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

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Is it possible to access clipboard when running program remotely, through e.g. wmic or psexec?

I have administrative rights on two computers in domain, suppose there is trivial s.bat on one of them in home directory: echo 123 > 123.txt echo 123 | clip If execution is initiated from 2nd ...
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Enabling clipboard history in windows 10

This question and my answer were originally posted on the Stack Exchange site, but when I asked the moderators to move it here, they closed it instead, so I've moved it myself as I believe my question ...
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how to copy images from windows clipboard to WSL2's clipboard

I have WSL2/Ubuntu setup in windows, and have xclip installed in WSL2. I am using windows 10 + wsl2 + gwsl everything works great, I can share the clipboard between windows and WSL2. However, that ...
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How to import a JSON-style table [['a', 'b'], ['c', 'd']] into Google Sheets? [migrated]

Let's say I have copied a JSON-style string like this: [['a', 'what\'s up'], ['c', 'd']] into the clipboard (for example copied from my browser Dev Console, after some JS code). How can I easily ...
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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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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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sudo eats up commands pasted via putty. Why?

When I paste multiple commands into putty window, commands stop executing after first sudo. Why? My clipboard (I'm careful to copy also newline after the 2nd command) sudo -u smith echo aaaaaaaa ; ...
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How to copy a large terminal history from Alacritty to the system so that I can search and document - the clipboard seems to get cut

I installed Alacritty that uses vim to show files but embeds text in the terminal text so that I can copy whatever text from even ssh servers or terminals that do not have a clipboard, and the ...
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How to split multi-line clipboard data (e.g. from Excel) in single-line "pastes", one CTRL+V at a time

To illustrate my dilemma as simply as possible: I have a list of values ranging from 1-10 that I want to copy and store. When I press Ctrl+V (or any paste execution), I want 1 to be displayed. When I ...
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How to send images to local windows clipboard from ssh connection?

I have an ssh connection to my other computer running Ubuntu. I want to be able to copy an image from a file, example.png and have it show up in the clipboard (not as text) and be able to paste it ...
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Windows 11 adds blank clipboard entry after copying a selection

Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I'm out of ideas on this one. Basically, any time I copy something, a blank entry is added after that. Then I have to open my clipboard to get to what I ...
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How to set the clipboard sharing mode to one-way only in vmware workstation/player

I noticed that VMware's clipboard sharing is a two-way sharing, but because I often run dangerous software in the virtual machine, I don't want the dangerous software inside the virtual machine to ...
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How to write selection to file in Tmux copy mode?

In Tmux copy-mode-vi, I want to bind the y key to copy the selected text but also write that selected text to a local file, say ~/.tmux_clipboard. Right now I have this binding bind-key -T copy-mode-...
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KDE Meta + Print Screen and Shift + Print Screen do not save to the clipboard

These commands used to save both to the clipboard and to a file up to about a month ago. Now it only saves to a file, but does not save to the clipboard. Sure, pressing just Print Screen by itself to ...
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Phrase Express - Make clipboard Url compatible

I want to get the content in clipboard Url compatible Like replace space or accent I can find how space is represented in phrase express . I tried a literal space in the field but don't work I tried ...
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KDE konsole to clipboard copying stops working all of a sudden

I have a very annoying issue: KDE konsole copying into the clipboard stops working after some serious uptime for certain already launched konsole instances only. Pasting works just great - if you copy ...
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Can you use nircmd to help save clipboard contents to a Batch File variable?

In a batch script, I wish to save the clipboard text into a variable. Having searched it seems that this is not possible without 3rd-party tools. Well I have nircmd, and one of its commands is: "...
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Windows Explorer file order in the clipboard

In my application I want to read files from Windows clipboard, and I want to see its in the same order, as I see this files in the Windows Explorer. E.g. if I ordered files alphabetically, I want to ...
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Have Notepad++ support X11 and GTK clipboards?

As I understand it, the two clipboards I am using in Linux Mint are the X11 and GTK clipboards. Copy to X11 clipboard is automatically done every time I highlight something. Paste from X11 clipboard ...
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Remapping Paste keyboard shortcut breaks Clipboard in Windows

I have re-mapped the regular paste [Ctrl + V] to [Windows + V] by using the Power Toys tweaks but it seems to break the built in Clipboard Manager. Whenever you activate the Clipboard (remapped to ...
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Clipboard copy fails

I noticed some time ago that pasting things often pasted some old stuff from clipboard instead of whatever I had just copied. First I thought this has something to do with Excel, but it's apparently a ...
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Modify clipboard shortcuts on Mac?

On macOS, the clipboard shortcuts are ⌘+C, ⌘+V, and ⌘+X. How can I change them to use the CTRL modifier key instead of the CMD modifier key: ⌃+C, ⌃+V, and ⌃+X? In Mac SystemSettings, there is an ...
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Keybord shortcut to select Windows Clipboard text to paste

Is there any keyboard shortcut to move around your different texts in your Windows Clipboard? Once you press Windows+V you can see the list but the cursor is still moving around your text and you have ...
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How to stdin a file from the clipboard on Terminal?

I'd like to replace my clipboard to its base64-encoded representation. One of my tasks includes to be able to pipe in a copied file into base64. For copied texts I can simply do: pbpaste | base64 | ...
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KDE Console/Yakuake uses the clipboard improperly

I'm using KDE Plasma and Yakuake Version 19.12.2. As I frequently copy and paste from the terminal I use the "Copy on Select" which works. If I select something from the Console and ...
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Window subsytem for linux (WSL) copy to clipboard from the command line?

I like to use utilities like pbpaste on mac and xclip on linux to copy from the command line to the clipboard. I'm using windows system for linux (WSL). Is there any way of getting this behaviour from ...
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Klipper icon invisible and menu not showing up

I am using KDE's klipper from package plasma-workspace under Debain bullseye while I am running xfce4 2.14, just upgraded to 2.16 (*). When running klipper, it appears in the status tray of xfce's ...
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How to copy with the mouse from tmux to the OSX clipboard

I connect to a remote server with VS Code through ssh, using https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/remote/ssh, so I'm not using iTerm. I open a Terminal window in VS code. Using the mouse to copy text to ...
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How to get around copy-pasting passwords?

The password manager KeePassXC supports Auto-Type: When login fields are detected in a browser, then a click on the key symbol fills in the credentials. This (German) blog post highly recommends this ...
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TMux copy to clipboard?

I'm using tmux in a remote shell in PuTTY on Windows. Having two panes, and mouse on (set mouse on), so I can scroll nicely in both panes. Holding down the Shift key, and selecting a text copies into ...
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Add Clipboard to the Running PSSession

After some hours of scripting and searching for a solution for my problem i finally signed up to this forum. Maybe someone could help me out with this. I want to insert some ps-code to the ,from my ...
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How to access Windows clipboard from SSH session?

I'm trying to control my Windows desktop clipboard remotely from LAN. So I have openssh-server installed, and pubkey authentication works, and I can run commands remotely. If this was Linux server, ...
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VNC File transfer between Windows server and Linux client

I have TightVNC Server installed on a Windows 7 machine, with file transfers option enabled. I remotely connet to that machine from a Ubuntu 20.04 machine, using a VNC client. I am able to copy/paste ...
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Foreign language characters typed in or pasted into Cygwin terminal are garbled

I'm trying to understand what is happening when I type certain foreign-language characters in Cygwin's mintty or xterm terminal, or when I copy and paste characters into a Cygwin terminal from a ...
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How do I copy the IPv4 IP Address from ipconfig to clipboard?

I want to get the ipv4 192.168.1.* from the ipconfig. I'm learning scripting and want to make an output value message box that displays the ip and copies it to clipboard. I have already done this by ...
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scrape text to clipboard

I'm trying to copy text from a website that's content is rendered by host side java script. I can clearly see the text value's I want. I can manually rubber band selecting the text in the browser and ...
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Random chinese characters on attempt to copy clipboard from X forwarded ssh session

I use X forwarding with a debian server running openssh so that I can directly copy over error messages I see in tmux to my local machine. Twice it happened that instead of getting the intended text ...
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Paste Image Data from Clipboard to Chrome

Is it possible to paste image data into Chrome to then view the image? For example, I right click on an image on a webpage then click "Copy image." With the image data on my clipboard, how ...
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Excel CTRL-V not working properly

Edit This can be worked around by cutting the text from source cell in the cell-edit mode but it's a bit cumbersome. The paste-in-cell-edit fails even if the target cell is empty. Excel 2016 + Win 10 ...
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XRDP clipboard to allow copying only text

I am setting up RDP to login to a Linux instance from windows instance. I am trying to restrict the clipboard in XRDP to copy only text but not files, Please help me with the options available. The ...
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How to disable clipboard sharing in Hyper-V Enhanced Session Mode?

OS: Windows 10 enterprise I have to use some softwares for working. These softwares could sell my privacy. So, I installed them on Hyper_V, and enabled Enhanced Session Mode for using camera and video-...
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putty cut and paste problems. 1) in unix it has to be visible, 2) paste works, but only the first time

I've been using putty for years, every day. I have a new laptop (w10) and I can't figure this out. cut and paste from unix to unix (highlight using mouse then right click) only works if the ...
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In MS Word, can you use advanced find to match formatted text copied to the clipboard?

I am aware that you can use Advanced Find and Replace -> Format to match entire strings formatted a certain way, e.g. as described here. Is there any way to match more complex formatting copied to ...
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How can I undo a single keystroke in a textarea/contenteditable in Chrome?

Chrome, and other web-browsers, seem to coalesce user-made edits (not just insertions!) in HTML's <textarea> or contenteditable elements into fewer-but-larger undo steps - this is a problem for ...
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Getting strange characters when copying to clipboard

Lately I've been seeing something strange when copying text to clipboard on my windows 10 machine. It does not happen all the time but when it does it is super annoying and I haven't found any such ...
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Windows 10: how to get a list of ALL programs that are monitoring the keyboard?

tl;dr: I need a program/script/code to give me a list of all currently running software on Win10 that monitors/affects the clipboard. I've had a super annoying issue on Windows 10 for at least a year ...
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Command-line copy of an image in Ubuntu suitable for virtualbox (Windows10) paste

I have Win10 in a Virtualbox at my Ubuntu desktop. Contrary to what many Q/A at this site say, image clipboard does work in Virtualbox. I can load an image into gimp, select and copy it (Ctrl-A, Ctrl-...
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Copy Paste Broken on Manjaro (Paste Clipboard Contents)?

This is a bit of a strange situation, but my copy-paste for files is broken after an update of Manjaro (OS). If I try and drag+drop a file, everything is fine, but trying to cut + paste something ...
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Copy a `dot`-generated graph to the clipboard (e.g. as png)

I often find myself wanting to make a quick graph to illustrate dependencies or a process. dot is nice for doing this, however it would be much more convenient if I could generate the rendered graph ...
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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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