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

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Bidirectional clipboard stopped working in VirtualBox after update to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

On my Windows 10 machine I have VirtualBox installed with an Ubuntu virtual machine. Till yesterday I had the version of Ubuntu 19.10 and copy/paste was working well between Windows and Ubuntu. ...
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Gimp: paste image (from clipboard) as new layer, and crop document to that layer's size?

Using Gimp latest version (2.10) on macOS Catalina. I have an image in my clipboard. I switch to Gimp where I have a working document (image) open. How do I: paste the image from my clipboard as a ...
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Is it possible to add an option to open the Windows Clipboard History to the right click context menu?

I would like to be able to access the Windows 10 clipboard-history function (currently opened by pressing the Windows key + v) by right-clicking and picking it from the context menu. Is this possible? ...
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Paste text in clipboard into a running exe

Assume I have text in the file textFile.txt. Also assume I have a program running called aProgram.exe, which accepts pasted text. What is the simplest way to create a script or batch that will ...
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How to copy image of unknown type to xclip?

I'm trying to use sxiv to pick an image and pipe that image to the clipboard. I'm currently using this command: cat "$(sxiv -foqrt ~/Pictures 2>/dev/null | sed 1q)" | xclip -selection clipboard -...
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How to copy selected image/screenshot to clipboard?

I'm currently using Manjaro but I'd like something that'd work on Arch too for future migration. I'm using i3 at the moment but plan to switch to dwm. To put a screenshot into the clipboard, I'm ...
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Thunderbird: Copy my current email address to clipboard

Good day, can anybody help me to copy my current email address to clipboard? I can't find button (see pic) or option or shortcut or hotkey enter image description here
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How I create a separate command to copy from my tmux clipboard to my Linux clipboard?

I am trying to emulate the following bindings that work in OSX in Linux: # Copy and paste from system clipboard bind C-c run "tmux save-buffer - | reattach-to-user-namespace pbcopy" bind C-v run "...
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Disable “large amount of information on the Clipboard” prompt when closing Excel

I never want to see this prompt when closing an Excel workbook: Is there a way to disable it? (Without using VBA, since I often deal with one-time external sources like CSV and XLSX.) If I had a ...
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How to make the Windows 10 clipping tool save the screenshots locally?

The clipping tool was overhauled in the Windows 10 1809 update (October 2018), the screenshots are saved to clipboard only. Being able to capture with various methods by using the Print Screen key ...
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Windows 10 clipboard history stopped working

I used to enjoy the clipboard history that Windows 10 provides until my work PC has been put on the office domain, after that, I get the following when I press Win-key + V The things I tried many ...
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Where did Windows 10 save clipped images using Windows Key + Shift + S?

When using + Shift + S, the selected area of the screen is copied to the clipboard. Is it saved somewhere also as an image? If so, where can I find it?
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How to make Firefox handle Unix-style paths on Windows

I added an option to the context menu in Windows 10 to allow me to copy the paths of (local) files or folders to my clipboard. E.g. if I right-click on C:/users/simon/example.pdf, that path gets ...
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Cygwin: Safe to `cp Some/File.txt /dev/clipboard`?

I know that there is putlcip and getclip, but sometimes, I just want to deal with files. I know that I can cp from /dev/clipboard to another file, and the result is a text file with the same ...
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Mac Terminal or iTerm: Copy the current command (not including prompt)?

I am using Terminal or iTerm (iTerm2). Let's say I've typed in a command but haven't hit enter yet. Or maybe I used the up arrow to navigate through my command history. How do I copy the current ...
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Cygwin: Is it safe to pipe from /dev/clipboard to clip?

I am using cygwin on windows. Given a long list of strings in the clipboard: mail know trial posture wind census shelf concrete moon fee If I want to "unwrap" them, is it safe to use such a command:...
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Multiple clipboard hotkeys within OneNote

In OneNote, I can copy my pen's drawings and repaste it in. When repasted in, the stroke properties are maintained, so I can erase and edit whatever I need. This is very helpful when writing math ...
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Shortcut key to remove formatting after pasting? [duplicate]

I'm copying and pasting a lot of citations, and the formatting comes out of my browser, into my document. I use the "dark reader" extension in Chrome so all of my text is wrongly formatted when it is ...
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“paste” to document on every “copy” operation

I have the task of pasting many screenshots onto a word document. Right now I manually switch applications to paste the items(screenshots) from clipboard. Is there a way to automate this i.e to ...
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Where is clipboard data located in Windows 10 if we have enabled Clipboard History?

I have captured multiple screen snippets using Win + Shift + S and they are all stored in clipboard as I have enabled "Clipboard History." Now is there any place on hard drive where all those images ...
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autoit create a batch that sends ' type o.txt | clip ' not working

i spent hours on documentation and forums to try and figure this out. the code runs without an error but the batch script doesn't get executed. i spared the reader the #include<*> part because ...
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Stop Print Screen saving to Imgur.com on Windows 10 Home

For as long as I have been using computers I have used the 'Print Screen' button on my keyboard to take a screen shot and copy it to the clip board. I could then paste the screenshot into a document ...
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How to Paste a picture as JPG instead of PNG

The keyword to my question i "paste", not "save". My company uses a tool that will evaluate the Word documents we made, and one of the criteria is all the images must be in JPG. Regardless of what ...
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Fedora (GNOME 3) copy & paste is unreliable

About a third to half of the time that I do Ctrl+C and then Ctrl+V, it fails to copy the selected text to the clipboard. If I then go and do Ctrl+C again, it works the second time. How can I make it ...
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Where can I view the size (in bytes) of whatever my clipboard is currently holding in Microsoft Windows 7?

Where can I view the size (in bytes) of whatever my clipboard is currently holding in Microsoft Windows 7?
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Windows 10 - Must Exit Greenshot in order for Ctrl-C to automatically copy to clipboard

This isn't an issue in Windows 7 Pro (home PC) or Windows 8 (work) but in Windows 10 (laptop) I have to manually EXIT Greenshot whenever I want to copy/paste TEXT using the Ctrl + C keyboard shortcut. ...
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Launch Clipboard History (Win+V keyboard shortcut) through CLI

Is there a way to open the Windows 10 Clipboard History through the command line? E.g., explorer.exe ms-screenclip: opens up the Screen Clip in Windows 10. I also didn't find anything in regedit. HCU\...
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How to append cut text to nano/vi's clipboard/buffer instead of replacing what's there?

I'm currently reorganizing the ArchLinux pacman mirrors list to put all United States servers at the top, but it's going extremely slowly. For every single server I am scrolling down to the next US ...
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How to increase Windows 10 clipboard history?

Windows 10 has this new feature that can be enable and then save last "copy". After, when clicking on ⊞ Win+V, I can view the history of my last copies. Is there a way to increase this copy history ...
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How to copy a video to clipboard from the CLI?

How can I copy videos (like mp4's or mkv's) to the clipboard (like how file managers do it) from the command line? I am using the following: OS: Manjaro Linux x86_64 Kernel: 5.2.21-1-MANJARO ...
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Windows 10 Clipboard Not Copying New Content

Salutations, INTRO: I am running into a bizarre situation regarding the windows 10 clipboard, excel, and Microsoft SQL manager. I provide support for the user that has this problem and hit a bit of ...
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Can't get rid of extra characters from bracketed paste when pasting in terminal

This is getting quite frustrating, but I can't get rid for some reason of the characters that seem to come from a problem involving vim and bracketed paste mode. I sometimes get the extra characters ^[...
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copy text from WSL to windows clipboard

I set up tmux in WSL and I want to improve the integration between them. How to select text in tmux inside of WSL and copy it to the Windows clipboard?
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clipboard copy is not working well sometimes

OS : Windows 10, V 1703 My clipboard copy is not working well. There is no any condition to happen problem. When i copy english, there is no problem. When i copy korean or etc not english more ...
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Can I turn off clipboard history completely?

Is there a way to completely turn off clipboard history on Windows 10? I know there's a "clipboard history" toggle in settings, but that doesn't stop the "clipboard smiley" dialog to come up when I ...
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Cross-platform tool for clipboard sharing? [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that will allow me to share the clipboard between multiple systems operating within a LAN. The requirements I have are: It can run on Windows, macOS, and Linux Sharing is ...
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KVM: Unable to cut/paste between ubuntu host and windows 10 guest

host: ubuntu 19.04 Guest: Windows 10 I have Installed the latest version of spice-guest-tools and qemu-ga-x86_64 in the guest OS. The clipboard works with other guests. It does not work with this ...
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Change clipboard utility

I don't like xclip. I wrote a small command-line program that suffices for my clipboard uses. It's used like echo "test" | clip --add, to add something to the clipboard, and clip -o to print out what ...
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Setting the text input value of the Firefox developer console?

I am currently in the process of moving my web-dev work from classic IDEs to the web browser console. This involves frequent editing of existing source code, which right now means... logging the ...
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VBA to copy entire cell values to clipboard [closed]

Sub Test() Dim copycell As DataObject Dim ws As Workbook Dim strText As String Set ws = Workbooks.Open("C:\Users\Desktop\New Microsoft Excel Worksheet.xlsx") strText = ws.Sheets("...
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Add a “Copy URI to clipboard” option in Windows 10 “Open With” dialogue

Background When I click on this link, Windows tries to open it with an app. This is because the URI is structured as: twitter://realDonaldTrump/status/266259787405225984 with twitter being in the ...
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Shared Clipboard between different Mac users

How can I share the clipboard among two different users, on macOS Mojave 10.14? I usually alternate between two users sessions, for separation of concerns, on my MacBook. Sometimes I need to share an ...
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Copy tmux selection to windows clipboard in cygwin/minTTY

I use tmux in my cygwin-minTTY in windows, with mouse-support. When I select a text in the terminal, it gets copied to the tmux buffer. But I want to have it in the Windows clipboard! I can run ...
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Copy and paste anomaly with images

I am experiencing a strange issue whereby I am unable to copy an in-line image from an Outlook.com email (viewed in Firefox) and paste it directly into a Word document (Office version: 1907). The copy ...
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[WINDOWS7]How can I auto-change clipboard caracter “:” by the “_” to be save in NTFS file when I copy

Hi people I need autochange the clipboard content to be "2012-03-04 01_33_28" when I copy "2012-03-04 01:33:28" text for save like NTFS file I find an software in sourceforge: https://sourceforge.net/...
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How to access text from clipboard in a batch script

I am writing a batch script for a friend, it needs one input which is a website url. They're not the most super of users, so I want to make it as dirt simple as possible; I want them to copy the url ...
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Windows 10 - Clipboard - Sync across devices - Missing settings

I have several Windows 10 x64 Pro machines. All are on 1809 (17763.615), and all are joined to an Active Directory Domain. 2 of these machines are missing the settings that are supposed to be under ...
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Is there a way to disable x11 clipboard in ssh environment?

I'm setting up a GUI environment for editing sensitive documents on a Linux server, by using ssh x11 forwarding to open up an editor remotely Is there any way to prevent the contents of documents ...
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How to sync clipboard between Android and Linux over internet (not LAN)?

I used to use KDE connect to achieve this. But I'm now living in a University and the network doesn't allow it to work. How can I achieve the same over the internet? It'd be better if it doesn't use a ...
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Is it possible to bring a file in clipboard to the cursor?

Imagine I have a jpg in my clipboard copied from Desktop/CoolFolderName. Now, There is a website that accepts only drag 'n dropped files (For upload). How would I upload the file without going into ...

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