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The clipboard is a part of memory where you can place content into. Adding the next element usually removes the previous.

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ClickPaste (paste or insert clipboard/pasteboard by typing) for macOS?

This is a real gem when working with various scenarios such as virtual machines, but I've yet to find something like it for macOS: https://github.com/Collective-Software/ClickPaste Anyone know of such ...
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Linux tool to automatically grab and store URLs from clipboard

I'm looking for a tool that periodically reads the content of my clipboard, scans it for any links/URLs found and saves those as some kind of bookmarks. I often need to extract and store multiple URLs ...
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Chrome plugin to upload image directly from clipboard?

I often have this workflow when I need to upload a picture to Trello (or other webapps) I have a picture open in photoshop with a selection Control+Shift+C to copy the selection to clipboard File -> ...
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Clipboard Manager for Windows that allows one paste of all items in one fell swoop

I need a feature I haven't been able to figure out in my existing clipboard manager, Arsclip: I'd like to be able to paste all the existing entries in the clipboard list with just one or two clicks or ...
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Android vim keyboard associated with Android clipboard (for editing text with vim commands)

The vim text editor which runs on Linux and Windows and also under several versions such as viPlugin in several IDEs and as DroidVim under Android is great. However, it would be nice if in Android I ...
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Utility to populate clipboard from a selection of pre-saved texts

Having to use a somewhat stupid web application where I have to fill in the same or very similar texts over and over, I wondered whether there exists a utility that has the following features: Allow ...
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Eclipse plugin to automatically copy the variables to the clipboard when clicking on them

I am looking for an Eclipse plugin that can allow to automatically copy the variables to the clipboard when clicking on them in Eclipse. E.g. if I click like this: The clipboard should then contain ...
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Best program or clipboard manager to trim whitespace from Windows clipboard on copy/paste?

Is there a program, or a clipboard manager with a plugin for Windows that can automatically trim the beginning and ending whitespace from text copied into the clipboard before pasting? I've found ...
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Translate the text in my clipboard into another language

I am looking for a program for Windows 10 that can automatically translate the text in my clipboard into another language: e.g., whenever I copy a text in English, it'd translate it into French, so ...
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Clipboard manager or other utility which will copy the text from a defined region on the screen each time

There are screenshot utilities which take a picture, as an image, of a defined rectangle of user-defined dimensions (such as the one by Donation Coder). I need something similar, but to copy text. ...
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Clipboard file sync without full remote

I would like to have something like the clipboard file sync in AnyDesk and Teamviewer but without all the rest of the features like remote desktop, etc. Something that i can keep running in the ...
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Android App that does regex find-replace on clipboard

I'm looking for an Android App that I can set a matching regex pattern "like in ClipRx" for the frequently updated clipboard content. Once it finds a specific match, it applies the RegEx finds-replace ...
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Chrome extension to copy the link & URL of the page as a single line Rich Text Format hyperlink to the clipboard

I'm looking for a Chrome extension that will copy both the URL and title of the current page to the clipboard. It should copy both the title and URL in the form of Rich Text Format. The title is the "...
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Windows clipboard manager with shortcuts for most-recently-copied items

I use a Mac, and many of the Mac clipboard managers allow one to assign shortcuts to each of the most-recently-copied items. I use CopyLess, and here I've assigned CMD-OPT-1 through CMD-OPT-0 to the ...
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Firefox extension to copy the title and URL of the page to the clipboard

I'm looking for a Firefox extension that will copy both the URL and Title of the current page to the clipboard. Ideally, this would happen when you press ctrl-c without anything selected. Adding a ...
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Word processing software or other text-based tool that can "find" text with complex formatting

Follow up to my question here, I'm looking for word processing software or other text-based tool that can "find" text with complex (ie. formats not applied to the entire string) formatting, ...
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No-cloud copy/paste app for Android/Linux

I often need to copy/paste text between my Android and my Linux (latest Ubuntu out-of-the-box). Requirements: Work even with no USB cable connected Works without sending my data to any cloud service....
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Windows application to see clipboard contents (hex/text)

I am looking for a tool (free) that makes it possible to see the clipboard contents in different formats. It would be nice to have a hex editor inside it in order to see the true contents of the ...
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Linux Clipboard Manager that allows push _and_ pop

Clipboard managers obviously allow users to "push" snippets onto a stack. The problem is that to paste them we usually have to go to a menu and choose which one we want. Often, I need to ...
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Modern Mac clipboard archiver

I've always used Jumpcut, but it seems to be acting strangely on macOS 10.13 (High Sierra). It hasn't been updated since January 2009. Does anyone know of an alternative? Jumpcut will remember ...
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Copy selection to clipboard automatically

I am looking for a program that can copy any selected text to the clipboard automatically. E.g. if I select some text in Microsoft Word, it should automatically copy it to the clipboard. The Google ...
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Copy unselectable text - Fooview like app for Windows

Is there any app for Windows to copy unselectable text? Something like the Android app FooView does? Sample unselectable text from a Windows settings screen:
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Cygwin alternative for OSX pbcopy?

Is there a Cygwin alternative for OS X's pbcopy? From Mac Developer Library man page pbcopy, pbpaste - provide copying and pasting to the pasteboard (the Clipboard) from command line
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Program to clear the clipboard after an interval

I want a program that automatically clears my clipboard 10 minutes after I copy something. I don't want it to clear my clipboard every 10 minutes, as there is plenty of programs out there to do that, ...
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Autotype Windows clipboard contents (password) into webpage that blocks Paste

I need a simple utility that can "type" (not paste) the contents of the Clipboard. I want to copy a password from a Password Manager tool to the Windows Clipboard, then use this utility to "type" the ...
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Tool to append all copied text to a file

What I'd want is a tool where, every time I copy something from anywhere, to append it to a text file, either within such tool, or to a custom file. I know there are several clipboard managers, which ...
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Browser extension to allow copy-and-paste picture insertion to a Stack Exchange question or answer

I'm looking for a browser extension (Google Chrome preferred) that can allow copy-and-paste picture insertion to a Stack Exchange question or answer, just like we can do in the Gmail compose box. I ...
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Share clipboard across multiple Win10 PCs

I am looking for a soft- or a soft- and hardware solution to transfer the clipboard from one Win10 machine to another. One of the two computers is only allowed to access certain addresses via VPN ...
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Clipboard application to share copied data between multiple PCs

I am looking for a free clipboard software that works on Windows through which I can access the copied data in multiple PCs. What I meant is, if I copied some text in one PC it should be available in ...
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Copy & paste texts omitting leading/trailing white spaces

Looking for utility/macro/plugin to paste texts from clipboard omitting leading/trailing white spaces. Couldn't find this feature in macros in PhraseExpress or utilities like PureText. Thanks.
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Tool to remember clipboard content

Often I use the same terms/sentances/code-segments and want to reuse them during development. I could define snippets in my IDE but I want to use those anywhere and I want to be able to search in ...
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Copy/paste clipboard software with a special feature

Is there a lightweight/freeware copy/paste clipboard manager that does this: Select Hello Blabla (i.e. two words separated by a space) [Copy shortcut] [Paste1 shortcut] => pastes Hello [Paste2 ...
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Is there a way to save/export to clipboard?

Word 2013-Inkscape bad interoperability brought me to this question. When I want to use my Inkscape graphics in word, I either have to: 1. Save as... -> .EMF; 2. Export PNG ...then navigate in word or ...
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"Recording" clipboard on Windows 10

Is there a Windows 10 utility for "recording" the Clipboard to a (text-)file? I looked Microsoft Store and there were hundreds of Clipboard-mangers and the likes, so I have no idea which one to pick. ...
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Android clipboard manager

I have used Clipper Synch for long time. It works. However I can not turn off the sync easily when I copy e.g. passwords. (I don't want private info in their cloud.) I think it once had a turn off ...
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Clipboard Buffer like in IntelliJ IDEa

IntelliJ IDEa, which is a development tool has this amazing feature, where it remembers what you copied and it allows you to paste different things you copied. You can - filter in your buffer by just ...
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Linux clipboard manager allowing to ignore selected programs

I'm looking for a clipboard manager for Linux that has an ability to exclude applications, for instance password managers. Something like Ditto in Windows would be perfect, with search and images etc....
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Copying a portion of the screen to the clipboard in Windows 7

I am looking for a program that can copy a portion of the screen to the clipboard in Windows 7. Upon hitting some keyboard shortcut, it would ask me to select the region of the screen that I want to ...
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Windows app to hold multiple items in clipboard

I am looking for a simple gratis windows app that will extend the clipboard to hold multiple items. I don't need much, and would like to keep it simple. Just something that will extend the clipboard ...
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Android clipborad which stores multiple texts

I am bascially looking for Ditto for Andoid. gratis can store multiple texts plus boilerplate let's me edit & delete them and search through them Please don't just Goole, or search Izzy's site - ...
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Output characters from the clipboard one-by-one, as if typing

I can not find a program for Windows 10. I would like to dump the entire contents of the clipboard (Ctrl + V). character - delay - character - delay - character - etc.. Something like a typewriter. ...
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Clipboard manager with ability exclude applications

I'm looking for a Windows clipboard manager (but if it is cross-platform it would be nice) similar to ClipX and working on Windows 7 and up. The app should have several obligate features (in order ...
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EPUB reader for Windows with copy support

Currently, I'm using Sumatra PDF to read EPUBs on my Windows desktop. Unfortunately, it doesn't allow copying text to my clipboard. What's a good EPUB reader that allows my to copy interesting ...
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Software to modify text in a clipboard with hotkey

So I need a piece of software that does the following: I have say the text string "ABCDEF" in my clipboard I press a hotkey I have the text string "ABCDEF+GHI" in my clipboard Now I can paste the ...
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Universal copy & paste (like in Pushbullet)

Pushbullet was amazingly copying the contents of the clipboard amongst all devices - now it put the feature behind a paywall - and not a cheap one. I presume there is either a free alternative or ...
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Copy title of the active window to the clipboard in Microsoft Windows

I am looking for a Microsoft Windows program that can copy the title of the selected window to the clipboard. Preferably, with a keyboard shortcut. Any license or price is fine.
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Software to remove formatting on the clipboard automatically

I'm looking for a tool that will remove formatting on my clipboard automatically as I paste text. I would like the application to meet these requirements, Compatible with Windows 10 Gratis Some ...
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Exchange text between web/desktop and devices

Often I have some text on a desktop that I want to put in an SMS for example. Which software can help me to easily do this exchange? Devices are iPhone, but also Android. Exchange by Internet is ...
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Crop out the surrounding white space of the image in the clipboard

I am looking for a program that can crop out the surrounding white space of the image in the clipboard. The resulting image should be placed in the clipboard. It should work on Microsoft Windows 7. ...
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Software to add text to image

I am looking for a software that allows me to add text to a picture and to easily select and customize the text. It should have these requirements: Easy to add image from clipboard. I usually copy ...