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 disable marching ants from overriding my external clipboard data in Excel 2016?

Did the copy-and-paste behavior change in Excel 2016? Every time I want to copy something from an external application, I have to press Esc first in Excel 2016 to cancel the marching ants (selection ...
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What does a “Copy/Cut & Paste” operation exactly consist of?

I understand the purpose of these operations. What I'd like to know is 1.What happens at the File System Level ? Does a new MFT entry for the copy get created in the destination volume's MFT and ...
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Command to paste over but copy selected text

I'm looking for a command that pastes over a selection but copies the selection to the clipboard after pasting. I'm working on OSX, would like an OS wide solution but an IntelliJ Idea solution would ...
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Copy multiple target files from shortcuts in windows 7

Is there a way to select and copy a bunch of target files located in different folders by selecting their shortcuts from one folder in windows 7?
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Have to copy twice to correctly copy Chinese characters

I'm using Windows 7, I can view Chinese characters fine on webpages, but when I copy and paste them somewhere, they show up as ???'s. This is probably because I don't have Eastern Asian languages ...
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Simple way to clear clipboard(copied) contents In different platforms?

I use a Win 7 machine , Android tab and Windows mobile . All these i use password wallets to keep passwords for different things . Usually i copy those password and paste in the fields . And it stays ...
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Is there a paste-replace shortcut?

Hello all :) This is be a petty request, but it is like an itch to me right now for a specific project: There are shorcuts for copy and paste, but I often find myself moving bits of text between each ...
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Copy/paste and Ethernet controller not working in Vista

Note: I might have given to much information, but better to much than too little. I am Dutch, and my installation of Windows Vista 32bit is Dutch, so some program names have been translated literally. ...
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How to copy and paste content from PostGIS psql console in Windows 7?

I just get started with POSTGIS and I am digging through Mannig's POSTGIS in Action. I am using Windows 7, POSTGIS 1.5 and Postgresql 9. Sadly, I am not able to copy and paste anything from my text ...
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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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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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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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Copy Dialog Box is not shown while copying

I seem to have a peculiar problem in Windows. So let's get straight to the point, A few days back i've attempted to copy a 10GB folder between my desktop and an external hard drive. When I copied the ...
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Multi-page output :: text select with tmux over ssh

I have a local terminal within tmux. Now I connect to a remote server via SSH and run some command piped to less. With tmux I can easily select part or the entire screen, however I can not select text ...
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How does copying and pasting realise and reveal a webpage's formatting?

Preface: This question is motivated by the last paragraph by a Francophone at French SE. Also, I use 'realise' to mean 'actuate' or 'actualise' or 'effectuate'. In the aforesaid post, I publicised ...
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How do I prevent Microsoft Word from pasting a picture as a bullet?

I'm trying to make a printable list of keyboard shortcuts using images to take the place of the Win key, Ctrl key, etc. The problem is, every time I paste one of these images at the start of a line, ...
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How to copy and paste between cells without overwriting what would be in between in excel?

The wording is a bit complicated, but essentially the problem I am having is I have something like: A| blank cell |C B| blank cell |D and I want it to be A|B|C|D all in one row. Doing it manually ...
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Ways around copy/paste size limitation for Windows server without sharing

I'm trying to allow for users to copy/paste or Click and drag items into a sub folder of a shared parent. The architecture goes along the lines of Parent>Child>Child. The bottom child is not shared, ...
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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 -- http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/11428/pasting-code-from-stackoverflow-to-notepad-loses-...
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Why does copy and paste often fails with firefox on xfce?

I noticed that the classic X way of doing copy and paste with the mouse quite often do not work in firefox. In all other applications it still works as it should, I mark text, and paste it with the ...
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Text to copy cells with formatting into Excel

I am looking for a way to copy-paste text into Excel, which Excel will recognize as formatted (ie, styled or colored, etc) cells. On the one hand, Excel recognizes tab-delimited text pasted from the ...
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Can the “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” halt be stopped when copying files?

When I copy data on my computer, I get a dialogue box with the message Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties? I know why this message pops up, but it does not make it ...
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OpenOffice doesn't copy charts properly

I'm using OpenOffice 4.0.0 and I have charts in them. Whenever I try to copy and paste them into another program it just copies and pastes a white rectangle (of the same size as the chart). I've tried ...
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Why copy-paste in Windows command-line tools is usually cumbersome

I've used the command prompt, cygwin, mobaxterm in Windows. Although they do support copy-paste, the operation is usually not that straightforward. The selection of the text in the command prompt is ...
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Change Default Naming Behavior When Copying Files - Making Revision Versions

In Windows 7, when I copy/paste a file named "project.ext" I want the result to be "project Rev.1.ext". (That part is solved by tweaking the code in this post.) In addition to that, however, I want ...
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Clipboard: copy paste to/from multiple buffers

I would like to copy and paste using multiple buffers. E.g. ctr+c+$n copies to a buffer$n, then ctr+v+$n pastes the content from the buffer$n where $n is a number on the keyboard from 0 to 9. Is there ...
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Windows won't ctrl+c and ctrl+v

Using Ctrl+C and V I am unable to copy or paste anything. I have tried many different applications and still no luck. I am able to copy/paste via the shortcut menu when you right click the mouse. ...
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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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Custom copy paste. how to eliminate invalid characters from paste?

I collect articles and like having the title of the article in the filename. However, some titles contain invalid characters such as ':'. This precludes a simple, and quick, copy paste operation to ...
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Preserving Paragraphs When Pasting into Lyx

So very annoyingly: When you copy and paste from say Word into LyX, you lose all your paragraphs, emboldenings, etc. Is there any way to preserve these things?
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Paste/CTRL-V doesn't work, Windows 7 Pro

I'm running a Win7 Pro machine with an i5-4430, 8GB RAM, and a Radeon HD 7570. Every once in a while (a few times a day), pasting/ctrl-v does not work. After leaving it alone for a bit, it will start ...
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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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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 file....
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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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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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Copy files using drag-drop from Firefox in Ubuntu

Usually you can save a picture from the web just by dragging and dropping it from your browser to a folder, right? I have always done that, but in my computer at work that runs on Ubuntu 10.10 I ...
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Google Chrome Interferes with Copy and Paste in Excel

I have got the following problem: Copy (Ctrl+C) and Paste (Ctrl+V) function in Excel 2010 does not work (or acts weirdly) if I have Google Chrome opened at the same time. This issue is Excel-specific ...
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Command-line client for gpm daemon?

I want to put output of some command in the gpm "clipboard", like: echo "hello" | some-fancy-gpm-client to be able to then "right-click" and paste it to terminal. Is there some program for that? ...
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Cannot copy/paste to Windows 7 after an amount of time

A user on my network (after some hours of work) is unable to use copy/paste on their Windows 7 machine, either with right clicking or with Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V. The system is fairly new, so malware problems ...
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Copying Devanagari on OS X

I am working with several files in various formats (PDF, HTML, DOCX) that contain Devanagari (Indian) script. When I try to copy text using either CMD+C or the right-click menu, it is transformed ...
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Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V malfunctioning

Sometimes, I select an item, hit Ctrl+C, browse to a folder, hit Ctrl+V, but no item is copied to the folder or some other item is copied to the folder (eg from a previous select + Ctrl+C). For ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Large folder copy between two local drives stuck at 98%

I just got a new hard drive and I am moving some files over from one internal drive to another, both NTFS. The file copy was going fine until this point: Then the transfer rate dropped to 0 bytes/...
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How can I get iTerm2 on OSX to copy only what I select?

iTerm2 has a very nasty habit of making an assumption of what I want to copy and paste from the terminal. Instead of just allowing me to copy exactly what I highlight, it will expand to what it ...