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

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How to copy/paste text into Weston?

How to copy/paste text into Weston? My current steps: I copy some text from outside of Weston (in X11) I switch to an app inside Weston I click "paste" (Ctrl+V) Expected at this point: the ...
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Ditto Clipboard manager - print clip

Ditto is a Great clip manager - but I can not seem to find a way to print a clip directly (rather than save to file and then print that file). If someone knows how to do this, please let m know. ...
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Different clipboard contents for multiline strings in Excel cell vs. Notepad

This question is related to the familiar issue of copying multiline strings out of Excel cells [1, 2]. I used this solution (64 bit version in the comments) to create a Macro that edits the clipboard ...
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How to make file information (from the "details" section) copyable?

When checking the "General" tab of the properties of a file, one can select and copy the corresponding information, as you can see in this example: After pressing CtrlC, opening Notepad and ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop client in android clipboard option missing

So i'm trying to get copy/paste between the android RD Client app and Windows working, and contrary to most answers on the internet I cannot even see a clipboard option. For example here it's clearly ...
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How to populate the clipboard on a ubuntu system to insert data into an online excel?

I want to programatically populate an online excel sheet, i.e. I want to populate some rows with some columns of data. So instead of typing the data for 3 columns and 3 rows (that make 9 cells) as ...
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How to use action matching for images (actual images, not URLs or filenames) in KDE Clipboard?

What one does use to match objects such as images?
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Copy & paste between MacOs and Windows [duplicate]

Is there any clean and simple solution that allows copying and pasting text and images between a Windows device and a MacOs one? I'm considering buying either an iPad Pro or a Samsung Galaxy Book 4 ...
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How to paste text without font/style formatting on macOS?

How do I paste text on the clipboard into a text field without the font/style formatting? That is, I want to paste it as plain text.
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Clipboard Bi-Directional Not Working Properly in Debian Guest on VirtualBox

I'm facing a problem with the bidirectional clipboard and drag-and-drop functionality in my VirtualBox Debian guest. Despite configuring bidirectional settings, copying from the host OS to the guest ...
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Sending text to windows clipboard with iOS shortcuts

The command interacting with the clipboard: echo <text> | clip In the ios shortcut app, i try to do this remotely with the "run script over ssh" command block, but nothing is ...
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Copy interactive command outputs from Terminal to MacOS clipboard programmatically

Developing this answer, which offers a way to copy a given line from standard output to MacOS clipboard – I wonder if there's a way to do the same for interactive commands? For example: ~ bc -l >&...
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Autohotkey: Can't get the name and path of a pdf file

The following code gets the selected text from a file after pressing ctrl+shift+c and appends its name and path to it, then copies it to the clipboard. It works with a .txt file, but not with a pdf ...
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How to make excel clipboard copy formatting for more than 250 cells

When copying more than 250 cells and pasting via the excel clipboard, the formatting (like fill colour) doesn't carry over, but on the first ever use of the clipboard, formatting was copy-pasted ...
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Why can't I copy files to a remote PC via clipboard using the Remote Desktop application?

I have two machines running Windows 10. With this version of Windows a new version of the "Remote Desktop" utility was added, replacing the older "Remote Desktop Connection" ...
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In Windows, open a Unix file or path

Given a clipboard holding a Unix-style path, e.g. /c/tmp/xxx.pdf or /z/foo/bar/, what might be needed to let Windows open that file or folder, C:\tmp\xxx.pdf or Z:\foo\bar, without manually changing ...
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How can I view the content of images when accessed via "Delete Clip Data" in Ditto?

I saw some large image in my clipboard history managed by the Ditto program, when clicking on Delete Clip Data: How can I view the content of these images?
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What does a YT-DLP batch file for MS-DOS look like which accepts URLs which have been copied to the clip-board?

Please view the batch file below. The goal ... is to run yt-dlp in a batch file, which then gives you a menu with six options: yt-dlp "%temp_file%" yt-dlp -f best "%temp_file%" yt-...
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Can guest access host clipboard despite sharing turned off?

Host: Win10 Guest: Linux Software: VirtualBox Clipboard information might not seem important, but it could very well contain a copied password or other useful data. On the host, clipboard history is ...
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How can I remove the images but not the texts from the Ditto clipboard history?

I use Ditto on Windows. My ditto history file is over 100 GB: I'd like to reduce its size. How can I remove the images but not the texts from the Ditto clipboard history?
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Stop windows from closing sessions that access clipboard at same time

I am using a program called "NoMachine". Its a remote access program. It works great except for one problem. See, I use the program to connect to a remote host that has two monitors. I ...
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Why does clipboard history instantly turn itself off/refuse to turn on? Windows 11 Home Edition

I have Windows 11 Home Edition, and pressing WIN+V opens up the "clipboard history" box. It says "Let's get started / Turn on clipboard history to copy and view multiple items." ...
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How do I set a version of vim as default?

I am running Ubuntu and have the current situation. The version of vim that opens a file in the terminal has +clipboard enabled. The version that opens a file in a new terminal window when I open it ...
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How to change all caps text to normal case with the first word capitalized in sentences in PhraseExpress?

How do I get all caps to normal text? These are the codes that I've tried & how they've turned out. Some work & some don't. Also, I'm somewhat new to PhraseExpress so this is all a whole new ...
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copy from Word 365 to a text editor without all the markup and notes?

I use Word 365 on macos Ventura and Windows 11 on the same machine (Win11 is running on parallels which lets windows and mac share the file system and clipboard). I want to copy the visible text that ...
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How to copy up to a particular character (including that character) in every line using Notepad++

I have a text file with about 10000 lines of text. The text file is in JSON format. I want to cut (& keep in clipboard) the data found after the ':' colon symbol. { "Cust_Data": { "...
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Why is there no clipboard user service on Windows 11?

In windows 10, there is a service called the Clipboard User Service or cbdhsvc that manages the clipboard. In Windows 11, this service no longer exists PS> Get-Service -DisplayName 'clip*' PS> ...
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How to yank text from a kill-ing and instert it at the cursor location in another terminal window?

How to copy, if it is possible at all, a text from one terminal and paste/input it into another without selecting it? More precisely, within the same terminal window, I can kill the text line by CTRL-...
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Why do I lose clipboard data after copying a file?

Wondering why I lose clipboard data when copying a file. After selecting a string of text and copying it to the clipboard this copied text data is somehow lost if I select a file and copy it in ...
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Right-click (on text) - clicking on text and right-clicking, add to context menu via REGEDIT, run batch-file using %clipboard%

I want to add a functionality to Right-Click. This will be on the text-right-click menu. This won't be on the folder-right-click-menu. Nor This won't be on the file-right-click-menu. In the ...
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Why Ditto clipboard manager lost the last entry when I open a photo in Windows?

When I click on a photo to open it, (regardless of the location of the PC), the photo opens in the "Snip & Sketch" app and is copied to Ditto. I removed CF_DIB from Ditto's settings, and ...
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Getting python3-config path right for vim install

I am trying to install vim from source in Ubtuntu 20.04, with both python3 support, and with clipboard support. For that, I am using the instructions presented in the plugin site, particularly, the ...
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Using clip in batch file makes strange result when copying an image

I'm trying to copy an image file (.jpg) to clipboard using batch file, so then my macro can paste it using simple key combination Ctrl + V. The problem is, that after doing command: clip < img.jpg ...
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Paste from Gnome clipboard, but replace newlines with spaces

I sometimes copy text from a PDF to another file and am annoyed when all the newlines are copied over as well. Is there someway to create a custom keyboard shortcut that intercepts what I'm pasting ...
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Is it possible to switch between items copied in the clipboard?

I'm using Clipboard Indicator listed here: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/779/clipboard-indicator/ This allows me to keep multiple items in the clipboard and select or use them without having ...
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VirtualBox 7.0 Win10Pro <-> Win10Pro . Clipboard stopped working

I have installed VirtualBox 7.0 with extensions on a Win10 pro machine and run a VM with also Win 10 pro in the VM. The bidirectional clipboard has worked and now does not work anymore. The (actual) ...
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Bash: Best Practices for Moving a File from Clipboard?

I'm trying to move a file from the clipboard using this script: #!/bin/bash # Get the file path from the clipboard file=$(xclip -selection clipboard -o) # Move the file mv "$file" "/...
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Windows 10 adds blank clipboard entry after copying

Windows 10 adds blank clipboard entry after copying a selection: I don't know why it happens. I use murgee maybe it causes this problem?
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xfce-terminal: Ctrl-Shift-V pastes, but can't copy

Suddenly, out of the blue, my xfce4-terminal refuses to copy to the clipboard. I can paste to the terminal from the menu or with Ctrl-Shift-V, but selecting something from the terminal and then trying ...
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Where is the file that contains pinned items in Windows 10 clipboard?

I copied and pinned someting that messed up my clipboard, now when I open it, the cursor when I hover over it keeps spinning, and the panel is transparent. When I turn off clipboard history, the panel ...
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How to enable copy/paste on a VM-Ware virtual Windows machine?

I've just created a virtual Windows-10 machine, but the virtual machine settings don't mention any isolation-related entries, so what can I do in order to enable copy/paste on that virtual machine? ...
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Couldn't copy paste text from local computer(win 11) to AVD through Remote Desktop App

I couldn't copy paste text from local computer(windows 11) to AVD (Azure virtual Desktop) through Remote Desktop App. Copy paste works in both AVD & local computer, if i use RD web client. All ...
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Auto Copy Selected Text to Clipboard [closed]

I would ask for a script that copies selected text to the clipboard of windows touch screen to use with the dictionary app. I found scripts that will auto copy the selected text to the Window ...
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Copy to clipboard in RHEL remote server on Windows Terminal / WSL?

Not sure if mine is a weird/unusual workflow, but I have a Windows machine, where I use Windows Terminal. I usually ssh into a remote server, using WSL on Windows Terminal. The remote server is ...
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vba TRUE or FALSE text from Clipboard recognised as boolean by Excel

I have table with one of the column (let say column Code) has text TRUE in it. But, when I copy it to excel, the data become boolen so my vlookup (that search text TRUE from column code) become an ...
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Why can't clipboard content from Mail be pasted if closing Mail?

Fairly simple problem but pretty annoying, say I receive some key by email to paste in a software to unlock it. If I copy the key from the email then close Mail immediately, and try to paste, it doesn'...
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how to restore the windows clipboard after deleting it

I found a rare link on Google on how to remove the WIN+V Windows Clipboard, but now I cannot find that same link that also had instructions on how to restore it back. At the time of removal, I ...
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After yum --enablerepo=elrepo-kernel install kernel-lt on guest CentOS on VirtualBox in Windows 10 the clipboard no longer works

What actually can break the work of bidirectional clipboard exchange from guest CentOS 7 to Windows 10 on VirtualBox 5.1 after I execute in guest machine sudo yum install https://www.elrepo.org/elrepo-...
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Double-clicking Ditto clipboard manager clip doesn't always paste it in active window (Solved – Wait 2 seconds)

If you double-click a Ditto clipboard manager clip, it should paste it into the currently active window. Sometimes, I would notice that it would activate and paste it to the wrong window.
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Is there any way to stop the Windows 10 Clipboard Manager from automatically pasting selected items?

If I select an item from the Clipboard Manager history, then I'd like that item to be placed on the clipboard, but not subsequently automatically pasted into the document / edit field. Is this ...
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