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

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How to select (& copy) only a part of a linked text? [duplicate]

Let’s take this link as an example: The artist John Doe shows us his cat! I want to copy the text "John Doe" only. Is it possible somehow? The problem is that I can't place my cursor in the ...
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Outlook 2010 no longer allows me to Ctrl+V, T to paste plain text (and more)

I recently installed Office 2013 and then realized that Outlook 2013 doesn't support Exchange 2003 (we're in the process of upgrading to Exchange 2013). So I uninstalled Outlook 2013 and re-installed ...
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xml.vim corrupts '\' paste

I am using vim on Linux. I have xml.vim plugin loaded. If I do a paste of a string like "\." what I get is ">". If I do an insert, and pause, I can type "\." Apparently this is due to insert mode ...
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How can I copy text with syntax-highlighting from Notepad++? [duplicate]

I have an XML snippet in Notepad++ that I would like to share with a co-worker via email. In Notepad++ the syntax highlighting nicely shows off the elements and attributes. Here is a sample picture: ...
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Not being able to copy text from Vim to system clipboard but able to paste from system clipboard to vim in Linux

I am using Linux OS. I would like to copy some text in visual mode from Vim to system clipboard and then paste it in another shell. I tried the following : In the .vimrc file inside /home/{USER} ...
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Can gnome terminal be set up, to copy selection without prompt?

I often times want to copy a set of commands from terminal, that do not have an output; say a block like this: prompt$ less file1.txt prompt$ less file2.txt prompt$ dhex file2.txt prompt$ less ...
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How do I copy the contents of a dropdown list to paste into a text document?

I'm looking for a tool that surely must exist somewhere... There's a dropdown list on a webpage with numerous values in it. I simply want to copy these values into the Windows clipboard and paste ...
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How to avoid trailing spaces when you copy something from terminal?

I often copy a code snippet from a SSH terminal session where i'm logged in to some remote server and have a file opened in vim, for example to paste it here into an answer at SO. It frequently ...
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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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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.