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

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Is it possible to remove ligatures from copied text?

I have a few PDFs that contain ligatures in the text (e.g., ff is combined into a single character, ff). Is there an easy way to remove them when copying the text from the PDF? (i.e., when I paste, I'...
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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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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 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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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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Scripting: Copying to and Pasting from String Variables

I am trying to write a script in the AccuTerm emulator. For the most part I have what I need down except some code that will allow me to copy and paste in the program. The commands to simply copy a ...
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Disable specific behavior for [name].html - [name]_files combo in Windows

In Windows (7, at least) there's specific behavior for a [name].html file and [name]_files folder in the same parent folder. Normally when you copy and paste a file/folder in the same parent folder as ...
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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:") http://kb.vmware.com/...
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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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PuTTY how to select text and copy text using keyboard ONLY

Is there any way of selecting a text with keyboard the way I do it normally using Shift+arrows.
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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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How can I prevent or interrupt accidental copy/paste in the terminal?

When I paste into the terminal, sometimes what is in the clipboard is not what I expected. Specifically, it is sometimes pages and pages of text from a website. When this happens, the terminal goes ...
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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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Windows 10 custom shortcuts

So does anyone know how to change shortcuts? I have mouse with 6 buttons and i need one of those buttons to do the same thing as Ctrl+V does. Anyone knows how?
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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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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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Quick copy and paste over Bluetooth

Can I make quick copy & pastes between devices over Bluetooth? I know how to move files between devices but have always felt that a clipboard-like approach would be a great feature. Examples: ...
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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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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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Why doesn't AbiWord paste a table?

I was looking for a lightweight alternative to Word. I came across one of the questions where they said AbiWord. It looks good and lightweight, but when I am trying to paste a table from my mail, it ...
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Copy multiline formatted text into a single cell in Excel

My question is similar to Copying a multiline text into a single cell in Excel, except that the text I want to copy contains rich text formatting - bold text, colored text, bullet items, etc... If I ...
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Is there any easy way to copy from a VirtualBox Guest to the Host?

I have Windows 7 and use VirtualBox. I have installed Ubuntu Server as a guest. Is there any easy way where I can copy text in the Ubuntu Server terminal to my Windows 7 host? How about in the other ...
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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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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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Windows Ctrl + V equivalent for Linux terminal [duplicate]

In windows I can paste the clipboard content using the key combination Ctrl + V However if I try to achieve the same in Linux terminal using the same Ctrl + V key combination, I get the output: ^V ...
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In Excel, how can you copy/paste multiple cells into the editing of another cell?

If I open two separate Excel files in version 2007, I can copy/paste two cells from one to another that I'm editing. I can't seem to do this in the newer versions. For example, I want to copy two ...
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How to copy files that have too long of a filepath in Windows?

I need to make backups of some files on a network share. However, I need to copy those files to my local drive before burning the disks because those files might be in use. Some of the files won't ...
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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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How to paste regular text from Microsoft Onenote to Evernote

Using Onenote 2013 and Evernote, when I try copy pasting from Onenote to Evernote I get notes pasted as images instead of text. One workaround is to paste into Microsoft Word, and then copy and paste ...
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How to copy and paste Windows' warnings?

Say I do something and Windows gives me warning; something like this: Now I want to capture the text: Sorry, this PC doesn't meet the hardware requirements for recording clips. Learn more. ...
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How to copy web page text and images to MS Word

From time to time I want to copy and paste a portion of a web document (viewed in both IE Explorer 7 and 8) into MS Word 2007. The selected text copies and pastes fine, but I am left with only place ...
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how to move files from sub-folder to folder

I've got: C:/PICS/ASF/photos/files (.jpg) C:/PICS/DFS/photos/files (.jpg) C:/PICS/HGD/photos/files (.jpg) C:/PICS/FTG/photos/files (.jpg) .....etc In every "photos" directory is more than one ....
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Excel 2010: Blank pasted cells require activation causing formula issues

I'm having a problem copy/pasting from one Excel file to another. I have a workbook with forms for entering data. Recently, I added a sub to auto-capitalize the entry cells. Private Sub ...
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Why I am I getting this output from copy dialog box?

I was copying my old Windows files to a new partition for unnamed reasons and then the copy dialog box gave me this screen : I had 0 items remaining but 45 seconds and 1.83GB left to copy. After a ...
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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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Copy text and border from Word to MS Paint

I have a Word document with a border. When I copy and paste the whole document into MS Paint only the text is copied. The border is not copied. I have tried this with Office 2007, 2010 and 2013. How ...
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How to enable text copy & paste for vnc

I am accessing a remote machine by VNC viewer. Sometimes I find I can't copy and paste text from VNC viewer.
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Pocketputty copy paste command

I am using pocketputty as my ssh/telnet. but the copy paste command wont work on my windows ce device, ive tried other ssh telnet like mochasoft, but only pocket putty works, so im sticking to it. but ...
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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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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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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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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 ...