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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Copy multiple items, paste one by one [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that can copy mutliple cells from an excel, e.g a whole column of number values, then paste these one by one into an online software I am using, such that the first time I press ...
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How to copy and paste from a Ubuntu laptop to a citrix windows machine?

Does citrix support ability to copy and paste back and forth from its windows virtual machine back to a Ubuntu linux laptop ? I have tried all the normal ctrl-c on citrix then ctrl-v on linux laptop ...
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Is there a way to copy all empty cells in a data set on one sheet and paste the empty cells into a data set on a different sheet?

Is there a way to copy all empty cells in a data set on one sheet and paste the empty cells into a data set on a different sheet? For every cell in the “Sales Sheet” that is blank, the corresponding ...
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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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Copying a filtered list of cells from one worksheet to another causes the size of my Excel file to explode

For many years I have kept a check register in Excel. (This is NOT a request for suggestions to use a different product, but thank you.) Until 2019, I was able to filter a list within the register, eg,...
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Copy paste from remote linux to local macbook

I am on a local macbook (OS Catalina 10.15.7 if that matters), and I am accessing a remote Linux through VNC. I found that I cannot copy and paste between the local Mac and the remote Linux. Is it ...
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How to paste commands into vim command mode?

It used to be possible to leave vim in command mode (rather than insert mode) and then paste some copied characters into the vim window to make it execute the characters as a sequence of commands. So ...
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Can't paste image files into applications

I can not paste any image files into applications like photoshop, paint or paint.net. If I copy an image from a browser it works fine. Copying an image file into a folder works.
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how to paste matrix of data on matrix of data in sublime text 3 (Mac)

my data are like this: A B C D E F G H I another data are like this: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 result I need: 1A 2B 3C 4D 5E 6F 7G 8H 9I I have tried command+shift+L things. I ...
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Notepad++ paste large amount of text over other text at end of line

I need to paste a large amount of text (so no ctrl+f > replace possible) over another text, and I need it to be ONTOP of the other text, at the end of the line. Example: Textfile 1: |apple= |banana=...
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How can I paste some text into a terminal on Jupyterlab when using Firefox?

I use Firefox on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate to connect to a Jupyterlab server. I opened a terminal on Jupyterlab and would like to paste some text into it. On Chrome I do SHIFT + right-click, in the ...
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issue with copy paste cpu shoot on windows server 2012 r2

I am using VM vsphere with Windows Server 2012 R2 hhd, But facing an issue during copy pasting one folder from one place to another. During this process CPU utilization shoots up to 99% and in turn ...
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Windows 10's SSH Client can't paste tilde and backtick

I'd like to use Windows 10's SSH Client so I don't have to install other programs to ssh but it is impossible for me to paste the tilde character (~) and the backtick (`), they are just ignored. By ...
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Trying to copy non-ASCII Unicode characters from a Linux VNC session into Windows programs, I can only get escape codes

I'm on Windows 8.1 running TigerVNC's vncviewer64-1.11.0. I open a connection to a remote server (CentOS 7 with XFCE, if that matters). I highlight and copy some UTF-8 text: Then I copy it from the ...
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Copying text online, link follows when pasting

Is this a Windows/Chrome feature? How can I disable this? Edit: It's a OneNote feature, see solution below. When I copy text from any site, when pasting it in OneNote the link follows. For example: ...
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MS office paste options getting disabled

I am not sure what is causing this, but every time I restart my system, the paste options in MS office apps such as outlook and word get disabled. I also see that the value of PasteOptions in \...
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How to paste control characters in gnome-terminal?

System: Ubuntu 18.04 Question: How can I copy a string that includes control characters such as ctrl-a, e.g. from gvim (fenc=ascii or utf-8), and paste it including control characters in gnome-...
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Why is pasted text highlighted in macOS Catalina's Terminal?

On macOS Catalina, when I copy text and paste to Terminal, the text is highlighted (basically, there are ANSI color codes enclosing the text). I don't know when this feature was included, but is there ...
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Copy-paste merged cells from one ms word table into another

I have to change the formatting of a lot of my tables in a word document. I have to add an extra row and merge some cells, but not others. (it comes to two rows with the merged and non-merged cells ...
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Why pasted folder is arranged to the place of My Computer on desktop?

When I copy and paste a folder to the desktop, it automatically arranged at the top left (the place of My Computer)? My settings are as shown below. Any idea to fix the problem? Image 1 Image 2
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How can I copy a list of class attributes as a CSS selector from Chrome's Elements tab?

I'm copy/pasting a lot of class attributes from the HTML of a web page from the Elements tab in the Chrome Dev Tools like <label class="s-label mb4 d-block" for="wmd-input"> ...
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How to copy and paste the image along with the text on chrome?

So, I have been trying to copy and paste the text along with the image and embedded videos to MS Word but it is only copying the text and the image is not being copied. I have to manually paste the ...
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How can I disable verbatim insertion on a terminal?

I recently moved back from using mostly mac to using mostly linux. When I want to paste something, I usually press Ctrl + V, and seeing it fail makes me realize, that I meant to press Ctrl + Shift + V ...
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Files Don't Copy When When There Are Some Conflicts

I have come across some rather strange behaviour when copying files from my Windows 10 computer to my Android 10 tablet. I summarise it below, but it's best seen in action in this video: https://...
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How to solve copy and paste and window switch mapping when using remote windows from mac

I'm working from a Mac and use Microsoft Remote Desktop service (RDS) to access a windows server to use software that only runs on windows. The difference in keyboard mapping for copy/paste and window ...
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What Is the Difference Between RDP Copy/Paste and RDC's Mapped Drives?

Recently I was trying to transfer a file via copying & pasting to a remote computer during a remote desktop session (via Windows Remote Desktop Client). I have done this many times, but it can be ...
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On Widows, how can I screen capture, then paste as JPG (not PNG) into gmail?

How can I capture part of a screen on Windows 10, then paste as a JPG? Using the inbuilt snipping tool and third party tools, the resulting pasted image ends up as a PNG in Gmail. PNG files are ...
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copy paste from Excel to another app copies also not selected cells

Hello I wonder how is it possible Microsoft still gets away with this problem. I think it can cause big trouble to many people who just don't notice this behavior. If you select a column of cells, but ...
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How to move an entire collapsed level to another place in Notepad++?

Given a document in Notepad++ with the following content: For the sake of overview all elements are collapsed, like so: When I want to move an entire <element1>...</element1 around, I first ...
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Why RAMDisk file copying of lots of small files slower than on SSD?

I'm very confused with results of copying folder with around 10 000 small files (250 MB total size): Copying from SSD to the same SSD (850 Evo 500GB) took 35 seconds. Also for info CrystalDiskMark ...
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How do I copy and paste a formula to a cell 6 rows down in excel but get excel to actually copy only 1 cell down from the source tab

I have a large multi tab spreadsheet. There is a formula in cell E4 which reads =' Stock Data (ALL)'!C473. So this is referencing a cell in a tab called stock data. What I want to do is copy and paste ...
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Copy/Pasting large amounts of data from term server to Notepad++

So, here's the issue. I'm copying the XML contents formatted as one line of text (some with a datalength of over 200k, so over 100k of characters) of an NText field from SQL Server on a term server ...
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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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Scroll with Copy on Tmux 2.3 on Kitty on Windows

I know I can use shift and mark to copy. But, I cannnot mouse scroll inside tmux when I do that. Also when i mark text in tmux normally also, I cant scroll. How do I achieve mouse scroll with marking?...
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Excel: How to copy&paste large amount of data

I'm trying to copy and paste the values and format of 15,000 rows with 150 columns. When I use ctrl C + ctrl V, Excel only pastes 13,000 rows to the destination, even if I reduced the column number to ...
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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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Visual Studio change shortcut behavior when deleting characters and inserting a row

I would like to change two behaviors in Visual Studio 2019 when using shortcut keys: When I copy a row into the clipboard (via Ctrl-X or Ctrl-C) and want to paste the row in the clipboard onto an ...
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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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In a spreadsheet, can you force pasting from the system clipboard?

I've noticed what seems to be new behavior the past several months in a few spreadsheets on Windows 10. Actions Taken: Select and Copy a cell in a spreadsheet. Observed in Windows 10 / Microsoft ...
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Copy/paste works in RealVNC-RealVNC but not in Remmina-Screen Sharing

I have a Linux Mint 18.3 desktop and a MacMini Catalina desktop. I want to copy/paste between my Linux Mint computer and my MacMini. I installed RealVNC server on the MacMini and RealVNC client on ...
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Copy text from Midnight Commander editor [duplicate]

In the past I succeeded to change the settings of mc in a way that I was able to copy and paste text from the internal editor (mcedit, entered with F4) by marking the text with the mouse like in the ...
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How do I fix the default URL handling in Word 2013?

I am working in Microsoft Word 2013 on a Windows 10 machine. I just deleted the Normal.dotm template, so I believe I am working from default settings. When I copy the URL, https://superuser.com, from ...
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How do I copy a file to the clipboard in the terminal and paste it with the gui (linux)

I would like to copy a file to the clipboard with the terminal, like when right clicking a file and selecting "copy" in the gui. Someting like "cp test.txt" (without a destination) ...
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How do you copy and paste large pdfs?

Copy and paste doesn't work on pdf files. I have a windows 10 machine. When I try ctrl+a'ing, copying, and pasting an entire 400 page document, it HIGHLIGHTS everything, but when I copy , I notice ...
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Windows audio/visual notification that a copy event has occurred

I'm not entirely sure why the copy function triggered either via the keyboard or mouse does not register. I would really appreciate if there was a way to have some audio or visual queue that a copy ...
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VBA Code to copy and paste to last row in another sheet

Sub CopyRowsWithNUMBER() Dim c As Range Dim j As Integer Dim Source As Worksheet Dim Target As Worksheet Set Source = ActiveWorkbook.Worksheets("Completed Items") Set Target = ...
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Copy and paste does not work with free-selection tool in GIMP

I have started using GIMP 2.10.8 on Linux and want to cut an arbitrary piece of an image, copy, and paste it. All image editing programs support this except GIMP - why? Step-by-step reproduction of ...
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XCOPY only files from a parent folder and from all its subforlders to a new folder in Windows?

I was searching a lot of times how to copy all the files of different extensions from a folder and all its subfolders to a new folder without copying the folders itself using Batch File. I mean ONLY ...
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Copy and paste is not working in my VirtualBox [duplicate]

Recently, I want to transfer some files and folders from my Windows computer to the VirtualBox. However, I just find that the function of copy and paste is not working, but I am sure that I have ...
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how to copy all code in vim with invalid register name?

I'm trying to select all the code in my vim editor in a putty session on my windows 10 and paste it on notepad in windows 10. once I get into vim with terminal command vim code.s on ubuntu I've tried ...

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