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

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Copy/paste intermittently doesn't work on Ubuntu and macOS but fine on Windows 10, ideas on what could cause?

I have a computer where I dual boot the newest version of Ubuntu 22.04.3 and Windows 10. I also have a work laptop Apple MacBook that's fairly new with M1 chip. The issue I'm facing is inconsistent ...
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How can I save the transcript of a live chat? [closed]

Some companies offer customer support via live chat on their website. Some live chats offer the option to save or email a transcript of the chat. Some live chats do not allow saving or emailing the ...
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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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Script to automatically copy the next line of text from a text file each time I paste it somewhere

I have a text file that contains some information on each line. I want to copy automatically the first line of the file, and then paste it somewhere else. As soon as I paste that line, I again want to ...
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How do I copy text from vim on a remote host in Terminal, to local MacOS clipboard?

I've googled the heck out of this but nothing I try solves the problem. Help? Context I'm running vim on a remote linux machine, which I ssh to in Terminal.app. I have root on the remote machine, so ...
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Pasting into an SSH session has repeating paste issues

This happens regardless of the SSH client (including PuTTY, KiTTY, and MobaXterm). Pasting with Shift+Insert (since nothing else but a right-click will work) into an SSH terminal alongside other quick ...
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Can't paste directory from Windows to Lubuntu over RDP

I have my windows 10 laptop and a RDP connection to Lubuntu 20.04 which is running in vmware-sphere. Clipboard is selected in RDP session and vmtools are installed. I can copy&paste text and ...
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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 to copy text (Questions & Answers) from a Windows Notepad to a Microsoft Word template file?

Following are the details: The Windows Notepad text consists of Questions and corresponding Answers, generated ASR software. All Questions and Answers start in a new line. Microsoft Word file is a ...
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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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Bring back "Copy, but keep both files" option in Windows 10? Some users seem to have it, others don't

Somewhere during the release of Windows 8, the option to "keep both files" for whenever you copy a file with the same filename from a different directory was removed. It was instead replaced ...
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How can I copy and paste conditional formatting over a range of cells, and include an offset so the reference values change as well?

Afternoon, on whatever version of excel comes with Office365 Basically I need to format a cell based on if the other cell has data. I have used the =not(isblank(b1)) in conditional formatting to turn ...
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Excel - paste *only* number formatting

Is it possible to copy/paste only number formatting in Excel. There are various paste special options. In particular Formulas/Number Formats and Values/Number Formats. But is there a way to paste only ...
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Copy output from Google Colaboratory and Paste in Excel

Given a Colab notebook with the following cell url = 'https://files.grouplens.org/datasets/movielens/ml-latest-small.zip' extract_zip(download_url(url, '.'), '.') movies_path = './ml-latest-small/...
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VBA to copy and paste Range Values is too slow

I'm using this code and it works just fine but it runs very slow. Does someone has a different approach for this? Sub CopyPaste() Dim sourcerange As Workbook Dim currentrange As Workbook Dim r As ...
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Increase the number of lines that can be pasted in PuTTY

I use R and recently started working with a Linux server for my job. We are using PuTTY to communicate with the server. With our current workflow, we write scripts in RStudio on our local computers/...
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Single Kanji alters when pasted from Illustrator to VS Code

I am encountering an unusual issue while working with Japanese Kanji characters. I use Adobe Illustrator for some of my tasks, and often need to copy text from Illustrator and paste it into Visual ...
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Can't copy/paste in Word: "Word has encountered a probIem"

Word won't let me copy/paste. When I try to copy, Word at least looks like it's copying. When I select text and hit Ctrl+C, the Paste button lights up in the ribbon. When I select text and hit Ctrl+X, ...
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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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With Microsoft Edge, how to copy bullet list from one WebPage to another ? why does Paste of Bullet List contain invalid HTML?

I need help to copy selected text (from from Microsoft Community Website) which is a bullet list to another for posting; With Edge, copying bullets incurs invalid HTML information Edge App - copy ...
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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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VMWare Workstation: host to guest pasting stopped working after host Ubuntu upgrade to 22.04

VMWare Workstation: 17.01 Guest OS: Windows 10. After upgrading host Ubuntu 20.04 => 22.04, VMWare Workstation copy/paste function is broken. Host => Guest: Copy/Cut text: unable to paste in ...
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Copy and preserve formatting when copy pasting from WhatsApp web to any editor

I have WhatsApp open in a browser using WhatsApp web. There are messages that I receive that have formatting included, say bolding of a few words, italics, underlines etc. Now I want to copy the ...
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Copy files with specific names into different folders

I need to copy many files into different folders. My files look like this: aaa_280_, aaa_281_, aaa_282_ They are all in one source folder. The destination folders look like this: xy_280, xy_281, ... ...
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Can't remove hidden characters?

I'm trying to make a simple tool for my job where I can decline job listings for a specific reason simply by checking their boxes and then copying and pasting the final cell where it will compile all ...
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Paste rich text from Google Docs into Thunderbird. How to change the Image handling?

I'm preparing a quotation for a client. I'm doing it on a Google Docs using rich text (colors, bold, list-items, images, etc.) to later copy-paste it into an email composed in Mozilla Thunderbird. ...
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how to copy file/folder and preserve their creation date on windows 10

When I ran out of storage I brought a new Hard disk and of course I needed to copy all my data from my old hard disk to the new one. when I tried to manage the copied files over the new hard disk I ...
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Automate copying new file in specific folder to clipboard

I'm using a macOS app to create GIFs (called GifFox) but the app does not offer a feature to auto-save to clipboard. However, I can define the location the GIF will be saved to. How can I create an ...
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CTRL+V sometimes adds the number 8 to pasted text or just pastes the number 8

In my Windows 10 laptop, I have this weird intermittent behavior while pasting text using CTRL+V. It sometimes adds the number 8 to the pasted text or just pastes the number 8. For e.g. if I copy/cut ...
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Can't copy the letters "ti" in a .pdf if in Calibri 12pt and made using Print>save to PDF

When I save a document as a .pdf via Print>save to PDF, every single instance of the letters "ti" in 12pt Calibri in the .pdf will no longer be copied once the document reaches a ...
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File Explorer Crash When Copy/Move Files Windows 11

First of all, I already knew the issue, and already "googling" & did multiple possible solutions to fix File Explorer Crash When Copy/Move Files. But unfortunately, the issue still not ...
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Microsoft Teams copy/paste exact highlighted text? Do not include message metadata

Microsoft Teams injects a bunch of annoying text when you try to copy/paste a highlighted message. as you can see, I've highlighted the message text. I then copy/paste using the standard Mac keyboard ...
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For an app with broken clipboard behavior, can I route the paste buffer as though it were coming from the keyboard in macOS Monterey?

I have a remote connection to a VM that is a bit of a problem. If I want to paste text into the remote machine, I'm just boned - the software that is hosting the connection is passing the Command+V (...
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How to copy paste e-mail or passwords on a website, which prevents this?

Some (in my opinion badly designed) websites, prevent you copy paste your password or e-mail into "repeat" fields. In my opinion this is an idiotic design making user experience horrible. ...
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I'm trying to review file copies and movement on a system

I'm looking to find a way to review either in real time or through history Windows explorer file movements on a Windows 10, 11 or server 2019 OS. I've been googling for a bit and I've only found Index....
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Stop Chrome from prepending protocol to IP addresses in address bar

This seems like a simple question to me, but I can't find the question asked anywhere, let alone the answer. How can I stop Chrome from automaticaly prepending http:// whenever I copy an IP address (...
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Libre Office Calc paste as column

I want to copy data from the clipboard to a column on Libre Office Calc This is my data example 48032, 50201/C, 50286, 50285, 50254, 50253, 50252, 50251, 50250, 50248, 50206/C, 50204/C, >50202/C, ...
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How to copy individual non adjacent cells and disable copy (in between cells) to windows clipboard [duplicate]

I have a range of cells e.g (“A1:A6”) , then I have used CTRL to copy only cells “A1” and “A6” . If I opened another file e.g (notepad) ,then paste , I found out that all the values of range (“A1:A6”) ...
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Pasting Copied image in Microsoft Word as Picture reduces its resolution

Whenever I try to copy an image in my Word document and paste it elsewhere in the Word document, if I chose paste option as Picture (U), the pasted image's resolution gets lowered. Can it be prevented ...
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Can't copy and paste between Linux host and vSphere Windows guest

Linux host: Archlinux Windows guest: Win10 with vmware-tools, copy & paste option of Windows guest are enabled I've tried VMRC and Workstation Pro, copy and paste only work in Gnome(X11), both ...
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Is there a way to completely disregard errors when copying files? [duplicate]

I am trying to copy an old drive onto something newer so I can more easily access files, but the problem is a considerable portion of the files result in CRC errors, this wouldn't be a problem if I ...
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Cannot copy files on another user account on Windows 11

We have 3 users on our Windows 11 PC. Main account (Administrator) Second account (Administrator) Third account (Standard user) The main account is working just fine, but the second and third cannot ...
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How to `Ctrl+C` copy to the system clipboard using vscodevim extension in vscode/codium without using the `v` mode's system clipboard register `"*y`?

I have already changed the Ctrl+Shift+C keybinding so that I do not enter a terminal when I press it, see Keybinding Ctrl + Shift + C opens a new external terminal in vscode/codium on Linux, how to ...
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Avoid Excel to chop off the last digits of my numbers

As indicated in this URL, the largest number Excel can handle is about 10^307. Nevertheless, Excel seems to have problems with smaller numbers too (about 10^17) as you can see from my example: I'm ...
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Assign Different Pastes to Key Combinations

I have three different pastes to insert into a document. Ctrl+v works for one of them. But I need to assign a key combination for the other two pastes, without clearing the clipboard paste buffer. The ...
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win 10 copy folder with symlinks

I have a folder with lots of nested folders and files, as usual how typical folders go. While I'm having trouble copying the folder (the progress simply freezes until explorer is killed/restarted), I ...
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How to copy and paste an HTML div table into, eg, Excel

How do you copy an HTML div table and paste it as a table? eg, I want to copy this comparison table into Excel, but instead of three columns I only get one. Those anti HTML table fascists have a lot ...
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Add copy-append and cut-append to Notepad++

Is it possible to do a 'copy-append' or 'cut-append' operation in Notepad++? (means, copy/cut current selection or line if nothing selected, and append it to the copy/paste buffer instead of replacing ...
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How to copy a large terminal history from Alacritty to the system clipboard - the Alacritty 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 system clipboard, and the ...
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