actualise' or 'effectuate'. In the aforesaid post, I publicised ...
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Is there a way we can dictate the computer to copy a file from a specific sector to the next specific sector?

Is there a way or software in which we can dictate the computer to copy a file from a specific sector to the next specific sector? For example, we have a corrupt 1GB file and we know that the first ...
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Copy text and border from Word to MS Paint

I have a Word document with a border. When I copy and paste the whole document into MS Paint only the text is copied. The border is not copied. I have tried this with Office 2007, 2010 and 2013. How ...
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In Excel 2013, Import Text Wizard, is there a way to have multiple “Other” values?

I am using Paste/Import Text Wizard to get some output from another program into a spreadsheet. There are several standard choices for delimiters such as space, comma, semicolon and tab. There is ...
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Is it possible to copy text by mouse selection in Chrome OS?

On Linux there are two buffers: primary and selection - and there are apps that can synchronize them. Is this possible on Chrome OS? Is there a selection buffer? How to copy and paste using it? Can ...
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Quick way to indent copy-paste buffer?

A lot of times I want to copy some error message and paste it into some web form indented by 2 or 4 spaces. Is there a quick way to modify the contents of my copy-paste buffer to add an N-space ...
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How do I prevent Microsoft Word from pasting a picture as a bullet?

I'm trying to make a printable list of keyboard shortcuts using images to take the place of the Win key, Ctrl key, etc. The problem is, every time I paste one of these images at the start of a line, ...
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When moving multiple files in windows, when does it change the reference and when does it actually move the files?

I've noticed this inconsistent behavior: Sometimes when moving multiple files, it would execute immediately, and other times, it would take some time and display a progress bar. How can you know in ...
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Search and replace “overwrite” bulk pdf files back to a directory tree in Windows

I have hundreds of PDF files I used an application to apply watermark to, however, the application only succeeded to apply watermarks by applying a copy of each pdf file off the directory tree and ...
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Is there any way to copy null bytes (ASCII 0x00) to the clipboard on Windows?

Null bytes (ASCII 0x00) don't appear to be copyable (Ctrl+C-able) on Windows. For a demonstration of this, open up your browser's dev console and do console.log('a\x00b'). If you try and copy-paste ...
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Access “Paste Options” without disabling “Quick Analysis”

At my work, we just upgraded from Office 2010 to Office 2013, and Excel has a new feature called "Quick Analysis". The feature looks pretty cool, and while I'm looking forward to playing with it ...
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where does copied file location of rdp resides in windows

In general while we copy in local windows the files resides at clipboard and it would be used from clipboard. Recently while working on rdp the normal copy paste works with ease which puzzled me ...
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Copy/Paste Several Excel Columns

Suppose I have an Excel file with columns A,B,C,D, and E. I need to copy and paste columns A,B, and E into a text editor. However whenever I paste the data, I end up getting columns C and D. I ...
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VMWare copy/paste not working, running Windows 8.1 in Ubuntu 14.04

I can't get copy/paste to work in VMWare between my guest and host boxes. My host is Ubuntu 14.04 and VMWare is running Windows 8.1. I'm using VMWare Player version 7.1.2 build-2780323. I've already ...
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Copy paste(clipboard) works differently in ssh and local system

I am using my local system to copy some text using ctrl + c In ssh i use this command to paste shift + insert The above works fine Now i using this command to copy from ssh ctrl + insert ...
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Sending keystrokes to an application with a file as the source

I've had numerous times that I've needed to transfer a batch file or other text to a remote computer (not on the same network) that doesn't support copy/paste or have a "chat"/file transfer feature ...