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

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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 ...
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I have over written my Ctrl+V function with a macro - how do I restore the original back again

I have over written my Ctrl+V function with a macro - how do I restore the original back again. I have lost the paste function of this shortcut key by over writing it with a macro.
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Posting code from Eclipse to Outlook by default has uninteligible highlighting

When copying code from Eclipse to Outlook I get a highlighting that makes code impossible to read in my emails. Consequently, I have either to give up the nice programming formatting or manually ...
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How to copy table data from PDF to excel

When I copy data in a table like this from a PDF, it gets translated into plain text without any delimiting characters to distinguish which column the data is in. It would be helpful if I could ...
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when filter takes out all data, macro copies the titles over. Why?

I am using a macro that copies multiple columns into other documents. I use filters to determine which other documents it should be inserted into. When the set of data does not contain data for one ...
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How to paste plain text in IE11?

Some browsers support pasting of non-formatted text from the clipboard - for instance, Opera Next implements this through the context menu or CTRL+SHIFT+V. However, I need this in IE, which is ...
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Pasting code from stackexchange sites loses line breaks using chrome and google doc

This might not be a proper place to ask the question because I found a similar one on a different site -- ...
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Restrict paste into dropdown cells in excel

I have one excel sheet which contains many dropdown columns. Lets say one column has Test1, Test2, and Test3 as dropdown option values. Cells under this column should not accept the values other than ...
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Unable to Move/Copy files - Cannot find the specified file

Got this really odd issue whereby I'm unable to copy/move any .tif files from multiple locations on two file servers to a new server. Whenever the copy reaches a .tif file it fails with the error ...
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Is there a way to paste multiple things on windows 8?

I was doing some work when I realized that it will be a lot easier if I can copy and paste multiple items from the clipboard. For example, if I had this in my clipboard: Oldest item 3 item 2 item ...
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How to paste graphics precisely where the cursor is blinking in MS Word 2013?

I created graphics using Shapes toolbar and grouped them and copying one object and pasting it in another Word document. The problem is when I paste graphics it appear in middle of document every ...
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Moving bulk files from one external disk to other does nothing

I am trying to move all my music (~700GB) from one external hard drive to another one. While in the past, I used to do that with just dragging and dropping the files, now it does nothing at all. Not ...
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Is there a way to create a /dev/clipboard like in Cygwin?

This answer says, that Cygwin features a /dev/clipboard device, that's in sync with the default Windows clipboard. Is there any way to have that same feature in Linux for the Primary clipboard? ...
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Cannot copy-paste from-to ranges with filtered rows

I want to copy a given range in Excel, which has rows hidden due to filtering out, into another range which has other rows filtered out. I applied the usual procedure Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V. It is as if it ...
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How can I copy new data with additional rows, while including formulas?

As an example I have data in the range A1:D55, and in Column E I have a formula using VLOOKUP in reference to column A. I pull the data again for A1:D55 and the values change (titles remain the same) ...
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Holding down Ctrl+V+Some_Other_Key stops pasting except with Ctrl+V+4

This is a bit of an odd question, but I really need to know why this is happening. Here's an example. If you copy something to your clipboard and then hold down Ctrl+V, then it will keep pasting ...
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Putty copy/paste not working in Red Hat outside Putty window

When using Windows, every time I use putty to access a Linux/Unix box, selecting something on the screen or CTRL+INS, it will copy what is selected and outside the Putty window, if I CTRL+V it paste ...
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MS Word 2013: “use destination style” as default pasting option

When I copy past (several pages of text + a lot of "heading style") from a document A to a document B I have 3 options : keep source formatting merge formatting keep text only When I past it using ...
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How optimize copy and paste process for windows?

When user ot program copy a large file on the same physical disk windows do the following algorith: 1. Read a piece of data from disk. 2. Write a piece of data to disk. 3. Do points 1. and 2. until ...
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Problems pasting text into Visual Studio from other programs

I'm using Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web. Any guidance on fixing or troubleshooting this would be greatly appreciated. Here's what I know today. I've rebooted. I also repaired Visual Studio. I ...
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Copy multiple target files from shortcuts in windows 7

Is there a way to select and copy a bunch of target files located in different folders by selecting their shortcuts from one folder in windows 7?
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Why does copy and paste often fails with firefox on xfce?

I noticed that the classic X way of doing copy and paste with the mouse quite often do not work in firefox. In all other applications it still works as it should, I mark text, and paste it with the ...
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Visual confirmation for Copy action via Control+C

On Windows 7 or higher, is there any method to get a visual feedback or confirmation when using the keyboard shortcut control+c to copy? I often find that I think I am copying some text or graphic ...
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Text to copy cells with formatting into Excel

I am looking for a way to copy-paste text into Excel, which Excel will recognize as formatted (ie, styled or colored, etc) cells. On the one hand, Excel recognizes tab-delimited text pasted from the ...
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Pasting arrow symbol from Outlook results in box instead of arrow

In Outlook, if you type --> or <-- it transforms it into a symbol (maybe ANSI or UNICODE). But I need to copy-paste those email messages into Chrome (into support tickets) and the arrows are ...
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Pasting text with hyperlinks to WordPad

When i copy a text with hyperlinks like under bla bla bla bla bla to WordPad, hyperlinks turn into plain text like bla bla bla bla bla Am i doing something wrong or it is the Wordpad which ...
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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?

Using emacs in console mode, I want to copy mouse selected text from emacs and paste it to another application (possibily another term). But emacs will add full spaces to the selection to fill the ...
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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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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 ...