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How to copy Windows Explorer file selections and paste filenames as text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Copy filename to clipboard Windows 7: How can I select multiple files in Windows Explorer and get a string of text, listing the file names like I would get if ...
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hotkey script that copies all the text in my open notepad file to a clipboard and then closes the file

Please. I am new to VBS and may not be saying this right but I need a script with a keyboard shortcut that copies all the text in my open notepad file to the clipboard and then closes the notepad ...
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Copy/Paste in Windows 7 does not keep layout anymore

Since a short while, when I select something in, say, Firefox, Chrome or my mail client, hit Ctrl+C (or use right-mouse-button and select copy), hit Ctrl+V in another application that supports copying ...
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VMWare Centos copy past not work

colleagues. I have a problem with copy-past from host (Windows XP) and guest (Centos) OS. I have installed VMWare Tools but it didn't help me. Strange situation... before I installed a VMWare tools ...
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Copy selected text with links appended in plain text?

Is there a way for a link to be copied with the selected text? "Some selected text with this link somewhere in the paragraph" To be copied as: "Some selected text with this { link | ...
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In Open Calc, how do I copy a paste cells that contain references to other workbooks?

I have an OpenOffice Calc sheet with cells containing formulas that refer to another file, e.g: 'file:///C:/path/to/other.xls'#$Sheet1.A1:B2. When I copy the cells from one sheet to another in the ...
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Copy visual mode selection below selection in vi

In vim, I often find myself repeating the same steps to copy a section before making changes to it: V to start Visual mode linewise j until I have selected the section I want to copy y to yank the ...
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How can I copy this quote from PDF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PDF has garbled text when copy pasting I'm reading a PDF copy of Jerome H. Friedman's paper "Data Mining and Statistics: What's the Connection?" using Google Chrome. It ...
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kde > how to copy a block of text like I would in gnome-terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: KDE Konsole to select text and copy to clipboard In gnome-terminal, I used ctrl + mouse click > mouse drag to highlight a block of text. Then I can use Ctrl + Shift + ...
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How can I limit the number of characters that can be copied/pasted? [closed]

I'm looking to write a script that stops me from copying and pasting anything under a certain character count - or barring that, a way to disable copy/paste on a per application basis. This is ...
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I can't copy/paste files, but I can copy/paste text. What can i do to fix this? (I'm using Win7.)

I can copy/paste text in Notepad, Word, etc., but I can't copy/paste shortcuts on desktop, shortcuts in explorer, files, etc. I'm using Windows 7.
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How to efficiently insert a table from R into a Word document?

I am creating a Word document (.docx) using LibreOffice. I need to include some numeric results I calculated in R. They look like a simple table of numbers, with text captions for the rows and ...
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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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How can I copy nytimes.com slideshow images to the clipboard?

Slideshows on the New York Times website seem to have used some trickery to* cause a right-click in Firefox (and IE/Chrome) then "view image" or "copy image" to return a 1 x 1 pixel. The images also ...
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Paste a range into a filtered table

We have the following excel sheet: The cells A2 to A10 are filtered: option 3 and option 4 are filtered out. Now we want to paste the numbers in A12:A16 next to the visible cells (so in B2:B10). ...
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Windows Server 2008 copy paste operation from local system

Copying files from the local system and pasting them on the server is an easy process for small files. However, I have not been able to do this for a few days now. How can I enable this feature ...
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How can I copy text in one screen window running vim and paste it to another without traditional copy and paste?

I'd like to essentially yank text y'k and mk or yy in one instance of vim in one screen tab and paste it into another instance of vim in a different screen tab without having to select the text with ...
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Copy colorful terminal (emulator) text output and paste as HTML?

I want to write notes (in HTML format) when learning linux. When I need to note colorful terminal text output, I want the color of terminal text can be remained in my notes, eg: Note 1: Test The ...
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How do i extract only pages that contain a specific word from a large ms-word document of 500 pages?

I need a way to separate the pages of a word document that contain the word "online" from the pages that do not. I can't figure out a way to do this efficiently without doing a search for the word and ...
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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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Abort a vim paste

Sometimes I paste a lot of data into vim (>5000 rows) and forget to enable paste mode. In that case, vim is busy for several minutes, trying to correctly indent all the text (which gets REALLY bad ...
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How can I paste space-formatted tables in Lync without losing the formatting?

Multiple spaces are replaced by a single space character. Too bad when doing things as such: |#|Name | |-+---------| |1|John Paul| |2|John | |3|Robert | |4|Jimmy | Edit: This kind of ...
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Copy files using drag-drop from Firefox in Ubuntu

Usually you can save a picture from the web just by dragging and dropping it from your browser to a folder, right? I have always done that, but in my computer at work that runs on Ubuntu 10.10 I ...
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Outlook Web App always pastes copied excel tables as an image

I'm using Outlook Web App - Version: 14.2.309.3 When I paste a table from Excel 2007 into a new message in OWA, it always pastes it as an image and not as a table. I have 5 colleagues who use the ...
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How to paste from Putty to OneNote with colors?

Putty has an option to copy to clipboard in RTF format. This means console colors preserved in pasted text. This works ok in MS Word, but does not work in Microsoft OneNote. Why? Is it possible to ...
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PNGs with Black Backgrounds

Why is it that when I copy/paste PNG files with a transparent background into photoshop that they show up with a black background, whereas if I save them, then open they're transparent? I find it ...
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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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How to copy Skype text without timestamp?

Skype is so annoying to me when I try to copy text from my chat; i.e. it alsway include the timestamp when pasted. How to copy only the plain text?
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Is cutting quicker than pasting onto a USB pen drive?

I'm about to move audio files off my laptop before reformatting so that I can move them back again once its complete. A friend of mine believes that cutting/pasting will be quicker than ...
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Firefox option to paste plain text into HTML inputs, similar to paste special?

This is something that's been annoying me for a while. With the current trend towards "rich web applications" it seems that some application developers are doing something funky with textarea elements ...
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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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How can I change the default drag and drop action on a folder in Windows 7?

I have a special folder which I always drag and drop many files to. How can I change the default "Copy to" action to be "Move to"? This is what I mean: I know I can do it by pressing Ctrl or ...
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How can I Pbpaste an image in to the command line?

Current use case: I select "copy image" on some random png in safari. I type pbpaste into terminal, and get the link to the image. Is there anyway to get the binary data instead?
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Is there a way to disable copy paste on any VNC server?

Is it possible to disable copy/paste on VNC Server? I would like to allow a user to connect but not be able to transfer files or copy/paste anything out. While transfer files can be blocked (at least ...
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Why does Ctrl + V not paste in Bash (Linux shell)?

When I copy something to the clipboard and press Ctrl + V in Bash, nothing happens; However, right clicking and selecting Paste does the job. Why? Is there any reasonable issue (I'm sure there is) ...
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Why does Notepad++ turn commas into semicolons when copying+pasting, and how can we prevent it from happening?

I have a report from someone asking a programming question on StackOverflow that when they pasted valid code [(1, "google"), (2, "facebook"), (3, "apple")] from Notepad++ into StackOverflow, it ...
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Copying formulas in Excel

I have an Excel spreadsheet containing many sheets, most of which have formulas. I have managed to copy most of the sheets (with formulas) into a new Excel file. To copy the sheets I used Copy and ...
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copy excel cell copies carriage return also

I am copying individual cells from excel and pasting it into SQL. Each time I do it, carriage return is automatically added to copy. Repro: Enter 123 in any cell in excel 2007.Click on another ...
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Text boxes in excel disappear when worksheet is copied into new workbook

(Using Excel 2010) I am trying to copy a worksheet that has text boxes and paste it into an existing workbook. When I copy the worksheet (CTRL+A+A or right click-copy) and paste the worksheet in the ...
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Google Chrome Interferes with Copy and Paste in Excel

I have got the following problem: Copy (Ctrl+C) and Paste (Ctrl+V) function in Excel 2010 does not work (or acts weirdly) if I have Google Chrome opened at the same time. This issue is Excel-specific ...
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How to paste word item from numbered list without initial number

When I copy a line from a numbered list in word 2010, if I paste it, either in word or other apps, I get the initial number as well. How do I prevent the number from getting pasted? To illustrate: I ...
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Copy Paste to Guest Ubuntu Server in Virtualbox

Hi I have windows 7 and virtualbox installed, with Ubuntu server 11.10 as a guest. I would like to copy and paste commands from websites on windows to the ubuntu server command line. The ubuntu server ...
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Copy comma delimited values into two excel cells

I have comma delimited values that look like : 17 ab 2880662,2880663 15 ab 2877244,2877247 21 ab 2874201 21 ab 2873876 When I copy this to Excel it should split the comma-delimited values ...
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Internet Explorer paste to Excel hang

One of my colleagues is having a trouble when copying data from our website to Excel. Excel freezes for 5-7 minutes (we timed it) before any data shows up. If using Paste Special / Values it's ...
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Copy and paste in Windows PowerShell

How do I effectively copy and paste input and output in the Windows PowerShell?
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Excel 2010 - Copy doesn't drag / Pasting option is only Unicode Text

It seems that when I copy a cell, it is not highlighted and cannot be dragged and the only paste option is unicode text or text. I checked File-Options-Advanced-Editing Options and I have my "Enable ...
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How can I copy and paste text out of a remote vim to a local vim?

I'm editing a file in vim on a remote machine via ssh and I want to copy text out of the remote file and paste it into a vim instance running on my local machine. Is there an easy way to do this? I ...
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How do I cut and paste between different files using emacs?

I'm running OSX 10.6.8. Lets say I have two terminal windows open and in each window I begin editing a different file using emacs. In the first file I select some text and then copy it (M-w), and in ...
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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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gnu screen - Copying text between windows

Is it possible to paste text copied in a paste buffer to a different window with some keybinding, without having to leave the current window? I.e., instead of going to the window and doing a Ctr-a + ...