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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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Copy text from within the batch file to a new text file

I am trying to copy the line below to a new text file using a batch file. The line is given below: objIEA.Navigate ...
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How to prevent long file name error copying from an external drive?

I have an external hard drive with many files (800 GB). I want to copy the entire contents of the external hard drive to my local drive. get many errors about long file name or long file path. ...
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Multi-core and copy speed

What i want to do is to copy 500K of files. I want to copy within server from one destination to another.It includes emails mostly so many small files. Its over 23 GB only but takes so long (over ...
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Software for quickly copying large amounts of data over LAN?

I'm looking for some software for copying large amounts of data from a Mac OS X machine to a Windows 7 machine over a Cat5e cable with IPv4 connectivity? Another way I could ask this question is ...
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How can I copy binary data in Windows (preferably with Notepad++)?

I want to duplicate some binary data (not in code, but by hand). The normal Ctrl+C doesn't work in my editor (Notepad++), it copies data only up to the first NUL char. Is there any workaround?
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How to disable copy in shared folder

I am trying to make folder that everyone can view and can't copy,modify. For all answers.I thinking about specially ms office files. I tried following methods Software - copy protect - anti ...
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How to copy files and create hardlinks instead of copying when files are identical

Are there any tools for Windows that can copy one dir to another read copied content generate MD5 if the current file is identical to a previously copied one, create a hardlink in destination dir ...
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How to copy one file to a folder and all its subfolders in Windows 7?

How do I copy one file to a folder and all its subfolders in Windows 7? For example: file.txt will be copied to folder/file.txt folder/sub1/file.txt folder/sub2/file.txt
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Trying to copy only files with three-char name, but this is copying anything smaller

I'm using 'copy' in a console window in Windows XP Pro (So I'm using DOS commands basically) I have files with three characters plus an extension and files with two chars plus an extension. I have ...
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Can I copy a CD in Windows 7 without 3rd party software?

Does Windows 7 have a function to copy CDs? I know I can rip data CDs by just copying their contents to a folder, and audio CDs using the Media Player. I know I can write data CDs directly through ...
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Copy data from PC secretly to USB /Portable Hard disk? [closed]

Can you name any free ware by using which you can copy specific data automatically when you plug in the USB or Portable Hard Drive secretly without alerting the Anti Virus or Malware? I know one such ...
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Make a local copy of a vbulletin forum

could someone recommend a piece of software that let's me make a copy of a vbulletin forum on a website? I am a member and would like to make an offline copy... the issue I have is that is requires ...
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How to copy a file from unix to windows machine, from commandline

How to copy a file from unix machine to windows machine, from commandline.
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When Explorer copies a file, where is the resulting data stored during the copy process?

When I copy a large file using Explorer in Windows 7, the resulting file appears empty until the copy process is completed. Where can I find the contents of the file copied so far?
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ddrescue in ubuntu

I want to copy from a damaged external HDD having a size of 500GB. I will use ddrescue for this. Can I use like the following: I want to copy only one directory(named 'Important Docs') from 500GB ...
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Copy from damaged external HDD

My external HDD is not detected in Windows Editions. But it is working well in Ubuntu. The problem is, some of the tracks are damaged, so while browsing through the HDD, the 'Nautilus' stops working. ...
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Options for high speed data transfer between two computers

What are my options for quickly transferring a large amount of data (videos, pictures, PDFs etc) between two computers? Currently I have to copy from the first computer to an external hard drive, and ...
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VIm copy & paste between apps as a non-superuser

I'm using a work computer so i don't have a root access. I've tried "+y, "*y, set clipboard=unnamed. It looks like my vim doesn't support +clipboard (version 7.0). I'm using Linux Centos 5 so ...
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How do I copy a tab's title in Chrome?

I want to copy the title of a web page (or what appears within the tab, the part always visible) and paste that text somewhere. How can I do this in Chrome?
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Linux: What is the best way to copy from a damaged HD?

I get I/O errors from my storage HD when i try to copy files. These are large raw video files, so I can tolerate errors. cp stops on the first read error and scp/rsync complains and deletes the copy. ...
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HD Duplicate utility [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I easily copy or clone a boot partition onto a new hard drive? I have two hard drives, one is empty and one is with data, and I want to clone one to other - 1:1 ...
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How can I get a file copied from one location to another location on the same server without the echo

Is it possible to copy a file from one location to another location on the same server without the file traveling from the server to the workstation and then back to the server. The scenario is the ...
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Windows Junction / Move File Issues

I am working on a computer where I am moving C:\Users\User to D:\Users\User and I am going to create a junction. All files moved successfully during the move except: My Pictures My Videos ...
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How do I queue multiple files for copying on a Mac?

When I copy multiple files on a Mac, the system tries to copy them all at the same time. The problem is two-fold. First of all, when you select multiple files and copy them, they all go into one ...
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What's the best way to perform a parallel copy on Unix?

I routinely have to copy the contents of a folder on a network file system to my local computer. There are many files (1000s) on the remote folder that are all relatively small but due to network ...
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Copying a software RAID 1 to a normal SATA II disk

I need to copy my software RAID 0 (GA-P55-UD5, intel controller) to a normal SATA II disk. I've tried Clonezilla but it won't recognize my RAID volume; just the single disks that are part of it. How ...
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How do I tell the computer not to copy unimportant information in Wikipedia?

How can I tell the computer not to copy unimportant information ? For example if I go to this page and copy the first paragraph, I'd get: Sentence spacing is the horizontal space between ...
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how to copy file if it is locked by another process

I have some strange behaviour in Windows 7, I can't copy my file or folder if they are locked (some process is using them) how can I disable this feature?
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Cloning Windows 7 partition

I've got Windows 7 installed and have got Acronis Disk Director. I'm wanting to copy the Windows 7 partition and then use a boot manager to allow me to boot from both Windows 7 copies. The worry I ...
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How to copy my Windows installation to new disk (with some conditions)

How can I copy my entire Windows 7 hard disk to another? The main point is to copy all files in the NTFS partition and their respective attributes/permissions. The caveats are: the source disk ...
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How to copy information from 1 .PST file to another

I have been using an Outlook Data file for a long time now and have many calendar events, tasks, notes, and contacts. I recently got an exchange account set up and would like to know if there is a way ...
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Is it OK to copy (not clone) a git repository using basic Unix commands?

I’m pretty new to using git and was wondering if it’s ok to copy a Git repository with common UNIX commands (like cp or tar/untag), rather than through git clone. I’m in the situation where I have ...
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Why does my flash drive speed slow down when copying?

After a few minutes of copying, it just gets slower and slower. Why? e.g. It starts with 20 MByte/sec, and when it finishes with it, it's @10 MByte/s. Various files, big, small, etc. UPDATE: ...
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OS X Lion doesn't copy some files between different folder

yesterday I installed my Lion, worked fine ! Today I downloaded few mp3 files from internet using Chrome, they went to the Downloads folder. The first problem is when I go to the folder, on the ...
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How can I copy files and only overwrite if filesize differs?

What I'm looking for is something that seamlessly works within the windows GUI, not a command-line utility like robocopy. I do lots of small copy/pastes of various files and I'd like windows to just ...
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How to copy directory into another preserving specific directory structure?

I would like to find the command that copy my eclipse options to another workspace: /home/me/myWorkspace/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.core.runtime/* There is only one directory ...
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Windows 7 (home) - How to select text in hypertext links

I have seen many duplicate questions like this, this and on the Windows 7 Forums, but none of them have a satisfactory and perfect solution. Here's my problem: I was reading this article; in the ...
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Copy folder contents to current working directory

I'm looking to copy the contents of a network folder to the local working directory of a script. Ideally something like this: <copy_app.exe> \\Destination\Folder $CurrentDirectory ... except ...
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Copying Windows Installation to another HD

I have a new HD in my laptop and made a big mistake... i installed debian first and need windows also for some programms which will not run under wine or in VM, so i wanted to install windows now on ...
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Is there a way to make Windows (or Firefox at least) TYPE text that is copied? [closed]

I have to make changes to a graphing application. Part of these changes involves searching for a specific server in a dropdown menu that has over 900 entries. Firefox allows you to start typing in ...
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copy link only in command window (Windows command prompt)

I would like to copy a file as a linmk to a diffferent directory is it possible in the command window to do that?
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Copy entire file system hierarchy from one drive to another

I would like to copy the entire file system hierarchy from one drive to another..i.e contents of each directory as well as regular files in Linux platform. Would be gratefull to know the best way to ...
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Is it possible copy text from vim to a system buffer?

I want to copy text from vim, eg. by selecting in visual mode, then ctrl+insert and I'd like to have the copied text in system buffer, so I can paste it anywhere I like with eg ctrl+v. Is it possible ...
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Can I copy files automatically from a hard-drive when it is inserted?

Is there a way to start coping all the files from a external hard-drive to another external hard-drive automatically when it's inserted? I don't know the drive letter of both drives before. Is this ...
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How is it possible that a 4.5gb DVD claims 415gb of contents?

I am copying a 4.7 GB dvd contents into my local drive but the total size of DVD is being shown as 415 GB!. How is that possible? Because of which it is showing less space (as my drive is of 150 GB) ...
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Excel 2003 “SHIFT+Copy” functionality - where is it in 2010?

i use the 2003 "SHIFT+Copy" function very frequently - eg every monthly. I have thus far been unable to find it anywhere in 2010 and have spent about 10 minutes searching MS on line. Does anyone ...
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Debian: rsync and cp is corrupting contents of CSV files

I have a weird problem. I wrote a script that scans a directory on a samba share (a OpenSUSE server on the LAN) and uses cp to copy certain CSV files to the local Debian server web root at /var/www. ...
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How do you create a working Hard Link in OSX?

Ok, this has me banging my head. In OS X, to create a hard link, in a terminal window, you're supposed to be able to just type this... ln a.txt b.txt ...and this should create a hard link from ...
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How to copy from 1 computer to another computer with Linux shell commands?

I want to copy a file (home/remote_computer_user/Desktop/test1.txt) from my remote office computer (a permanent URL + open port) to my home computer (home/home_computer_user/Downloads/). How can I do ...