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

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Copy Paste on Command Line Ubuntu on Virtual Box with Cygwin Terminal

What is a command line tool that enables copy paste text on ubuntu, also Is it possible to paste on Host machine that is copied from a virtual box, on a Cygwin terminal.
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Copy and Paste through RDP/Internet

I understand how something can be copied and pasted on a machine, or over a network. But how does copying and pasting through an RDP session work, where you are not connected to the other machines ...
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remove spurious ending spaces when copy pasting from emacs console mode?

I'm not really sure where this comes from but it's really annoying: Using emacs in console mode, and when I want to copy from emacs and paste to another application (possibily another term) I often ...
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Is there a way to copy everything that a shortcut redirects to without going inside the shortcut?

Hi guys basically I am wondering if there is a type of shortcut I can create that when copied copies the entire folder. Basically I have lots of folders across multiple drives but I want to be able ...
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How to copy and paste in the command line Interface of Ubuntu Minimal?

I've installed the 64bit edition of Ubuntu Minimal 14.04 in a VMware Player virtual machine. Ubuntu Minimal only has a CLI (Command Line Interface), which I like, but I can't figure out how to ...
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Is there a way to fix multi-line indenting in Sublime Text 3 so that it adds the indenting characters for the first line inside the selection?

When I select several lines in Sublime Text 3 and indent them as a block (using either Tab or Ctrl + ]), it adds the new whitespace characters at the beginning of the first line outside the selection ...
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What does a “Copy/Cut & Paste” operation exactly consist of?

I understand the purpose of these operations. What I'd like to know is 1.What happens at the File System Level ? Does a new MFT entry for the copy get created in the destination volume's MFT and ...
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Not getting all files when copying Users folder

I have a friends laptop and I took her hard drive out and put it in an external HD enclosure. I plan on wiping it so that I can reinstall windows. Problem is that when I plug the external HD to my ...
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delimiting text in Excel messes up hyperlinks

I'm trying to paste a table that should never have been done in Word into Excel. Once in excel, there's a column with three separate sets of data that I wish to delimit into three columns. The third ...
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Notepad++ how to copy the text (only) which matches the regex expression (not the whole line)

I am looking for a simple way to copy into the clipboard all the "marks" in notepad++. I found that I could copy the whole line that match the regex using the bookmark option. But I'm looking for a ...
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Can the “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” halt be stopped when copying files?

When I copy data on my computer, I get a dialogue box with the message Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties? I know why this message pops up, but it does not make it ...
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Is there a tool to “Copy/Paste from clipboard path” - reversed action of “Copy as path”?

Perhaps it's a duplicate but I just couldn't find it. Please let me know if so. I wonder if there is a simple tool to create a context menu on Windows Explorer to copy a file or a folder from the ...
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Putty pastes damaging indentation sometimes

Often, when I am pasting from windows to putty, it breaks indentation. Example below: How to fix? UPDATE This looks like not a vi/vim effect, as it occurs in other editors too, and set paste or ...
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Copy (to clipboard) from table (list) in a program on Windows

I'm using a program (Comsol) that computes a formula entered into one cell in a table, and places the result into another cell. The first cell is editable, and I can copy from it to clipboard with ...
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Is it possible to disable richtext/html copying operating system-wide in OSX or Windows?

I have never once in the history of my computing life wanted to include formatting when copying text (i.e. copying text from a web page and pasting it somewhere), but this is the default behavior ...
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Outlook 2007 cannot copy paste (workaround/solution here)

It seems this is quite a common problem that you cannot copypaste properly in Outlook 2007, and whenever I've checked for solutions, I haven't found any. Common scenarios where you run into this ...
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Which is faster, copying from remote or pasting to remote, over domain?

I see many questions regarding copying large files over a network, for example How to better copy&paste big files over RDP?, but I'm asking a slightly different thing. Also, not involving remote ...
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OpenOffice doesn't copy charts properly

I'm using OpenOffice 4.0.0 and I have charts in them. Whenever I try to copy and paste them into another program it just copies and pastes a white rectangle (of the same size as the chart). I've tried ...
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Copying and Pasting in Excel 2013

How do I copy cell H47 of Sheet 2 to Sheet 500 then paste it to Sheet 1 where A2 for Sheet2 H47; A3 for Sheet3 H47; A4 for Sheet4 H47; A5 for Sheet5 H47.... A500 for Sheet500 H47
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Copy-pasting between two computers , or a virtual machine and host?

In my work, I find myself hopping between a VPN machine and my host machine to do work. Lately I've been using https://www.cl1p.net/ a lot , for copy-pasting between 2 computers. A nice site, ...
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Is it possible to detect that data from notepad is copied or pasted into it technically

Or we can say that if rather than typing I want to copy paste the content into NotePad. Is there any way to detect it.
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Copy & paste from linux guest to windows host fails

I am running linux (Gentoo 3.15.5-hardened-r2) as a guest under VMware workstation 9.0.2, the host is Windows 7 Enterprise. My desktop environment in the linux guest ist KDE 4.12.5. I use the ...
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Is there an efficient way to copy text from a PDF without the line breaks?

I need to get thousands of snippets of text from PDFs to a spreadsheet. They are short, seldom more than 2-3 rows, but each line break creates a new cell, and I have to repair that manually, which ...
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How to set a specific table-cell's paste option to be the default paste behavior in Word 2013?

When we paste text in Word 2013, there is a pop-up icon to choose paste option. I often select Entire Cell when pasting table cells and want to set it as default behavior when pasting. How can I do ...
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VBA Copy/Paste Runtime Error

This block of code keeps receiving a Runtime error 1004. I am trying to copy small blocks of information from one sheet to the other if the beginning column names match. For a = 8 To 17 For b = ...
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Why copy-paste in Windows command-line tools is usually cumbersome

I've used the command prompt, cygwin, mobaxterm in Windows. Although they do support copy-paste, the operation is usually not that straightforward. The selection of the text in the command prompt is ...
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Copy filled html form from browser to document

I would like to fill an html form with checkboxes in a webpage, then copy it to a word document (or other format), along with the selected checkboxes. So I can easily have a copy of what I submitted ...
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Copy formatted tabbed table trimmed in excel

I have a texteditor logbook and need also to copy the contents into an excelsheet. Logbook content: 01.01.2000 ---------- Entry One.\t\t\t\t\t8 Hours Entry Two.\t\t\t\t\t20 Minutes ...
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Copy name from From line in email in Thunderbird

How do I copy the person's name in the From line of an email in Thunderbird?
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Change Default Naming Behavior When Copying Files - Making Revision Versions

In Windows 7, when I copy/paste a file named "project.ext" I want the result to be "project Rev.1.ext". (That part is solved by tweaking the code in this post.) In addition to that, however, I want ...
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Excel Copy / Paste Specific Discrete Cells

There are a lot of questions pertaining to copy / paste on excel but I do not think there is one that is describing this exact situation that I am finding myself in. I am on Excel 2011 Mac and when I ...
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Why doesn't formula work on COPIED data?

I'm using countif formulas across two and three columns in an Excel 2010 spreadsheet. The formulas work perfectly on data that is ENTERED but not on data that is COPIED into the spreadsheet, even ...
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Selecting text from unprotected text pdf issue

I am trying to copy some text from tables in an unprotected pdf. However, when I highlight the text (about size 10 font), it appears as though I am highlighting text with a huge font (size 50+). It is ...
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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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Is there a way to paste a date into a Chrome date field?

When filling in a form in Chrome, HTML5 forms have a nifty date field nowadays which Chrome renders a rather helpful date picker. This is nice unless you have loads of forms to fill in. I'd like to ...
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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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emacs: kill-line doesn't append to kill ring

I've noticed that the behavior of kill-region and yank in my emacs setup seems to have changed. If I highlight a region and kill-region (or even just kill-line) and then yank it, I get some older ...
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Copying a multiline text into a single cell in Excel

I want to copy the following: line1 line 2 line 3 into a single cell in Excel. I know that I can use the combination Alt+Enter on Windows and Ctrl+Alt+Enter on Mac to create a line break in ...
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Have to copy twice to correctly copy Chinese characters

I'm using Windows 7, I can view Chinese characters fine on webpages, but when I copy and paste them somewhere, they show up as ???'s. This is probably because I don't have Eastern Asian languages ...
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How to paste as plain text by default [duplicate]

One thing I find annoying when copying text from one document to the other is that it keeps the formatting of the original document. For example, if I need to copy an IBAN code into the e-mail, I will ...
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How to change host key of virtualbox on mac?

I'm trying to fix terrible key-mappings (I've lost my copy and paste with ⌘-c and ⌘-v in ubuntu. I'm trying to follow these guides but virtualbox 4.3.10 doesn't seem to have a place to change your ...
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Copying and pasting text between client and host computers (centos/KVM terminal )

I have a CentOS/KVM terminal on a VPS. I want to copy/paste commands from Windows (my computer) to the web KVM console, but I can't for example with C+V keys. Can Anybody tell me is it possible and ...
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How to copy select cells in column from Excel speadsheet

When I select specific cells within a column, Excel ends up copying the entire range of cells instead of just the ones I selected. I am using CTRL + LEFT MOUSE ClICK to select the cells. How do I copy ...
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How to preserve formatting while copy-pasting from Eclipse IDE to PowerPoint 2010

Is there a way I could copy the source code from Eclipse IDE and paste it on PowerPoint preserving the formatting? When I try to do it I get zero indentation when pasting it to PowerPoint 2010. The ...
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copy-paste in VNC (unix)

I have a copy-paste issue when connected to the VNC client. I am running the "vncconfig &" as requested and copy-paste works as expected. After few hours/day, the copy-paste function stop working ...
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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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OneDrive sync files to local computer

How can I get OneDrive in Windows 8.1 to download all my files to a folder to my machine and keep them synced? I can view the files but can't copy them anywhere else using the windows copy and paste ...
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How can I concatenate multiple clipboard selections in Quicksilver?

I've been using Quicksilver's clipboard module for years but I've always wanted to do this: copy several bits of text. Then paste them as a concat'd list. I found this Stackoverflow post trying to do ...
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How can I store text already typed in the command line for later use?

One frustrating thing that happens very often to me is that I type a long command into a command-line interface (CLI) and then realize I need to execute another command before that one. Sometimes I ...
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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 ...