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Questions tagged [paste]

Questions about to putting something copied or cut from a computer document into another part of the document or into another document or program

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How to paste sparse columns so they line up with existing data?

So, I have a spreadsheet with about 5000 rows. Each of these rows has a unique number in column A, followed by some data in column B: | A | B | |-------|------------| | 5142 | Test ...
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RDS Drive and Clipboard Redirection Not Working

I am experiencing an RDS Clipboard Redirection problem that is driving me crazy. I have an RDS environment with one gateway server 2012 r2. Users are not able to copy and paste to between client and ...
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Force Word 2013 to always paste images in-line with text

For years (ages?) I've been pasting images to Word and it always was pasting them with: Layout Options > In Line with Text > In Line with Text Since I've been using this paste mode for about 20+ ...
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Excel chart into Word - losing underlines

I am trying to copy an Excel chart into Word as a picture but I am losing the underlines under certain cells. I am copying as a picture (alt+H, C, P, P, Enter), and pasting into word as a picture (Alt+...
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How to disable right-click to paste in PowerShell?

How can I disable right-click to paste in PowerShell? From other programs I have a habit of right-clicking for context menu, and depending on the contents of the clipboard, in PowerShell this can be ...
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autohotkeys - pastes from clipboard instead of intended hotkey phrase

When I type in a hotkey command (ex. .shave) instead of filling in the intended Autohotkey phrase, it just pasts whatever I copied previously, i.e. what is on my clipboard. I'm using Autohotkeys in ...
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Pasting an image: Bitmap vs Device Independent Bitmap?

When pasting an image into a program, what is an easy way to determine whether I should paste as Bitmap or paste as Device Independent Bitmap? The best I can find is this nugget from Microsoft ...
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Fully disable bracketed paste

Quite often I will paste something and the beginning and end will be missing. I learned that this is an issue with bracketed paste mode and I added an alias that does: printf "\e[?2004l"' This ...
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Getting paste from specific cell

i want to copy a range starting from cell B to Cell N in columms but in Rows it can go to even 1000 i want a macro that start pasting any data from B:10 and nowhere else.P.S. The data is dynamic which ...
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Outlook inserts a line break when pasting formatted text

Whenever I paste code into an email composition window (which I am sure does not contain any leading or trailing newlines), it inserts an unwanted line break. For example, if I have a simple list, ...
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MS office 2016 excel paste values with transpose

Is it possible to make this paste option (paste only values with transpose at the same time). As it shown on the schreenshot: and having one button for this option in drop-down menu here:
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Office 2013 - Pasting excel cells into Word table

I have a word document with a table of 30 rows and 5 columns. The cells are blank at the start. I have excel data that I select to paste into the word table. I want to maintain the Word formatting, ...
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In excel 2010, pushing ctrl+x will delete the highlighted words. They are not saved to the clipboard. Can't be recovered with undo. Why?

UPDATE: This only seems to happen when I push Ctrl+X, then Ctrl+C after. This will erase the cut from the clipboard and Ctrl+Z will not undo the cut. When I am editing text (in this case, Japanese ...
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ls add host name prefix?

Is there a compact way to list files, with the host name prepended? My efforts to combine ls, xargs, paste and process substitution have failed me. This is the best I came up with: ls * | paste <...
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How to add repeating text that you know will change later

I use Paste Special (Paste Link) when I am repeating text in Excel 2010, but I can't find a similar function in Word. I need to be able to paste text in several areas of a document, and then update ...
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MS Excel: If a cell contains specific keyword, then add it to a specific table

I am pasting my payments data from bank into a new Excel file consisting of 3 columns: Date Description Amount of money withdrawn Is there a way to make Excel look for specific words in the ...
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Windows 7 running on Acer Aspire laptop cannot Paste in Windows Explorer

I have had a problem with Copy & Paste in Windows Explorer for about 2 weeks. Web pages are OK, Word is OK. I have tried with an external mouse and with the built in mouse, using the Windows ...
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Libre office writer pasting images

Once I have copied and pasted an image to my document, how do I make it fit to the page proportionately? Do i have to do it manually? Or is there a button or easier way I can do this?
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CMD Command Copy and paste

I want to make a .CMD/.BAT program that copies a cmd command like: title Ipconfig Copy ipconfig /all ... This program is not completed because I want to copy all information and addresses of ...
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Clubbing two files after every 12 lines in hp-ux system

I have two large files .one file contains 0-12 Hrs of data and other contain 13-23 hours of data . I want to merge it in a single file with 23-0 hours for each combination. ex : file1 abcdefg00 ...
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Cannot remove folder. The file name or extension is too long while copying an extracted folder from its original location to another location [duplicate]

I use this Object Relational Mapping (ORM) framework namely Hibernate to develop Java EE applications which is available as a downloadable zip file for windows having several deeply nested directory ...
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Paste special text leaves trailing spaces in Excel

I wrote a script that creates an HTML table like this for a coworker: <table> <tr> <td>06/21/2014</td> <td>AAA</td> </tr> <tr&...
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How can I copy text while perserving its format from a website, when pasting on SE?

How can formatting from websites be copied and pasted, or efficiently replicated? I must eschew pasting only text and then formatting myself from scratch. E.g. Wiktionary always contains bolds, ...
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How to paste plain text in IE11?

Some browsers support pasting of non-formatted text from the clipboard - for instance, Opera Next implements this through the context menu or CTRL+SHIFT+V. However, I need this in IE, which is built-...
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Office 2013 - Paste Special Shows 'Unformatted Unicode Text' only - Show Options Turned on in Advanced Options

About two weeks ago my "Paste Special" stopped working in Office 2013 products. Before, I could paste and choose how I wanted it to work. But, since, all I have in the Paste Special options is '...
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LC_date like option for excel sheet (possible in libre office)

Windows 8.1, office 2013, english interface - danish region. When working in excel I often paste dates from another application. These dates are in the form Januar 2013. When pasting, it seems excel ...
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How can I bind keys for pasting different texts in Linux?

When I answer my numerous e-mails I usually choose from 5-6 sentences, and simply copy-paste them. It would be useful to bind them to hot keys, for example Ctrl+Shift+1, Ctrl+Shift+2, etc. Is there ...
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How to paste a link in many lines, instead of pasting it manually every time, using notepad++?

I hope this is possible, but didn't manage to find it. Image for clarification:
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Does Outlook 2007 have “paste special” keyboard shortcuts like Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2010, you can paste something and an icon appears next to what you pasted letting you know you have additional options. You can activate the paste special context menu by hovering the ...
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Paste a URL in terminal using bash script on Ubuntu

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. I need to write a Bash script which would automatically paste a URL to the terminal without having to press CtrlShiftV on the keyboard. The script contains the command: wget -O ...
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How do I disable pastying into my xterm?

Many times I have accedentally pasted into my Xterm window, with the result that whatever text is pasted in is executed by my shell (zsh). I would like to know if I can disable pasting into Xterm. ...
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Shift-Insert to paste in Mac OS X?

Any clue how to get Shift-Insert to paste in OS X using a windows keyboard? I use the mouse on the left side so command-v is makes me switch back and forth a lot. I have had no luck with any of my ...
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Excel copy-paste: always match destination formatting

I use Excel to crunch numbers, so I usually don't want to copy the formatting along with the text. But this is the default. Is there a way to default to always match destination formatting when ...
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Can't find the paste function called 'Match Destination formation'

I cannot see the Paste Special option f 'Match Destination formating' in Exce l 2010. I use this when subtotalling and then copying out data to another worksheet.
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Excel macro to look up data from a database and copy it to another Excel file or sheet

I have an excel file which looks up and calculates data for a given date. It works as follows: You enter the date in a specific cell (input) and in the same sheet the required data appears (20 cells). ...
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Can I paste rich text and preserve formatting?

I have an Excel sheet and I paste text into a text box. I'm trying to copy+paste a source code from Eclipse and to preserve syntax highlighting and preserve tabs (code formatting). Syntax ...
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Automatically change to paste mode when pasting from clipboard

As far as I know, there is no autocmd event for copying and pasting. So I was curious if it is possible to write a script that toggles paste mode when the clipboard is used for paste. If it can handle ...
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Using paste command to join with multiple character delimiter

I have a file which gets generated based on the arguments and it has the following contents. 2012-12-31 2012-12-30 2012-12-29 Now, these are actually date partitions for hive query. So, I want to ...
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AppleScript to paste clipboard into current application

I thought this would be simple... I want an AppleScript that launches Plain Clip and then pastes the clipboard into the current document where the cursor is. My script launches Plain Clip (a format-...
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The fastest way to paste copied Excel cells with paste option `value & keep original format`

When copying cells, I often need to keep value & formation of the cell but NOT the original formulas. Copying large range of cells, I couldn't see the paste icon to choose the associative options....
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Word 2010 is automatically cropping image being insterted

Word 2010 is automatically cropping image being insterted like this: The million dollar question is why? I have this problem only in this particular section of this document. There is no such problem ...
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PuTTY pastes the terminal selection rather than the clipboard

PuTTY/KiTTY/etc. have an option to bring up a right-click menu with a Paste option in it, rather than instantly pasting. The problem with this is that if there is a selection in the terminal then ...
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Is there a browser extension that bypasses restrictions of pasting passwords?

As one example out of many, if you go to https://appleid.apple.com and click to manage your account, you can't paste your password in the password field. There is some javascript that prevents that. ...
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Pasting into Vista console windows broke, why?

I use Windows Vista x64 and regularly use command line windows, for instance CMD.EXE. I have enabled QuickEdit Mode (and Insert Mode and AutoComplete), to be able to quickly copy and paste text from ...
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Firefox Plugin or anyother to List shortcuts

Inspired by usage of SE sites, I frequently have to flag Off topic post and write a comment telling OP to make the post on a different SE site. Usually, I go to the bottom of the page to retrieve the ...
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Vim: how to paste a block of text at the end of multiple lines?

Say I have a block of text like this: // Comment1 // Comment2 // Comment3 And I want to append each of these lines to the end of 3 corresponding lines of code: foo = 1; bar = 2; baz = 3; So that ...
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Is there a key combination to cycle through clipboard history when pasting in windows?

In Visual Studio, I can cycle through my clipboard history by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+V rather than CTRL+V. I believe it's called a clipboard ring. But that feature doesn't seem to exist outside of Visual ...
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Embedding an image into Email without increasing the size to MBs

If I paste an image from PDF or Powerpoint, as an embedded object to appear in an email (eg, an invitation) - it blows the size out to 2MB etc. How do I paste it so the picture is of good quality but ...
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free cmd/powershell replacement with normal copy paste

I don't know why, but I hate pressing ctrl+v and getting ^V in the powershell and cmd windows. I always do it and then I have to back space it, out find my mouse, then right click, and select paste. ...
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How can I merge files line by line in the Windows command line?

In dos, is there a way to merge a set of files so that for instance 1.txt a b c and 2.txt 1 2 3 becomes merged.txt a 1 b 2 c 3 Just like the paste command on *nix systems