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I am look for a app for auto pasting text when there is change in clipboard. The use case is that I have the android in sync with my laptop's clipboard, so when I write something on my laptop (usually in vim), it will be available in android immediately. But I still have to long tap the android device and select paste, and this interrupts the workflow. I am wondering if there is an app to solve this problem.

(BTW, the app I am using for syncing clipboards is called Clipbrd.)

The auto-paste should work as a service which I can toggle on when needed (and off when done), so it auto-pastes content to any app running in the foreground whenever new clipboard content is received while it's "turned on" – and doesn't interfere with whatever I'm doing when it's "turned off".

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This does not directly address your requirement, but offeres a better-than-nothing workaround:

You can use Hacker's Keyboard. If you configure "Keyboard mode" to full 5-row layout and "Ctrl key code" to Left Ctrl, then you can use the Ctrl-v shortcut to paste just like you do on a computer. The difference is that the Ctrl key is sticky. So you can paste the clipboard in two taps or just one quick swipe from Ctrl to v

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  • Wow – didn't know that HK could do that. It's no auto-paste as the OP wished for, but a single "swipe" is definitely an improvement to his situation, too! – Izzy Sep 25 '14 at 15:59
  • @Izzy Right, it's not a direct answer. I wasn't sure if it would be better off as an answer or a comment, but maybe more people will see it here – Tymric Sep 25 '14 at 16:22
  • Perfectly fine to me (I already upvoted it)! Not sure if some auto-paste is available at all. And if so, it might be "disturbing" sometimes. Let's ask the OP for some more specifics. – Izzy Sep 25 '14 at 16:25

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