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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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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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how do i paste in LE text editor?

in LE text editor ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LE_(text_editor) ) how do i paste? i have tried right-clicking, left clicking, and ctrl+v to no avail, and when i do man le | grep -i paste | wc -l i ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...