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

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Copy formatted tabbed table trimmed in Excel

I have a text editor logbook and need to copy the contents into an Excel sheet. Logbook content: 01.01.2000 ---------- Entry One.\t\t\t\t\t8 Hours Entry Two.\t\t\t\t\t20 Minutes If ...
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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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Files deleted in mac?

I was going to move my files by copying and pasting them to another drive but the system said that there are not enough space to do that and after all of my files which were pictures has been deleted. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to copy text without copying unwanted text?

I am trying to copy text in general, but there's links to parts of the page right on the left side of it. Whenever I try to copy just the text, it will highlight every text character to the left side ...
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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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How do I make a button to add new fields in Excel?

I have a formula which uses a constant. Every time I copy and paste the cells for a new day, I want the constant to update to the new one. I was thinking I could create a button to copy the fields ...
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OpenOffice Writer: preserve hyphen in text [duplicate]

I often use an editor like OpenOffice Writer to build documentation. My documentation is usually technical, and it often includes commands for the terminal. When I format a command, I will indent the ...
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Windows won't ctrl+c and ctrl+v

Using Ctrl+C and V I am unable to copy or paste anything. I have tried many different applications and still no luck. I am able to copy/paste via the shortcut menu when you right click the mouse. ...
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How do you copy-paste from PDF to google drive?

I have tried numerous times to copy and paste text from a PDF into Notepad or Google Drive and a bunch of random line breaks get added. How do you do it? I really don't want to instal a whole other ...
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Maintaining word order when copying Hebrew from and SE site to MS Word

When I try to copy text from Mi Yodeya (the Judaism SE site, which I usually render in Chrome) into a MS Word document (using Word 2007 on Windows 7), e.g. this one, I find that Hebrew text comes ...
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Push format of image while paste from clipboard

Problem: email client (theBat!) is using jpg for all images from clipboard. I need to use png or gif instead. For now I can only save image to disk in needed format and insert through menu - very ...
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File copy and paste over RDP stopped working

I use Remote Desktop from a Window 8.1 Pro 64 bit PC to a remote Windows XP Pro SP3. Recently I noticed copy&paste of files does not work in either direction. Copy&paste of text and images (...
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Copying and Pasting a Vertical Line in MS Word 2007

I've inserted a vertical line onto a page and I'd like to copy and paste it to all the other pages; however, when I try to do so, it keeps indenting over incrementally each time (see example below). ...
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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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How can I copy text from multiple text boxes in a website?

I want to copy text that is displayed in multiple text boxes in a website like the numbers that appear in THIS WEBSITE after you fill one box. I want to copy several texts to excel but when I select ...
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How can I copy text from a web page where it been has disabled?

I use FF27 with noscript, but solutions for Chrome are also welcome. I use online chat for customer support when available, and I'd like to keep the chat transcript in case of a dispute with the ...
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How do I prevent “Read more: www.site.com” from being injected with non-Tynt JavaScript into copy-paste actions?

There are many sites that insert something like "Read more: www.site.com" into your clipboard when you copy text in your browser. I find this abominable. A google search reveals some methods to stop ...
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Unreliable Google Docs copy-paste in Safari

I'm using Safari and copy-pasting in Google Docs with a keyboard shortcut is extremely unreliable. It can work most of the time, but at some point the Cut and Copy items in the Safari menu become ...
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Copy/paste issue in Ubuntu virtual machine (QEMU-KVM) with Awesome window manager

I have Ubuntu 12.10 virtual machine running in QEMU-KVM. Copy/paste between host and vm works fine when using Unity as window manager but not while using Awesome. What is the difference between those?...
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Copy Image from PDF

I have a PDF that was created by someone else and I cannot contact them. One of the images runs off the side of the page and is cut off. When I tried to copy/drag the image to various programs (...
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Copy Paste Between Excels over Remote Desktop Services

Currently a number of our users have an issue whereby they attempt to copy data from excel on their computer and paste it to excel on a terminal server. If users use standard paste (i.e. ctrl+v) an ...
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Any way to paste around a protected cell in Excel without VBA?

Here is the situation. I have columns A,B,C on sheet one. B is a protected column that calculates values based on A so no entry is allowed. On another sheet I have columns A,B,C where B is always ...
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Custom copy paste. how to eliminate invalid characters from paste?

I collect articles and like having the title of the article in the filename. However, some titles contain invalid characters such as ':'. This precludes a simple, and quick, copy paste operation to ...
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Preserving Paragraphs When Pasting into Lyx

So very annoyingly: When you copy and paste from say Word into LyX, you lose all your paragraphs, emboldenings, etc. Is there any way to preserve these things?
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Is there a way to remove the superfluous line breaks in an Open Office document?

I copied a large text file into an Open Office Document, and it added or "preserved" a lot of superfluous line breaks. Here's an example of what I see: When it should look like this: Es, pues, de ...
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How can I copy into the Mac clipboard from vim?

I can paste from vim in one terminal window to vim in another, but not to anything outside vim. I've read numerous posts on the subject, and nothing I've found has helped. Copy/pasting from MacVim ...
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can not copy contents in email message to notepad.(Remote machine)

I can not copy contents in email message to notepad.(Remote machine) I cleared the clip board and try again it.Though it clear the clipboard it doesn't work. Sometimes when I restart the machine(local)...
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Vim escaping non-ascii value for pasting

I am trying to paste a string from a register in VIM which contains non-ASCII characters such as Ctrlr, how can I paste this string into a file, but escape the non-ASCII characters automatically? ...
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Excel copy-paste: always match destination formatting

I use Excel to crunch numbers, so I usually don't want to copy the formatting along with the text. But this is the default. Is there a way to default to always match destination formatting when ...
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Is there any program that can let me assign something to specific keys? [closed]

I want to be able to assign text (like copy paste) to each of my numpad keys (like i put in a word for numpad 1, another word for numpad 2, etc and when i click those numpad buttons, the word i need ...
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windows script to copy text from one file into a new file

I am noob at coding! I am trying to create a windows script that I can copy text from one file into another. My main goal is to find lines in the text with "started processing" and "file". I am hoping ...