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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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When replacing thermal paste, do existing thermal pads have to be replaced?

I'm just replacing thermal paste on a laptop. I've found however there are some thermal pads applied with about 3 years, already with the shape of the heatsink. Do I have to replace the termal pads as ...
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How to convert a numbered list into a list with static ("unformatted") numbers that don't change automatically when the list is edited?

I often get Word documents converted from books in PDF format that have complicated nested chapter and chapter section numberings in the headers of the document, and I need to convert these numbered ...
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USB 3 slow speed: ~8 mb/s

I have a Z390 ASUS Maximus XI Hero with 3.1 USB support and a Toshiba KIOXIA TransMemory U366 USB Flash Drive 32GB USB3.2 Flash advertised with 100 MB/s. Yet when I copy anything, I end up with this ...
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Copying to Microsoft Excel with specs of text

When I copy text from another program to Excel, it does not preserve the properties of the text, such as being bold or italic. It pastes it as a plain text. Is there any way to save the text to Excel ...
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I am running an app in 'xterm' under MacOS or Linux. Can I disable the middle mouse button paste? [duplicate]

Do you know of an application that runs on xterm, and uses all the mouse buttons with all the modifiers? Or an argument to show this is not possible? I have an application that uses the mouse. I ...
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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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CTL-Y no longer works

Suddenly the highlighting color, when copying changed from gray to yellow. CTL-Y no longer works, When I try it I get: Symbol's function definition is void: x-cut-buffer-or-selection-value. My .emacs ...
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Cut entire cell, based on specific text in cell, and paste to new cell

I have a six-column table in excel that I am using with a barcode scanner. We are scanning custom QR codes that display text into each cell. The scan starts with scanning the employee's QR code on ...
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Logging into Windows 11 account using a pasted password

I have a separate admin account on my home PC, to make it less likely I will go into the admin account I want to give it an extremely long alpha-numeric password that is near enough impossible for the ...
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Is it possible in excel to output value into blank cell without using paste special?

Is there any function or other way that takes result of formula and pastes value to given blank cell without formula? It's quite annoying to use copy paste special->value or it's derivates. For ...
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How can one paste bookmark references or fields as plain text in Word?

I have a Word document with fields wherein text is generated by other parts of the document. I would like to be able to paste some parts of that document as text, so that the fields don't display the &...
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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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What is the keyboard shortcut for pasting without formatting in Powerpoint?

In Microsoft Powerpoint 2019, if I want to paste using: Ctrl + Shift + V, that doesn't work, what is the new shortcut?
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Automatically paste copied text from browser into terminal

I was wondering if it's possible to automatically paste copied text from browser (Firefox) into terminal? (Linux) When working with something like a tutorial in Github the auto command text copy ...
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Always enable paste in Google Chrome?

Is there a way where I can disable JavaScript from disabling paste in Google Chrome. I don't want JS to be able to stop my pasting into a field. I want paste to always been enabled.
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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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How to avoid the dreaded Data Table when copying and pasting charts in Libreoffice Calc

Libreoffice Calc has a curious and frustrating behaviour, in that when copying a chart from one tab to another in a workbook, in the majority of cases the duplicated chart is furnished with a copy of ...
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Pasting into terminal, two steps vs one step [duplicate]

This is a weird problem -- for pasting text into terminal, I've seen two types of behaviors, two steps vs one step, and I had never figured out why. Let me start with the "one step" behavior,...
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Changing the Microsoft Word paste option for Excel tables?

Is there a way to adjust default Microsoft Word paste option such that it paste table Excel as linked object in HTML Format? In the other words, I want the past/Paste special/past link/HTML Format be ...
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Set one-key shortcut for paste in Inkscape

How can I make a one-key shortcut for "paste" only in Inkscape v1.0 (not in any other program). Instead of pressing Ctrl+V I want to press only V (or any other key, I don't care which one) ...
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Copy Text with Syntax Highlighting option not available in Notepad++ plugin commands

I'm trying to copy code from Notepad++ and copy the formatting to MSWord. I have this on one PC and it works fine, but it is downloaded to another and the option to Copy Text with Syntax Highlighting ...
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Error Excel data being pasted is not the same size as the selection

How can the following text be pasted in a 3*3 grid in Excel? When I try to do so, I get an error message stating that the data being pasted is not the same size as the selection. 12000 0 10 24524 ...
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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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Not able to copy/paste using xclip from Vmware Kali Guest's terminal to Debian 10 Host's terminal

I can't copy/paste between host and guest terminals when using xclip. Is it possible? or do I need another solution to copy/paste between command lines of VM's and Hosts?
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Can I simply cut and paste a program from C drive onto another partition and still be able to run the program?

I cut and pasted some programs from C drive to another partition to free up some space in the C drive. Now the programs don't run. Should I move the programs back to C drive again?
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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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Multi-line text replacement on macOS or iOS

My work requires me to constantly paste the same messages into text boxes, which I then tweak and customize for each customer. But the pasted message remains exactly the same. There I times when I ...
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Why does it take 9.5 seconds to paste text into a large Microsoft OneNote notebook page?

Example: I copied the title text from a pdf document in Preview on Mac OS X. Here is the clipboard content after the copy: Paste into Microsoft OneNote using Regular paste (Ctrl-V) Menu: 'Paste -> ...
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logitech mouse shorts over rdp

I have a logitech g602 and i have created shortcuts on the mouse G-buttons for copy and paste. I want to see if its possible for me to use the same shortcuts when im working on an RDP machine. I do a ...
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Excel apply complicated formula to existing cells value without copy/paste

I want to apply the formula =TEXT(A1,IF(A1-INT(A1)=0,"0","#.####")) to existing cells with numbers without doing copy and paste. The existing spreadsheet is already big and ...
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Copy & Paste format from Excel into Word or Outlook

Recently, when I copy seven digit numbers from Excel and paste them into Outlook or Word, it pastes them as scientific notation and not as the seven digit numbers that I see them in Excel. I have ...
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How can I force Ditto to paste the selected clipboard item to the currently active window?

How can I force Ditto to paste the selected clipboard item to the currently active window? For example, I select the clipboard #8 (cadium): I would like it to be pasted to the currently active ...
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Paste a text with Autohotkey containing special characters

I'm using Word for making index cards for my studies and often I need to use the Equation feature. There's no hotkey for the subscripts and always opening the menu and chosing the desired one is ...
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How do Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V work?

I was always wondering what happens under the hood (in the operating system) when I copy an image (selecting it and using Ctrl+C) into a Word file (pasting it with Ctrl+V), for example.
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How to paste when using tmux on a remote server with putty [duplicate]

If I start tmux on a remote server while using putty I can't paste using right click.
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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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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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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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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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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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