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Questions tagged [copy-paste]

Adding an item to the clipboard to then place at a different position either in a document or location

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Excel makes a mistake at paste special - number only

Excel (Office 365) is making a strange error when pasting numbers only: cell A1 value = 1727979.28 cell A2 value = 1678319.54 cell A3 formula = (A2 - A1) -> result = -49659.74 if I select&copy ...
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How to paste a file's path

In windows, I could right click something and copy it's path, not the actual file. Is there a Linux (Fedora) equivalent? This could be something like copying the file's path to clipboard. I googled it,...
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Is there a way to copy the file path of an asset in Adobe Bridge?

Is there a way to copy the file path of an asset in Adobe Bridge? I am using Adobe Bridge on Microsoft Windows. According to this thread in the Adobe forums: Click the last item in the path bar or ...
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single click then copy one line and paste

Is there one tool that can be used to save a serial command steps for one job? For example: I create a file name checkApp1Log.job, it contains 5 lines: ssh root@jumphost pass1 ssh user@host1 pass2 ...
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Apple-Mail: Migrating offline IMAP account contents to new server

Scenario: The old IMAP Server is no longer reachable. There's one Mac that has had access to all company accounts and holds copies of all emails, fully sync until the minute the old mail servers have ...
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Copy the content of a CD file with executables to your hard-drive

I have a CD with medical results. The cd has two exe files. One is used to launch and visualize the content. The second is used to visualize some images and maybe is called from the other. The images ...
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pbcopy/pbpaste not same behaviour as copy and paste Mac OS

Running the latest version of Mac OS Mojave. I do: pbcopy < dir/sw7.s pbpaste > dir/testpaste.mips.s that copies the contents of sw7.s to testpaste, and the file size is exactly the same. ...
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How to (is it possible to) paste table fragment in place in OneNote?

I am trying to repeat one row of a table in OneNote. I've copied it then selected destination cells wishing to paste to them, then pasted and got cells nested in some of the destination cells. Is ...
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Copy folders and keep their modified date

I want to copy a couple of folders and preserve their modified date for historic reasons and not to change the sorting I'm used to. I have tried using rsync with flags to preserve times and the ...
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How to save the pictures on this internet page? [closed]

There are these charts in this web page, and I want to save them. How is that possible. The usual "save picture as" is not there in the right click.
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How to move references just one cell if I drag the formula six rows?

I have a formula that references to $K4. When I copypaste this formula six rows below, I want to get $K5, instead of $K10. How can I do this?
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True Copy/Paste shortcut remapping in X11

Can I use CMD-C and CMD-V to trigger the X11 clipboard functionality? I do not want to remap CMD to send CTRL. This is not just about ergonomics and muscle memory. Existing answers seem to ignore the ...
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Excel copying numbers as text - how to resolve this?

While copying and pasting number data to another sheet, Excel seems determined to input the new results as text, there does not appear to be a quick way of resolving this bar converting from text one ...
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XChat IRC - How to copy multiline text without the nicknames?

Trying to copy multi-line text in XChat IRC, will copy the nicknames as well: <jerry> As Jerry Whig went out one day <jerry> He met his friend Tom Tory: <tom> Now Jerry was a ...
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Microsoft Excel: string concatenation truncated when output copied (using & operator)

I have a cell which joins the contents of a few hundred other cells (strings) using the & operator. It begins with: =C2&CHAR(10)&CHAR(10)&C4&A36&C36&D36&C5&CHAR(10)...
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I can not copy text out by Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta which is on my Mac to connected to a remote server(43.x.x.20): I can copy the text in the remote server and paste in it, but I can not copy text out to my Mac.
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Paste content without markup in Gmail on Chrome

When I paste content in Gmail (on Chrome on the Mac) it copies markup. Using Shift-CMD-V doesn't do anything. Right-clicking doesn't work either. For short texts I can paste it in the subject line, ...
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How does a website prevent the pasting of a password or email address?

I've noticed some sites will prevent users from pasting data - anything from passwords to usernames/emails to everything. Without discussing the practice and rational/reasons for/against it, what is ...
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How does copy work in Linux Mint

I've noticed that there seems to be potentially three pastes: 1) The default Right click -> paste 2) SHIFT + INSERT 3) Highlight and middle mouse click But how do they work? I tried ...
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Is there a way to copy and paste text from within a Microsoft Visio document?

A Microsoft Visio document that I was given contains text, but I cannot copy it. I can only open it in Internet explorer. If I try to open it in Word, it is just random characters. Is there a way ...
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Sometimes pasting into gmail, it pastes text not an image from my clipboard

Gmail on browser lets you directly paste clipboard images these days - but I have had this bug a couple of times now on Mac where I take a screen grab but trying to paste, it pastes the text I copied ...
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Copy and paste PDF word results in garbage

I have PDF file for Korean language study. The file is copyable but when I paste it results in garbage as below. I've read old threads and tried methods but didn't succeed. I've uploaded the file here....
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Cannot Move Files to Hard Drive/Not Enough Room on Destination File System- External HDD with Plenty of Space

I have a working WD 4TB Hard Drive which was recently removed from a NAS. I performed a DOD (0x000) overwrite with a NTFS format, using the disk utility DiskWipe.exe - a free disk cleaning utility, ...
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Move all the files and folders with CMD (BAT File)

I want to move all the files and folders inside the folder "C:\Foldertest\" into the folder "C:\Foldertest\target". And whenever I run this command, it does this for all files and folders except for ...
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ESXI 6.5 copy paste - remote guest

I am connected to my remote ESXI server via Workstation 14. From this remote connection I have a console window open for VM test. The issue is I cannot copy and paste from my local system(Windows 10) ...
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Paste selected text on Windows like on Linux (middle mouse button)

I really like this feature on Linux systems. I want it too on my Windows systems, but I didn't find a proper solution. The solutions I found: -True X-Mouse -AutoclipX -Autohotkey script The ...
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Set Default Paste Format In Microsoft Office Products

I want to change the defaults for pasting in Microsoft Office. Right now, it appears to default to keeping the source formatting, but I'd like to set the default to match the destination formatting. ...
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How to paste a set of values as text instead of calculation into an excel cell?

I am trying to paste the following values into one Excel cell -0.00539916 -0.0150491 -0.0118165 -0.0187344 -0.00907009 -0.0120633 However, I always got a value of -0.07213, which is the ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Excel for Mac 2016 to paste and match destination formatting

Is there a keyboard shortcut shortcut to paste and match destination formatting in Excel for Mac 2016? If there isn't, can I create one?
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Remmina Copy-Paste issue

I utilize the Remmina software in order to connect through the XRDP service in a remote Ubuntu server. However, I cannot use the copy-paste functions to copy information from the remote machine to my ...
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Copy and paste loop in Excel

In Excel I would like to have a macro which does the following 100 times: Copy the range A1:F4 Paste to A7:F10, i.e. leaving two empty rows Then copy A7:F10, i.e. copy what was just pasted Paste to ...
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How to send text to favorite editor without switching windows

I want to send selected in web page contents (text + images) to Word or Libre Writer via right button of shortcut right from browser without switching windows. I searched through several automation ...
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How to mix windows from different Remote Desktop servers on the same client's screen?

I'm in front of a thin client capable of running mstsc.exe, which I use to connect to a couple of remote systems. Each individual RDP-session works fine, but each creates a full Windows desktop of ...
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How to disable “middle click on URL bar paste last websites URL” Firefox?

When I open a site without highlighting the URL and then open a new empty tab Firefox copy's the previous site's URL to the Xorg selection register such that middle click pastes the your last tabs URL ...
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Why does Ctrl+C not work in browsers when copying images?

I used to be able to copy images loaded in a browser screen like for example if I load this in the URL I would just Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C on the page and it would copy the image and I could paste it in ...
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Missing Paste (P) option in Excel 2016

I'm copying some data from a webpage which is tabulated. When I click CTRL + C in Excel 2010 and CTRL + V to paste, it pastes correctly. However in Excel 2016, the Paste (P) option is not there. ...
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List of recipients copy-pasted from an existing e-mail in Outlook has addresses of unknown contacts in single-quotes

In Outlook (2007-2016 at least), when you copy the string of recipients of a sent mail into the clipboard, it can come out very different from when the string was originally typed in by hand. ...
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How to paste table without nesting in MS OneNote?

If I select and copy part of the table and then select another part of the same size, then I get nested table How to avoid this? I want cells to paste 1:1!
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How can I select and copy some files from several directories and paste to another folder?

In windows by now, only can select multiple files in same directory and paste to another. But I want select and copy some files from several directories and paste to another folder. Is there any ...
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LibreOffice Calc copy&paste not working for text

I have a column denoting "tasks" and it spans about 10 000 rows. It looks like this (other columns are omitted) task 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 Now I need to make these numbers into text ...
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tmux how to extend mouse selection to next position

In gnome-terminal, you can press down the SHIFT key and double click a word to select and copy that word, then keep theSHIFT key down and click the next position. It will extend the selection region ...
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How to keep this format while deleting cells?

I would like to copy and paste the "Population" and "Area" columns from this Wikipedia chart: As can be seen, the area column contains both sq km and sq mi. This is a problem, because when I paste ...
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How can I Paste a local file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird using Ctrl+V?

How can I Paste a local file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird using Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V ? I know that I can add an attachment in dragging a file from Windows Explorer to Thunderbird and dropping it in ...
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Excel will paste the last thing copied in Excel, not the most recent thing in the clipboard (pic included)

I am trying to copy data from another program and then paste it into excel. If I have previously copied something in Excel, and the green flashing border is still visible, it will paste what I had ...
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Chrome squashes spaces on paste

This redditor found an interesting Chrome UX behavior on paste. Chrome squashes spaces when pasted into the address bar or in window.prompt. But does not squash when pasting into input fields or in ...
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Outlook 365 - Cannot paste into an email I am editing

I have recently upgraded from Office 2010 to Office 365. Now while editing emails I cannot paste any contents (text or images), regardless of the format (HTML/Text/RTF). I cannot selecct and drag ...
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PowerPoint 2010: use destination formatting for imported footers

Here are 2 connected problems I faced in PowerPoint 2010: I need footer & slide number to be locked (uneditable) in a Normal mode; after 2003 PPT version is it only possible by creating text ...
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Unique Copy and Paste Function

I am 99% sure this isn't possible but I really, really hope I'm wrong. Is there any way to take a column of data that has cells with values in it, but also has random blank cells in it as well, and ...
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how can i delete every word in a text file except a word?

I have a file with a bunch of info of street and WIFI(s).so i want to delete every word in the text file except ,password:********, and there is a lot of it and the word after password is variable/...
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Paste, overwriting selection from clipboard, and copy selection

I am wondering if there is a way to select text, paste the current clipboard to overwrite the selection, but concurrently copy the selected text to the clipboard. I basically have two values in a ...