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How can I use the keyboard to choose how to paste text in MS Word?

While using a word processor I prefer to user the keyboard almost exclusively, but when pasting text in MS Word I seem forced to use the mouse. I can find no way to specify how to treat formatting ...
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Is there a plugin or extension for OS X's Terminal.app which blocks pastes ending in a newline?

I recently came across a screenshot (in a repo illustrating pastejacking, at the bottom of the README), showing that iTerm will block pastes ending with a newline character. Is there any plugin or ...
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Copying just text, not formulas, in OpenOffice Calc

How do I copy and paste the text (not the formulas) from one Calc sheet to another in OpenOffice?
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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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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 to copy multi-line text from Excel without quotes?

When you create a multi-line string in an excel cell (by using Alt-Enter), if you copy that cell to a text editor, excel will automatically add double quotes (") around the full string, ie: Cell1 | ...
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Android; xclip alternative

Android uses surfaceflinger instead of X11. By extension, this means that xutils like xclip won't work. How can I copy to the Android system clipboard from pipes, stdout, etc. in a similar fashion?
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Copy and paste a shape containing UTF-8 text boxes from Office Word to Paint

In Microsoft Office 2010 I have a shape containing UTF-8 textboxes, when I copy this shape and paste it into MS Paint or any other software, the encoding of texts changes to some vague characters ...
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How do you copy raw Microsoft Word fields codes to another text document?

Is it possible to copy text from a Word document containing field codes, so that when asted into another application, the FIELD CODES REMAIN AS RAW TEXT. i.e. something like This is about whales { ...
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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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How does Microsoft Visio 2013 decide the location of copy-pasted objects?

In Microsoft Visio 2013, when I copy-paste an object with Ctrl + V, the object seems to be pasted in a random location. How does Microsoft Visio 2013 decide the location of copy-pasted objects? I ...
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Can't copy paste on the first try

When I try to copy and paste something from firefox to say notepad or word, it doesn't work on the first try. That is I go to firefox, select text, right click, select copy, then switch to notepad, ...
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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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How does KeePass know when I've used the password?

KeePass securely stores any number of passwords, and allows for convenient copy-and-paste operations of stored passwords when a password is needed. The interesting part: KeePass allows the pasting of ...
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AutoHotKey: copy file from Windows Explorer, paste path to Notepad2

I'm searching for a way to do that. Using ArsClip's Clipboard Bar, I see that when I select a file o Windows Explorer and copy it, its full path is stored on clipboard. If I keep selecting Windows ...
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How do I paste a text from the clipboard as if the characters were typed one by one?

Some rich text editors, e.g. Confluence, allow typing formatted content as markup and convert it to rich-text on the fly. This means I cannot paste markup content into the editor. How do I simulate ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 - Cannot Paste Special

In Word 2013, I am trying to paste the contents of my clipboard which contains a formatted table from Excel into a word document. When I press ALT+E and then press S to bring up the special paste ...
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How to customize Paste Value Excel Short Cut

I was reading in this other post how to set up VBA code to paste values in Excel. I understand how to create the VBA code. I would like to set the keyboard shortcut to Ctrl d but Excel pops up an ...
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Tmux copy-pipe with mouse selection

I use copy-pipe on OS X to share the system clipboard with Tmux 1.8: unbind -t vi-copy Enter bind -t vi-copy Enter copy-pipe "reattach-to-user-namespace pbcopy" This works when entering select mode ...
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Is there any way to copy null bytes (ASCII 0x00) to the clipboard on Windows?

Null bytes (ASCII 0x00) don't appear to be copyable (Ctrl+C-able) on Windows. For a demonstration of this, open up your browser's dev console and do console.log('a\x00b'). If you try and copy-paste ...
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Multiple copy/paste on windows 8

Does windows 8 have a multiple copy/paste facility, or is it still one piece of content allowed to be copied at a time? If so, how can I have multiple copy/paste with different shortcuts if necessary. ...
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How to copy-paste absolute cell references temporarely as relative references in Excel?

In Excel (2007), when cells that contain absolute references (for example: $A$3) are copied, the absolute reference remains the same. This is by design, and the reason of using absolute references. ...
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How to make Excel pay attention to the clipboard

I use Excel 2013 for a few hours every day, and I really hate it. Outlook is worse, but most of the Office suite saps productivity rather than increasing it. One example, which maybe someone can help ...
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How to copy table data from PDF to excel

When I copy data in a table like this from a PDF, it gets translated into plain text without any delimiting characters to distinguish which column the data is in. It would be helpful if I could ...
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Windows 10 build 14316: Ctrl + v doesn't work on Bash on Ubuntu on Windows

On the new Windows 10 insider build 14316, I haven't been able to use Ctrl + V (shortcut for paste) on the new Bash on Ubunbu on Windows app. Has anybody else had this issue? Any solutions? I have ...
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Pasting image into Outlook results in an attachment, rather than inline with content

I am pasting an image into an Outlook 2013 email. I want the image to appear in-line with the text. Sometimes the image appears as an attachment. I can force the image to appear in-line by using ...
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Notepad++ highlight to copy feature?

Does anyone know if Notepad++ has a unix like copy feature where it automatically copies anything highlighted to your clipboard?
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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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How to copy a screen area in PuTTY without pasting?

My usual method of copying a screen area in PuTTY is via the right-click button, but also has the effect of pasting as well, resulting in entering a sequence of meaningless commands or pasting the ...
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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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Can citrix remote admin track my clipboard usage on home computer

I use my work computer through remote connection when I am home. I noticed that whenever I copy something on the remote connection it shows up in the clipdiary on home computer. Can the citrix admin ...
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How do I copy and paste text from Mac Host to Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox?

I cannot copy and paste text from my Mac (host) to my Ubuntu Server (guest) in Virtualbox. Solutions I tried: Enable Bidirectional in Advanced Settings for "Shared Clipboard" and "Drag'n'Drop". ...
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Linux - copy/cut file into clipboard

I was wondering if it is possible to copy or cut a file into the clipboard and then paste it to another directory later on. I did a quick research and only found information on how to copy the content ...
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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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How do I replace-paste yanked text in vim without yanking the deleted lines?

So I usually find myself copying text from one point to another while overwriting old text where the new is pasted: blah1 newtext blah2 wrong1 blah3 wrong2 blah4 Suppose I visual-mark newtext and ...
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Control copy/paste doesn't work

I have a laptop HP PAVILION dv6-3126er with Windows 7 Home Edition installed. Neither the control copy nor the control paste work (i've tried: Ctrl+c, Ctrl+v, Shift+c, Shift+v, Ctrl+Insert, ...
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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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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-paste stops working on Windows 7

Copy-paste functionality stops working after about an hour after each reboot on a Windows 7 64-bit system. Running Google Chrome (with gmail and few other tabs open like Calendar, Reader), MS Outlook ...
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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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Modify properties of tables in batch

I am working on a MS word document which contains several tables, and I want to modify the properties of all of them at once, such as alignment, text wrapping, borders and shading etc., and either for ...
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How do I copy text in firefox with custom JS

This subject is related with this one. But I didn't found a solution that works. The answer that is marked is just specific for some site, and @Mike 's answer doesn't help. I have a lot of sites, ...
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Can't copy text from a pdf file

I am using foxit PDF reader to view my text book. I would like to copy the text from the pdf file into a word document but it won't let me. I can select the text fine but the option to copy text is ...
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Copy file as raw binary text

I do need to copy the jce_policy-8.zip from my Mac to a Citrix Desktop on Demand. The customer blocked every fileshare and Download. So I have tried to copy the .zip as raw text. Source I open the ...
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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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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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delimiting text in Excel messes up hyperlinks

I'm trying to paste a table that should never have been done in Word into Excel. Once in excel, there's a column with three separate sets of data that I wish to delimit into three columns. The third ...
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Copy-on-select, paste-on-middle-click on Mac OS X?

Is there a way to give OS X the usual X-windows behavior where selecting text in any application automatically copies it to the clipboard, and the middle mouse button automatically pastes it? +C, +V ...
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Excel, cut-n-paste ERROR-MESSAGE: “The picture is too large and will be truncated.”

ISSUE: Possible it's not related, but I just installed IE9, and now I'm getting this an error when I try to copy-n-paste a relatively small amount of text: Excel Error Message: "The picture is too ...
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What is the difference between “Send To” and “Copy or Cut and Paste” method in Windows?

I have Googled and found few answers. But I'm still not clear about "send to" vs. "copy and paste." During copy and paste, when you copy something, it will get stored in the clipboard and you can ...