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The clipboard is a temporary storage area found on many computing devices

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BEBK G-13 mouse automatically start pasting data from clipboard

Mouse: BEBK G-13 mouse, This is a mouse with 6 buttons + joystick as well under the thumb... Issue: Mouse Suddenly start pasting the data from clipboard into any open windows in an infinite loop. ...
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Extract Information from Clipboard and return partial Information back to Clipboard

I'm need a small batch-file which should help me extract an Information from the clipboard an return a partial information to the clipboard. I have come so far: @setlocal enableextensions ...
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windows 10: why, do I have 2 “Clipboard User Service”? (What is the cbdhsvc_63366 windows service?) [duplicate]

My clipboard ceased to work (it did not copy anything), so I look into the service to restart it. But I found 2 Clipboards User Service: What is it? Is it legit? Opening the key of this service I ...
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Seeamlessly share clipboard between computers through the internet?

I have the following setup with this problem which forbids me from using normal ways to share clipboard between computers. Machine A: This is my personal desktop where I have a Logitech receiver ...
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Copy to clipboard with tmux + iterm2 + OSX without reattach-to-user-namespace

When I'm in the tmux' (emacs) copy mode, I want a regular copy (e.g., M-w) to copy to my OSX clipboard. I have seen several posts that explain how to make this work without reattach-to-user-namespace, ...
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Copy current line to clipboard in Notepad++ [duplicate]

Select an entire line of text, and CTRL+C copies the line to the clipboard. Great! But is there a Notepad++ CTRL+?? shortcut to copy the current line to the clipboard without actually having to select ...
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How can I extract all the images from my Ditto clipboard history?

Ditto is a program that saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing access to any of those items at a later time. How can I extract all the images from my Ditto clipboard history?
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Does clipboard change character encoding?

I am having a UTF8-related issue in a piece of software - it complains some text containing special characters isn't valid UTF8. But whenever I copy-paste it into an online validation tool or into an ...
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How can I search for a past clipboard item in Ditto based on the time it was placed in the clipboard (= saved in Ditto)?

Ditto is a program that saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing access to any of those items at a later time. How can I search for a past clipboard item in Ditto based on the time it was ...
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Paste as plain text, but also remove any new-line and carriage return characters

I want to copy some text from a webpage or a document and paste it somewhere else after stripping all formatting and whitespace.*** Currently, I do this by: Copy the required text Paste the text in ...
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How to prevent my IME from overwriting the clipboard in Linux?

I use Linux with X11 and when I highlight text it is automatically copied to the clipboard. I am generally fine with this, but an exception is my IME. I have a Japanese IME (using ibus) and when ...
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i3 in vmware doesn't share clipboard with host windows-machine

My main os is Windows, I then run ubuntu in VmWare. Before switching to i3 on gnome, I used Ubuntu gnome. In Ubuntu, I could share the clipboard between the windows-host and the ubuntu-virtual machine ...
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Unable to share clipboard between host and guest os

I am using windows 10 as a host os. and windows 10 on virtual box as guest os. I enabled the bidirectional sharing of clipboard on virtual box. But still I am unable to copy text from host to guest
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copy an & to the clipboard using a batch file

I have the following batch file script that I trying to run that will fetch my password to my clipboard. I have tried multiple different methods but I can't seem to get it to work. set "passwd=...
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How would I make a script that takes my clipboard and uses it as a variable in a web link [closed]

I have a task at work where I have to go to an Excel sheet and copy the a bunch of asset IDs from a column 1 by 1 and input that in to an intranet site to get the details of the asset. The web link ...
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Pasting Image from Clipboard to Firefox

If I take screenshot on my Ubuntu Desktop and then I open <web.whatsapp.com> in Firefox, when I press Ctrlv the image is not pasted. But, when I do the same in google-chrome the image gets ...
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Add Additional Content to Paste

(I'm using iTerm2 on MacOS, also have a Debian Linux machine) Does anyone know of a way to paste content that would include some boilerplate text around whatever the actual contents of clipboard is? ...
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mintty/tmux paste from clipboard on windows

I use cygwin/mintty/tmux3.0a and and suddenly pasting with the mouse includes trailing whitespace. This often has the effect of executing whatever I pasted on the command line == BAD. I did a long ...
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Git command line: utility to copy long paths

I'm using git command line client to do all my work. It works fine but I'm tired with copying long file paths e.g. with git add long_path or git checkout long_branch_name commands. Is there any helper ...
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What is the version of Guest Addtions for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS inside VirtualBox 6.16 with Windows 10 Host?

I accepted the offered update to VirtualBox-6.1.16-140961-Win.exe on the host (Windows 10 /64) I quickly noticed the the clipboard no longer worked between the host and guest. I followed the steps in ...
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Pasting into a Hyper-V VM in enhanced mode

I presume I'm missing something really obvious here - I have a Hyper-V VM. In basic mode, I can copy, and then select "Type Clipboard Text", and in Enhanced Mode I can just copy and paste ...
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Iterating paste function?

I do a bunch of data entry, and one thing I find myself doing often across many sites/programs is: Fill field: "part_number1_todays_date_blah" Copy text entered Go to new page/file/line ...
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Windows 10 clipboard sync not working

I have two windows 10 laptops both on the latest version of Widows 10 Pro (20H2). I've logged in using the same Microsoft account on both. Have another account on one pc but I added the common ...
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Copy/paste stops working in gnome-terminal over VNC session

I have been clumsily working around a strange clipboard issue on a Linux system over VNC. I recently noted a fix and want to document it here. An alternate title for this post might be: VNC client/...
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Use clipboard through WSL?

I'm trying to get WSL to utilize my clipboard so I can update files from the output via xsel -b > my-umatrix-rules.txt. However, I'm getting the following error: xsel: Can't open display: (null) : ...
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On wsl1, getting clipboard contents using powerhshell changes terminal appearance…?

I posted this on stack (now deleted), but was told that this might be a more appropriate forum. I'm on windows-subsystem-linux 1 with Ubuntu with the Windows Ubuntu terminal. Using advice from this ...
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How to make windows snipping tool always save image instead of putting it in clipboard

I take many screenshots on my windows 10 laptop. I sometimes use windows snipping tool (win key + shift + s which opens the little bar at the top and you can take a snip of the window, whole screen or ...
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Recovering lost text which was copy pasted from a website to MS Word

I have been working on a blog post (non- English - Tamil) for a more than a week now. Because of how https://www.blogger.com/ autosave function works, my latest draft accidentally got deleted and ...
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How do I check if there is malware intercepting copy command on macOS?

I recently installed LastPass on my macOS, and when I try to copy the password to my clipboard, it doesn't go to my clipboard, i.e. when I paste, it just gives the previously copied valued and not the ...
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Any tricks so clipboard history won't be erased with Windows reboot?

I am looking for a way like modifying registry so the clipboard history won't be deleted with reboot. I know pinning is a solution, but I want it to be automatic. Also I am aware of 3rd party apps ...
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Copy an Excel sheet to clipboard

I am trying to copy a sheet from Excel workbook to clipboard but the error shows up around the first line "As". Dim copycell As DataObject Dim ws As Workbook Dim strText As String Set ws = ...
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Clipboard not working properly

I am using Windows 10 Version 2004 (Build 19041.685) My copy/paste is not working properly. It works for 20 minutes and then suddenly it stops working for an hour and then starts working again out of ...
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Where does Notepad++ store the clipboard history items?

In Notepad++ for a windows machine, at what file path does the clipboard history get saved? I would like to be able to save all clipboard history items in a separate txt file without using any plugins....
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Something on my PC is changing my clipboard in certain scenarios when I copy something

Take the following string: ?app-token=33d57ade8c02dbc5a333db99ffae26a I've had to type this manually, because if I actually copy it to my clipboard and paste it, I end up with this app-token=...
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What is System.Runtime.InteropServices.ExternalException (0x800401D0)?

I am using MS office (Professional Plus 2019) Word. In the application there is clipboard. i was able to copy equation and paste the equation correctly before few days. currently there is some issue ...
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Prevent Excel clipboard warning dialog that keeps interrupting my work?

The background to this question is that Excel has an annoying modal dialog that keeps popping up when people take actions that involve the clipboard. In these two 2018 questions, people asked about ...
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GIMP: Setting default DPI when creating an image from clipboard

Is there a way to change the default DPI when creating an image from clipboard? On my old version of GIMP, it used to be 300 DPI, which I quite liked. After updating GIMP, it creates images from the ...
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Where is all the clipboard data stored in Windows?

Is the data I copy to clipboard stored temporarily (maybe in the RAM) or is a permanent log of all the clipboard data stored in the hard drive? If its stored anywhere, how can we clear it (by ...
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Clipping special characters to clipboard using command prompt

I want to place a certain useful special character to the clipboard to use it. So I did this using a simple batch script, something like this: @echo off set /p char=<character.txt echo %char%| ...
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Don't let websites overwrite clipboard in Firefox without explicitly giving permission

Apparently websites can overwrite the clipboard using the JavaScript Clipboard API without any notification to the user — as discussed in this Reddit thread — which is a little scary. Is there a way ...
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Why does Windows 10 replaces what's in the clipboard with a vandalised one?

Windows Explorer clearly says it cannot accept special characters (which is reasonable in a File Explorer), but If I copy the string "https://www.example.com" and paste it in the name field ...
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Selecting text from terminal doesn't copy it to another terminal

I use arch linux and rxvt-unicode, my window manager is bspwm. If i select text in terminal i can go to a gui program and paste it with middle mouse button. Likewise if i select text in a gui program ...
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When I copy and paste a link, it replaces it with random characters

Copied link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mergers_and_acquisitions_by_microsoft Pasted link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LdcxhrrmCTdLqs67V5Ps5omaHbbapv5as2y_microsoft My win 10 replace an ...
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Can I trigger a script to run when an application uses X11 middle-click paste?

On Linux, there is an X11 clipboard which is filled by selecting test and which can be pasted using mouse middle-click. I would like to execute a script every time any application uses this middle-...
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How to make screen capture default to be available via clipboard in Windows 10

⊞ Win + Shift + S turns on the screen capture interface in Win 10 where user can select an area on their screen to be captured and stored to an image. Up until the most recent Win 10 update, the image ...
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Why's that Windows 10 clipboard prefer plain text over HTML?

I built a Windows Forms tool using to highlight a piece of code and then copy the highlighted code onto clipboard with both HTML, RTF and plain text format. When I paste the copied code in Word or ...
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Why can't I copy from nano to clipboard?

Why does nano not support simple Ctrl + C into clipboard? I'm using it with gnome-terminator on Linux Mint and just want to copy a few lines from my .bashrc into a text editor. When I mark a text ...
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Windows 10 / Screen capture fails frequently

Up to date Windows 10 O/S... screen capture fails sporadically. Failure rate is between 10% and 90%. The failure mode is that the clipboard will not show anything was captured with the copy operation....
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Get Google Maps POI coordinates to clipboard

From a Google Maps view in my browser, I'd like to be able to get the coordinates of a selected point into the clipboard, without having to re-center or change the view. I'm selecting more than one ...
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Disable permission for untrusted software/processes in Windows 10

I want to disable the permission of untrusted software/processes to access screenshots, keystroke, browsing history, and clipboard to protect privacy. However, Windows seems not considering them as ...

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