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

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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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Putty copy/paste not working in Red Hat outside Putty window

When using Windows, every time I use putty to access a Linux/Unix box, selecting something on the screen or CTRL+INS, it will copy what is selected and outside the Putty window, if I CTRL+V it paste ...
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Is there a tool to “Copy/Paste from clipboard path” - reversed action of “Copy as path”? [on hold]

Perhaps it's a duplicate but I just couldn't find it. Please let me know if so. I wonder if there is a simple tool to create a context menu on Windows Explorer to copy a file or a folder from the ...
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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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Windows 8.1, moving files between drives with overwrite

I have 2 file backup drives that are not in sync. In order to make sure that I have a complete copy, I would like to move all the files from drive 1 to drive 2 and overwrite them. That way, drive 2 ...
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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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How to customize Paste Value Excel Short Cut

I was reading in this other post about how to set up a macro to past values in Excel. I understand how to create he macro but I would like to set the keyboard shortcut to Ctrl d but excel pops up an ...
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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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How to copy & paste from a cell in Libre Office Calc

I have an Excel format spreadsheet that was sent to me by a colleague. It's a list of test usernames for an app we're building. When I try to copy one of the usernames or passwords from the cell in ...
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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 if text and images ...
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Copying PNG with transparency from browser shows a black background instead

When I copy a PNG image with transparency to the clipboard and subsequently paste it into Photoshop, Paint, etc. - the transparency turns to black. Is there any workaround for this? Is this a ...
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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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Why does pasting into an unprotected cell in Excel protect it?

While researching the answer to this question, I stumbled across a rather odd behavior in Excel related to unprotected cells in protected worksheets. To see what I mean, create a new workbook, ...
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Can I paste plain text by default?

I regularly copy and paste text between spreadsheets, emails, browser windows, etc. I can't think of a single time when I've wanted to keep the formatting from the source text. I already know about ...
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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 multiple words individually

I want to be able to copy and paste multiple words at the same time. I tried ctrl+c then when trying to add additional highlighted words, shift+ctrl+C, as in some multiple selection interfaces, but ...
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How can I stop JavaScript from modifying the clipboard?

More and more I find that when I copy text from a news site, the site adds in its own advertising/footnote link to my clipboard, so that when I paste, the copied text is appended with something like: ...
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Drag and Drop vs. Copy and Paste in Windows Explorer

Is there a difference between dragging and dropping a file vs. copying and pasting in Windows Explorer? I read on a forum that dragging is more reliable than copying. Is this true? Can copying ...
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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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Cell colors change when copy&paste in Excel 2010

We have a 3rd party tool that creates an Excel file (xls, 97/2003 format) and formats some cells in different colours. When I copy a range of cells into a newly created file (xlsx, 2007/2010 format) ...
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Copying from Emacs to other tmux pane (code execution for Ipython, sql, bash, etc)?

My preferred setup is running a terminal window with several tmux panes (a couple of shells, and an emacs session). What is the easiest way to send code from the emacs pane to be executed in the shell ...
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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 individual email address from Outlook 2013 address book?

I have a contact in my Outlook 2013 global address list. I would like to copy his email address so I can paste it into another program. This appears to be strangely difficult. If I open the ...
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Word to GIMP pasted image too small

I paste an image from Microsoft Word 2010 into GIMP 2.6.10 using Edit → Paste as → New Image, but the pasted image is less than half-size (1280×800 down to 553×347). Pasting into an ...
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Why is copy paste losing all formatting by default?

Lately whenever i copy paste something (in particular within Office) by default i lose all formatting. To copy the formatting have to retry copying the content several times before it works. So far i ...
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Is there an efficient way to copy text from a PDF without the line breaks?

I need to get thousands of snippets of text from PDFs to a spreadsheet. They are short, seldom more than 2-3 rows, but each line break creates a new cell, and I have to repair that manually, which ...
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Copy UNC network path (not drive letter) for paths on mapped drives from Windows Explorer

I frequently want to share Windows network paths to files with other folks on my team via email or chat. We have a lot of mapped drives here, both ones we set up ourselves and ones set up by our IT ...
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I have over written my Ctrl+V function with a macro - how do I restore the original back again

I have over written my Ctrl+V function with a macro - how do I restore the original back again. I have lost the paste function of this shortcut key by over writing it with a macro.
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Have a file appear in multiple folders

I have 50+ folders, each of which contain a large amount of data that needs to be processed. All of them are processed using the exact same code, utilizing os.path.dirname(os.path.realpath(file)) to ...
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Posting code from Eclipse to Outlook by default has uninteligible highlighting

When copying code from Eclipse to Outlook I get a highlighting that makes code impossible to read in my emails. Consequently, I have either to give up the nice programming formatting or manually ...
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when filter takes out all data, macro copies the titles over. Why?

I am using a macro that copies multiple columns into other documents. I use filters to determine which other documents it should be inserted into. When the set of data does not contain data for one ...
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How to paste plain text in IE11?

Some browsers support pasting of non-formatted text from the clipboard - for instance, Opera Next implements this through the context menu or CTRL+SHIFT+V. However, I need this in IE, which is ...
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Pasting code from stackexchange sites loses line breaks using chrome and google doc

This might not be a proper place to ask the question because I found a similar one on a different site -- ...
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Restrict paste into dropdown cells in excel

I have one excel sheet which contains many dropdown columns. Lets say one column has Test1, Test2, and Test3 as dropdown option values. Cells under this column should not accept the values other than ...
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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-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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Unable to Move/Copy files - Cannot find the specified file

Got this really odd issue whereby I'm unable to copy/move any .tif files from multiple locations on two file servers to a new server. Whenever the copy reaches a .tif file it fails with the error ...
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How to copy Skype text without timestamp?

Skype is so annoying to me when I try to copy text from my chat; i.e. it alsway include the timestamp when pasted. How to copy only the plain text?
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Is there a way to paste multiple things on windows 8?

I was doing some work when I realized that it will be a lot easier if I can copy and paste multiple items from the clipboard. For example, if I had this in my clipboard: Oldest item 3 item 2 item ...
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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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How to paste graphics precisely where the cursor is blinking in MS Word 2013?

I created graphics using Shapes toolbar and grouped them and copying one object and pasting it in another Word document. The problem is when I paste graphics it appear in middle of document every ...
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Copying files cross the network

Two computer is connected via network cable. Comp A and CompB. CompA has 2 GB RAM and CompB has 4 GB RAM. I am trying to copy 50GB data(1 file not many files) from CompB to CompA. Make the folder ...
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Copy & paste from linux guest to windows host fails

I am running linux (Gentoo 3.15.5-hardened-r2) as a guest under VMware workstation 9.0.2, the host is Windows 7 Enterprise. My desktop environment in the linux guest ist KDE 4.12.5. I use the ...
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Moving bulk files from one external disk to other does nothing

I am trying to move all my music (~700GB) from one external hard drive to another one. While in the past, I used to do that with just dragging and dropping the files, now it does nothing at all. Not ...
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Is there a way to create a /dev/clipboard like in Cygwin?

This answer says, that Cygwin features a /dev/clipboard device, that's in sync with the default Windows clipboard. Is there any way to have that same feature in Linux for the Primary clipboard? ...
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VBA Copy/Paste Runtime Error

This block of code keeps receiving a Runtime error 1004. I am trying to copy small blocks of information from one sheet to the other if the beginning column names match. For a = 8 To 17 For b = ...
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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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Cannot copy-paste from-to ranges with filtered rows

I want to copy a given range in Excel, which has rows hidden due to filtering out, into another range which has other rows filtered out. I applied the usual procedure Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V. It is as if it ...
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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 ...