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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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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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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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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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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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1answer
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How can I copy file once and paste into multiple subfolders?

I have file.xpi. I want to copy and paste it into a folders named extensions. This folder extensions is a subdirectory in multiple folders. I mean I have multiple folders, and every one of them has ...
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3answers
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Get Windows to copy the first file of a selection first

When selecting a bunch of files in Explorer, either by dragging or shift-selecting, if you copy that selection and go to paste it somewhere the Windows decides it'll copy the last file in the ...
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1answer
557 views

Shortcut to paste text in command prompt [duplicate]

How can I paste a text in command prompt through shortcuts? Normally if we press ctrl + v, it won't paste text on Windows command prompt. Is there any alternative shortcut or any way I can define a ...
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1answer
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How to disable text style copying on Windows XP?

Problem: I copy a text from a website, paste it on email or forum, and scream for the insanely large font it creates. Then I instantly go to notepad and re-paste, re-copy and again re-paste it to get ...
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0answers
177 views

File modified date changed on copying files

In a windows server 2003 R2 when files are copied from one path to another path i found some files for which modified date is changed to older than the actual modified date.I found that modified date ...
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Win 7 x64 explorer.exe stops responding on copy/paste

Few months ago I changed my Win7 orb using this software. But it changed only the explorer.exe in C:\Windows. To solve that, I copied explorer.exe from there to C:\Windows\system32 and ...
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2answers
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What is the difference between “Send To” and “Copy or Cut and Paste” method in windows operating System?

I have googled and found few Answers. But till i'm not clear about Send To and Copy Paste operation During copy and paste, when u copy something that will get stored in the clipboard and u can ...
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4answers
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How to copy all files in the subfolder

I am using Windows 7 and I want to copy all PDF files inside a folder and inside all its subfolders in a new location. What is the command to do that?
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2answers
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Separate Windows' file copy from text copy

I want to change Windows' copy function, i.e. if I copied text and copied a file they will both be saved in a buffer – and when I press paste in a text editor my text will be pasted. When I press ...
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1answer
667 views

Cut/Copy + Paste network files in Windows Explorer periodically stops working

On Windows 7 and 8 I have a periodic problem where cut (or copy - from here on I will just say "copy")/paste operations fail. The copy process actually doesn't even initiate. Here's what I mean: ...
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1answer
293 views

Copy multiple lines from Windows Command prompt without forced newlines

Is it possible to copy multiple lines from the Windows Command Prompt without it inserting a new line where each line reaches the end of the terminal? For example, if I have the following line in the ...
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1answer
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Copy-paste through RDP, file size limitation?

Is there a limitation how large files you can copy paste via RDP (Remote Desktop) in Windows? Is it possible to copy-paste e.g 4 GB files through RDP?
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1answer
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function keys for paste specific text

I want to assign some text to F keys on Windows 7. For example, I want to press F5 to paste "000", or press F6 to paste ".00 US Dollars". It would be appreciated if anyone can help me (a piece of ...
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2answers
180 views

Non-rectangle select in Windows command line

Is there any way I can disable the stupid rectangle selection mode thing in the Windows command line? I want to select line by line like normal. Currently it's a giant pain when I need to copy things ...
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1answer
778 views

How to copy and paste code while retaining the format

This question may have been asked before but I was unable to find any solution. When I browse and see some code that I would like to copy, I simply use Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V. Most of the time this works ...
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4answers
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How to better copy&paste big files over RDP?

Recently I was making a few attempts to copy&paste a big (1.2 GB) file to remote computer over RDP. The remote computer is virtual testing machine with MS Windows Server 2008 Datacenter. First ...
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1answer
114 views

Open clipboard data using some hotkey

Is there some tool that enables to use some hotkey that will open the file system/url with the path saved in my clipboard? I mean if I have c:\victor\longpath\something\something in my clipboard, I ...
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5answers
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Excel freezes when copying / cutting to paste elsewhere

When cutting/copying some cells to paste them into another sheet/page, sometimes Excel freezes/locks up and fades out. At the top toolbar it says in brackets "not responding". Eventually, I must ...
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3answers
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What software can I use to give my computer multiple copy and paste shortcuts?

I would like to have the ability to copy multiple items with different shortcuts, and have different past shortcuts, each linked to one of the copy shortcuts. For example, pressing ctrl+v would paste ...
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2answers
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copy from buggy application

I have an old windows application, which dumps some log-messages in a read-only edit-control. Due to some weird restriction or a bug, The edit-control does not have a drop-down menu, and the default ...
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4answers
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Drag and Drop vs. Copy and Paste in Windows Explorer

Is there a difference between dragging and dropping a file vs. copying and pasting in Windows Explorer? I read on a forum that dragging is more reliable than copying. Is this true? Can copying ...
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2answers
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ctrl + v do not work on windows 7

Ctrl+v does not work on my Windows 7 64 bit machine. Ctrl+x works. Right clicking on the text and choosing "Cut" works. Right clicking and choosing "paste" right after does not work. This happens in ...
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4answers
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How to copy files that have too long of a filepath in Windows?

I need to make backups of some files on a network share. However, I need to copy those files to my local drive before burning the disks because those files might be in use. Some of the files won't ...
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5answers
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Is there any easy way to copy from a VirtualBox Guest to the Host?

I have Windows 7 and use VirtualBox. I have installed Ubuntu Server as a Guest. Is there any easy way where I can copy text in the Ubuntu Server terminal to my Windows 7 host? And also doing the same ...
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3answers
3k views

I can't copy and paste from a console application

I am usually working with console application and it is really annoying that I can not copy or paste anything on the console. How do I make it possible to copy & paste?
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4answers
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Clipboard content automatically erased

My clipboard gets automatically erased from time to time. For example: I copy some text using Ctrl+C, and then paste it somewhere. And when I try to paste it again, nothing happens. I need to ...
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9answers
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How to copy text from Console2?

I just started using Console2 as an alternative to cmd.exe I can't figure out how to copy text from the console to the clipboard -- dragging over it with the mouse won't mark anything, and there is ...
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4answers
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How to copy files pointed to (not the shortcut files themselves)

I have a folder containing shortcuts that point to files that are located in various directories and drives. I would like to copy the files pointed to (NOT the shortcut files themselves) to a single ...
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3answers
126 views

Excel 2007 shortcut?

Is there a shortcut in Excel 2007 (or a simple way to define one) to paste all copied values, but without formatting ? I'm entering some data in tables, and it would really save my life, that one.
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3answers
2k views

Copying a lot of large files in windows 7 doesn't work

Im trying to copy a TB worth of files to another hard drive, from a RAID5 array. I select all folders, copy, and paste to the drive. Except nothing happens. It wont do more than 50-70 folders of files ...
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3answers
27k views

Can't copy and paste in Remote Desktop Connection session

Is it possible to copy and paste inside a Remote Desktop Connection session?
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10answers
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How to copy web page text and images to MS Word

From time to time I want to copy and paste a portion of a web document (viewed in both IE Explorer 7 and 8) into MS Word 2007. The selected text copies and pastes fine, but I am left with only place ...
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3answers
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How to enable copy paste from a remote desktop to local machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t copy and paste in Remote Desktop session I'm currently using Windows 7 system locally. The local machine is connected to a remote Windows sever desktop. However ...