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

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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 ...
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Is there a way I can be notified when Windows Explorer is done copying / moving a file?

Obviously, this is a very common operation, but I'm annoyed that Windows will not tell me when it is done. I either need to see if the copy / move progress bar still exists, or (worse) look to see if ...
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Notepad++ highlight to copy feature?

Does anyone know if Notepad++ has a unix like copy feature where it automatically copies anything highlighted to your clipboard?
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Copy from web and paste into Word 2013

When I select some text from the Internet, right-click → copy, and then try to paste it into a Word 2013 document, I get a small black icon as a picture, but no text. I've also tried Ctrl+C and ...
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How to copy and paste between cells without overwriting what would be in between in excel?

The wording is a bit complicated, but essentially the problem I am having is I have something like: A| blank cell |C B| blank cell |D and I want it to be A|B|C|D all in one row. Doing it manually ...
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Ways around copy/paste size limitation for Windows server without sharing

I'm trying to allow for users to copy/paste or Click and drag items into a sub folder of a shared parent. The architecture goes along the lines of Parent>Child>Child. The bottom child is not shared, ...
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How to copy and paste a cell in a table in Word without losing the formatting?

I have a table in a document, in Word 2010. How can I copy and paste a cell? The whole cell, not its content. I copy a cell, it has a grey background with hatching ("shading"). Then I paste it over ...
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How to copy drawing from LibreOffice Draw to MS Word?

What is the best way to copy a drawing (complete document) from LibreOffice Draw into an MS Word document (using MS Word) on Windows? A "naive" copy&paste form Draw to Word gives next to useless ...
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Copy text selection with page URL as an HTML link?

I would like to be able to highlight a selection of text, press a shortcut or right click and pick a menu option that copies the selection of text along with the page URL (“its source”), as an HTML ...
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When copying and pasting images, is all the quality maintained?

When copying and pasting is 100% of the data maintained? For example In Firefox, on Windows, when copying an image and pasting it into Photoshop, is the quality the same then if you did the long way ...
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Command to paste over but copy selected text

I'm looking for a command that pastes over a selection but copies the selection to the clipboard after pasting. I'm working on OSX, would like an OS wide solution but an IntelliJ Idea solution would ...
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MS Word - copy / paste a table and keep view of comments/revision in pasted version

I have a table with comments and revisions showing in the right margin, I want to copy this table into the document in a later section. How can I paste it and have the comments and revisions show?
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How to paste text into input fields that block it?

On many webpages they are blocking copy/paste using JavaScript. Is there any way for making such inputs work as the should (e.g. enable copy/paste)? I’m using Google Chrome.
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Copy paste a multiline command into command line

I'm writing a doc about installation of my soft and I have to write things like Please do the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python-dev cython portaudio19-dev The ...
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Paste link into Table disallowed?

I am trying to use the Copy / Paste Link (ALT+ESL), but it does not appear to be an option when pasting into a Table. Is this a known limitation of Excel (using 2013)? If so, is there a better work ...
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How can I copy HTML content CSS-formatted as table onto a spreadsheet?

There is a page I need to copy onto a spreadsheet. The page displays a table, but the underlying content is not HTML <table>. It is just formatted by CSS to look like a table. How can ...
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Copy symlink inside directory structure

A part of our (huge) application can, as a fallback for test automation, be installed manually by developers on test computers. This means copying the contents of a folder to the target machine and ...
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Copying part of an image in GIMP

Using GIMP on Mac OS X (10.9.4), copying part of an image using the select tool ends up copying the whole image instead. I've selected the part of the image I want to copy with the Rectangle Select ...
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Pasting Hex Colors Into OpenOffice

I'm attempting to paste a very large table of data containing names of colors and their HTML (hex) equivalent into OpenOffice, but it continues to format my colors as weird data types. For example, ...
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Vim boilerplate (automatic, file specific) [duplicate]

There is a bit of code that I want to include in a variety of files done with vim, and I don't feel like copy-pasting every time. The example that I want to accomplish the most is vim newfile.tex ...
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How to copy files and folders in clipboard to all connected removable drives? [duplicate]

I am a teacher. Usually, at the end of my classes, I want to share some files and folders in my computer (Windows 8) with my students. I have bought a USB hub that supports 4 parallel usb drives. ...
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Effects of Drag & Drop and Copy-Paste on FAT32 file table

I have a digital music changer that simulates a cd changer for my car radio. It can read mp3 files from an SD card, however the order of playback is determined "by time the file was copied to the SD ...
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Select and copy any text? [duplicate]

Many GUI elements (windows, dialogs...) have text that does not support selecting and copying to the clipboard. (Windows error dialogs are a special case: ctrl-c will copy all their text to clipboard, ...
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Pasting mm:ss into excel - gets mistakenly formatted as hh:mm [duplicate]

If I paste a dataset including times in mm:ss format into excel, how can I prevent it from interpreting them as hh:mm? Changing the number format before or after pasting doesn't help, Excel still ...
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Copy and paste without tracked changes in MS Office 2013

I'm copying and pasting from a document with tracked changes to a text-only document. Previously when copying and pasting from such, text that was strike-through (ie, changed) was not copied and did ...
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Windows 8.1, moving files between drives with overwrite

I have 2 file backup drives that are not in sync. In order to make sure that I have a complete copy, I would like to move all the files from drive 1 to drive 2 and overwrite them. That way, drive 2 ...
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Copying from Emacs to other tmux pane (code execution for Ipython, sql, bash, etc)?

My preferred setup is running a terminal window with several tmux panes (a couple of shells, and an emacs session). What is the easiest way to send code from the emacs pane to be executed in the shell ...
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Copy individual email address from Outlook 2013 address book?

I have a contact in my Outlook 2013 global address list. I would like to copy his email address so I can paste it into another program. This appears to be strangely difficult. If I open the ...
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Why is copy paste losing all formatting by default?

Lately whenever i copy paste something (in particular within Office) by default i lose all formatting. To copy the formatting have to retry copying the content several times before it works. So far i ...
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Have a file appear in multiple folders

I have 50+ folders, each of which contain a large amount of data that needs to be processed. All of them are processed using the exact same code, utilizing os.path.dirname(os.path.realpath(file)) to ...