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How do I copy hyperlinks in non-encoded format in Firefox?

When I copy the following URL from FireFox https://example.com/away.php?to=http://example.com/page/42 and then paste, I get a link like: ...
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Automatically change to paste mode when pasting from clipboard

As far as I know, there is no autocmd event for copying and pasting. So I was curious if it is possible to write a script that toggles paste mode when the clipboard is used for paste. If it can handle ...
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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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Any way I press Ctrl V in a folder and image taken via PrtScr is saved as a new image file rather first copying it to mspaint?

I take a snapshot of my desktop by pressing PrintScreen button on keyboard. Then I want to make a new image file of it when I press Ctrl V in any of my folder rather than first copying it on a image ...
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In Notepad++, can I copy multiple rows into the leading or trailing space of another file?

Say I have the following 2 files open in Notepad++ Is it possible to copy the text on the right and paste it into the left, so that I will end up with A copy B this C text D over ...
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Relative links in MS Word 2010

I'm trying to include some Excel data in a Word document. To do this, I copy the cell from Excel, and do a Paste->Paste Special->Paste Link in Word, and choose HTML format. The problem is, this causes ...
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Paste pre-set string with one key in Mac OS X

I've actually had this problem over the years with both Windows and Mac OS. I have to believe there is an easy way to accomplish this, but for the life of me I haven't figured it out. I have a ...
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How do I copy/paste website content WITH formatting

Is there a way to copy-paste website content with formatting in Google Chrome? Perhaps an extension that gives such an option?
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How to use Robocopy to copy a folder structure into all (sub)folders located under one directory?

Is there anyway for me to quickly take an empty folder structure I have created on my desktop and copy it to 488 other folders all located on a network drive but in the same folder? My primary ...
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Creating hotkey or keyboard shortcut for pasting specific text phrase in Mac OSX

I have a text phrase (actually, several phases) that I use frequently in multiple applications. I'd like to create a keyboard shortcut or hotkey that will paste this text phrase wherever I have placed ...
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Issue in Excel: Copy a cell with formula - pastes value of the copied cell

I have the following copy and paste issue since yesterday. Probably it started when I was trying to edit a locked Excel-doc which i found on a shared server (that is - it was not created with my ...
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I forgot my encrypted disk password on OS X

My disk is formatted with Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted). I have a super long and random password. It won't let me paste my password in and I keep manually typing it wrong. There is nothing on ...
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Excel 2007 suddenly does not paste with formatting anymore

A friend's Excel 2007 used to, when you'd copy cells and paste them within a document, paste the formatting along with it. Suddenly today it no longer does that. I found this question: How can I ...
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Unable to copy/paste text in cmd.exe without splits [closed]

I need to copy/cut and paste the following verbatim in cmd.exe: <<<< Identifier Token Start >>>> 853A7223817D29062140F28C8C4E1439 ...
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vim pasting lines by option

I want to paste two different lines in two different cases: In case A, I want to paste "This is case A" and in case B, I want to paste "Completely different case B". If I use yy and p, only one ...
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esxi 5.1 - copy paste host config doesn't work?

I followed these instructions for esxi 5.1 to enable copy paste from the host config. (search for "To enable this option for all the virtual machines in the ESX/ESXi host:") ...
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excel 2010 open dialog window after changing formula

I have to copy 120 thousand formulas from one xls file to another. After a simple copy-paste, the original file name is inserted into the formula, not good. I tried to remove it with Data - Links, but ...
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Cannot copy-paste files/folders between local and remote machines but can copy-paste text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t copy and paste in Remote Desktop session I remote desktop to another machine(B) in the office network from my machine A(also on the network). On the machine B, I ...
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Copy from Word 2010 paste into Notepad includes bullets and numbers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent Word from Including Bullet Letter when Copying Text How to paste word item from numbered list without initial number I just started using Word 2010 on Windows ...
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How to copy an unformatted table into excel?

I want to copy the following table http://www.fifa.com/mm/document/classic/awards/01/36/25/40/ballondor_award_men_player_finalx.pdf into excel but when I do it doesn't format it as a table as the ...
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How to unmangle PDF format into a usable text or spreadsheet document?

Upon requesting some daily/hourly sales data from a coworker who is responsible for such requests, I was given a series of PDF files. The point of sale program that is used, for some reason, answers ...
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Unable to paste text into virtual box guest

I am running virtualbox 4.2.4 r81684 on an ubuntu 12.10 installation with cinnamon desktop I have just installed ubuntu 12.10 server in virtual box and I have guest additions installed virtualbox was ...
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Why can't I paste into xterm (XQuartz)?

I'm on a Mac (OS 10.8.2) and I'd like to start using xterm as my default terminal, rather than Terminal.app. Unfortunately, I can't paste text into an xterm window, and this is something that I ...
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Is there a copy and paste stack or queue application for Mac OS X? [closed]

I'd like to keep my copy/paste history around (for a few items). Is there a tool which allows me to do it?
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How do I copy part of an Excel worksheet to another Excel spreadsheet and retain the formulas rather than just the figures in the cells?

I hope someone can help me as I've wasted so much time searching for an answer to this problem! I have a large Excel 2007 spreadsheet (macro enabled) that I use as my main spreadsheet for ...
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Special-Pasting a hyperlink in Excel

Is there a way to use the Paste Special command to paste a hyperlink from one cell in Excel 2010 to another cell? I am asking specifically about the Paste Special command, not the Paste Link or ...
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Copy and paste plain text only in OSX?

My problem: I copy something from a webpage or Illustrator, then paste it into an email or another Illustrator document and the styles are carried over from the original doc when I just want the text ...
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CORD 0.5.7 RDC client Copy and Paste

I'm using the software CORD 0.5.7 on my Mac (OSX 10.7) as a RDC client for accessing various Windows servers. However since one of the latest updates of the software the Copy and Paste behaviour has ...
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Stop excel from converting copy-pasted number/text values to date

I'm copy-pasting some data from html table into excel. But excel automatically converts some text or number values to date! When I change the format, the number is perversed, the number is something ...
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How to copy-paste in good quality from Adobe Illustrator to MS One Note?

When I copy some drawing in Illustrator, it stores it in clipboard in 3 formats: bitmap, device independent bitmap and enhanced meta-file. If drawing contains text, then meta-file version has no ...
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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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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 ...