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Omnigraffle paste creates a list

Editing a text area and hitting Command+V doesn't just paste the text, it turns the entire text block into a numbered list. I've spent hours now and can't figure out how to fix Command+V to just be a ...
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How to copy and preserve text formatting from a website?

I often quote from websites such as Etymonline which use bolded and italics and/or both. How can I efficiently replicate the formatting as well? At present, I copy and paste with the right cursor on ...
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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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Office 2013 - Paste Special Shows 'Unformatted Unicode Text' only - Show Options Turned on in Advanced Options

About two weeks ago my "Paste Special" stopped working in Office 2013 products. Before, I could paste and choose how I wanted it to work. But, since, all I have in the Paste Special options is ...
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When I past an image to word 2010/13, can I apply a default picture style

Microsoft Office Ribbon has a convenient gallery of styles to apply to pictures. It functions much like the Styles gallery in Word for quickly applying formatting to text. But whereas one can ...
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LC_date like option for excel sheet (possible in libre office)

Windows 8.1, office 2013, english interface - danish region. When working in excel I often paste dates from another application. These dates are in the form Januar 2013. When pasting, it seems excel ...
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How can I bind keys for pasting different texts in Linux?

When I answer my numerous e-mails I usually choose from 5-6 sentences, and simply copy-paste them. It would be useful to bind them to hot keys, for example Ctrl+Shift+1, Ctrl+Shift+2, etc. Is there ...
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Microsoft Visio 2013 copy diagram into word

How do I insert all of Visio swimlanes into word document. I am trying to copy from visio 2013 into word 2010. When I paste, the top left quadrant gets copied and nothing else.
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How to paste a link in many lines, instead of pasting it manually every time, using notepad++?

I hope this is possible, but didn't manage to find it. Image for clarification:
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Does Outlook 2007 have “paste special” keyboard shortcuts like Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2010, you can paste something and an icon appears next to what you pasted letting you know you have additional options. You can activate the paste special context menu by hovering the ...
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Paste a URL in terminal using bash script on Ubuntu

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. I need to write a Bash script which would automatically paste a URL to the terminal without having to press CtrlShiftV on the keyboard. The script contains the command: wget -O ...
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How do I disable pastying into my xterm?

Many times I have accedentally pasted into my Xterm window, with the result that whatever text is pasted in is executed by my shell (zsh). I would like to know if I can disable pasting into Xterm. ...
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Shift-Insert to paste in Mac OS X?

Any clue how to get Shift-Insert to paste in OS X using a windows keyboard? I use the mouse on the left side so command-v is makes me switch back and forth a lot. I have had no luck with any of my ...
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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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Can't find the paste function called 'Match Destination formation'

I cannot see the Paste Special option f 'Match Destination formating' in Exce l 2010. I use this when subtotalling and then copying out data to another worksheet.
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Excel macro to look up data from a database and copy it to another Excel file or sheet

I have an excel file which looks up and calculates data for a given date. It works as follows: You enter the date in a specific cell (input) and in the same sheet the required data appears (20 cells). ...
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How can I change the default in Word to paste a picture as ANYTHING OTHER THAN Inline with text?

Setting the Word Options --> Advanced --> Insert/paste pictures as: --> Behind Text (or anything else) does ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. Every time I paste a picture into Word, the Text Wrapping defaults to ...
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Need to paste a column from excel into powerpoint- how to paste so they are individual slides, not one

I have a column of 50 in excel 2003. I want to paste it into powerpoint but it continues to paste as 1 whole text box. I need 50 individual text boxes. Is this possible?
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Can I paste rich text and preserve formatting?

I have an Excel sheet and I paste text into a text box. I'm trying to copy+paste a source code from Eclipse and to preserve syntax highlighting and preserve tabs (code formatting). Syntax ...
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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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Using paste command to join with multiple character delimiter

I have a file which gets generated based on the arguments and it has the following contents. 2012-12-31 2012-12-30 2012-12-29 Now, these are actually date partitions for hive query. So, I want to ...
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AppleScript to paste clipboard into current application

I thought this would be simple... I want an AppleScript that launches Plain Clip and then pastes the clipboard into the current document where the cursor is. My script launches Plain Clip (a ...
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The fastest way to paste copied Excel cells with paste option `value & keep original format`

When copying cells, I often need to keep value & formation of the cell but NOT the original formulas. Copying large range of cells, I couldn't see the paste icon to choose the associative ...
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Word 2010 is automatically cropping image being insterted

Word 2010 is automatically cropping image being insterted like this: The million dollar question is why? I have this problem only in this particular section of this document. There is no such ...
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PuTTY pastes the terminal selection rather than the clipboard

PuTTY/KiTTY/etc. have an option to bring up a right-click menu with a Paste option in it, rather than instantly pasting. The problem with this is that if there is a selection in the terminal then ...
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Is there a browser extension that bypasses restrictions of pasting passwords?

As one example out of many, if you go to https://appleid.apple.com and click to manage your account, you can't paste your password in the password field. There is some javascript that prevents that. ...
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Pasting into Vista console windows broke, why?

I use Windows Vista x64 and regularly use command line windows, for instance CMD.EXE. I have enabled QuickEdit Mode (and Insert Mode and AutoComplete), to be able to quickly copy and paste text from ...
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Firefox Plugin or anyother to List shortcuts

Inspired by usage of SE sites, I frequently have to flag Off topic post and write a comment telling OP to make the post on a different SE site. Usually, I go to the bottom of the page to retrieve the ...
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Vim: how to paste a block of text at the end of multiple lines?

Say I have a block of text like this: // Comment1 // Comment2 // Comment3 And I want to append each of these lines to the end of 3 corresponding lines of code: foo = 1; bar = 2; baz = 3; So ...
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How to copy/paste properly in Mac OS X?

For some reason when I copy a file from one folder and paste to a target folder (highlighted) it pastes the file several levels up, instead of in the target folder. I then have search up or down for ...
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Is there a key combination to cycle through clipboard history when pasting in windows?

In Visual Studio, I can cycle through my clipboard history by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+V rather than CTRL+V. I believe it's called a clipboard ring. But that feature doesn't seem to exist outside of Visual ...
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Embedding an image into Email without increasing the size to MBs

If I paste an image from PDF or Powerpoint, as an embedded object to appear in an email (eg, an invitation) - it blows the size out to 2MB etc. How do I paste it so the picture is of good quality but ...
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free cmd/powershell replacement with normal copy paste

I don't know why, but I hate pressing ctrl+v and getting ^V in the powershell and cmd windows. I always do it and then I have to back space it, out find my mouse, then right click, and select paste. ...
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How can I merge files line by line in the Windows command line?

In dos, is there a way to merge a set of files so that for instance 1.txt a b c and 2.txt 1 2 3 becomes merged.txt a 1 b 2 c 3 Just like the paste command on *nix systems
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Utility to insert text when a hot key is pressed

I am looking for an utility that inserts (pastes) text into the active application, when a hot-key is pressed. The utility I am looking for should allow to use of tokens in the text (in example ...
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Cannot paste web page images in Word 2010

I am unable to paste web page images into word 2010 - Selecting some text and images on a web page and pasting into word just results in a box on the page. The following question ...
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Copy & paste a cell along with its name in Excel

Is there a way to copy a cell that also has a "name", and paste it somewhere else so that the new cell also has the same "name"?
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How to copy image, get path back when pasting in file input?

I sometimes get ad-hoc bug reports from customers, which I need to transfer to our online bug tracker. Works fine for text, but pictures are tedious. I'm looking for a solution to copy-paste images ...
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How can I paste something at the end of the line in VIM?

How can I paste some text that I yanked at the end of the line? Currently I'm doing it by pressing $p. Is there any way to do this with a single keystroke?
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Vim: Copy selection

Having a chunk of text selected in Vim's visual mode, I'd like to copy that to the system's clipboard (be it the primary or X11's). Is there an easy solution for this? Obviously, a simple y doesn't do ...
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Excel transpose via paste

I want to transpose data in Excel. Normally, I cut the cells I need, and use paste special -> transpose. However, sometimes when I do paste special, a box comes up asking me if I want to use unicode ...
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Outlook 2003 adds extra line feeds in pasted text

This is driving me nuts: every single time I paste some text from Word or Wordpad into Outlook 2003, it ads extra blank lines. For example, if I paste: ----------------------------------- Outlook ...
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Using Ctrl+V to paste unformatted text by default in OpenOffice.org's Calc

Is there a way to change the Ctrl+V command in OpenOffice.org Calc to paste unformatted text? There is Ctrl + Shift + V, which puts up a dialog. But that is too much work. I just want to change the ...
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What is the best Windows Multiple Buffer Manager that supports pasting and custom shortcut keys?

I'm looking for an app that would let me specify a bunch of pregenerated replies and/or strings that I'd be able to paste ideally like this: by assigning specific shortcut combos to specific ...
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Copy rectangle selection in firefox

How do I select a rectangular area of text in firefox? My goal is to copy some columns from a html table. I would like to select only the b and c columns (b1,c1,b2,c2 values) for this table: ...