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Windows 7 includes Snipping Tool as standard. You should be able to find it on Start menu > Accessories. You can assign a key to the shortcut. ie if you set it to S, you just have to press Ctrl + Alt + S to run it. Then you can use the mouse to select the area you want, and it will be copied to the clipboard. Or you can draw on top of the image, or save it ...


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You can use Ditto. It is Open-Source and uses a database in the background to store all your clipboard content. You can use a very wide range of settings to adjust it to your needs. How does it work? Use the Shortcut you defined to open the list of past clipboard contents. Select the one you want to use and copy it into your clipboard Insert wherever you ...


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When forced to use Windows, Greenshot (free and open source) is my choice for this task. It allows you to... capture a region as you described, by simply pressing the Print key capture the active window by pressing Alt+Print do some basic editing to your screenshot (annotate, arrows, etc.) upload to several image hosters, including Imgur, Flickr – but also ...


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I would stongly suggest Clipdiary. It is a powerful clipboard manager, which records every piece of data that goes to the Windows clipboard, meaning that you can easily retrieve any information that was once copied to the clipboard (if Clipdiary was running at that moment): Clipdiary clipboard utility saves not only text data, it also works with pictures, ...


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My recommendation clearly is CoLT. How it matches your requirements: Copy on Ctrl-C: Sorry, no – that would interfere with pre-defined shortcuts. But as your second option names Context Menu: Yes, definitely. Copies title and URL of current page: Sure. In different formats. Even by formats you define. So here come the goodies. First, it is operated via the ...


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In firefox urlbar: type in about:config and press enter. Then try this: type in dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled in the bar below the url bar, and set to false by double clicking on the true. This should disable clipboard manipulation.


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You can use Ditto: gratis works on Microsoft Windows 7 extend the clipboard to hold 2 or more items unsure how often it flushes the keyboard history to the hard drive, but it's pretty much lag free. there is a portable version. No idea how people can use a computer without some clipboard manager.


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You can use an Applescript (free, built into System 7, Mac OS 8, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X) script: Applescript: try the clipboard as text on error set the clipboard to " " end try tell application "System Events" keystroke (the clipboard as text) end tell To add some delay between each keystroke: Applescript: try set getClip to the clipboard as ...


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Without personal experience yet, taken from my list of Multi-device Clipboards for Android: You don't write which desktop environment you use. But if it's KDE, take a look at KDE Connect, which offers Shared clipboard: copy and paste between your devices. Share files and URLs to your computer from any app, without wires. Virtual touchpad: Use your ...


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You can accomplish this with an AutoHotKey script. According to their website: AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc. In your case, install AutoHotKey, save the following script into a plain text ...


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I recommend Copy Urls Expert, a good balance in terms of customization and ease of use. I needed a Firefox extension that could copy the web address (URL) of each tab into the system clipboard. Copy Urls Expert fits my needs and it matches the OP's requirements as well, so I've decided to add it to the answers. From the Firefox Add-ons page that I've ...


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Easy Copy (website) Allows you to copy the link and title of current tab through context menu or keyboard shortcut You can't use Ctrl+C to copy, Easy Copy uses Ctrl+Shift+Y instead. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be an option to configure custom shortcuts, but I could be wrong. Easy Copy uses pre-configured templates You can also add various ...


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I looked up every single clipboard manager program and finally found one that automatically scrubs whitespace from the beginning and end of copied text. http://www.clipboardfusion.com/ It can play a sound when the whitespace is "scrubbed" and there are optional find-and-replace options too. Really nice.


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The extension Create Link does exactly what you want, with the exception that you have to press an icon rather than press some keys on your keyboard. Instructions after it is installed: Click on the Icon Click on the "word" HTML Paste to Microsoft Word


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The program Free Clipboard Viewer will display the contents of the clipboard in all the different formats in which it is designed to be represented. It won't show data in a format for which it wasn't designed, which is good because it won't waste your time, but bad because it won't satisfy your curiosity.


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You could try Diodon, a simple and lightweight clipboard manager for Gnome with application indicator support. Apparently it aims to be the best integrated clipboard manager for the Gnome/GTK+ desktop, and it's the one I know that's still actively developed. News/Questions about the application can be found on the official homepage. I use it on Ubuntu 14....


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I'm using ArsClip for this: ArsClip configuration and Clipboard windows (source: PortableFreeware; click image for larger variant) Supports Windows XP to Windows 10 (which of course includes Windows 7) Extends the clipboard to hold more than 2 items (see right window in above screenshot) Is available in a portable version Is Freeware Is pretty much ...


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If you have Microsoft OneNote, you can use its screen clipping feature with Win+S. Pressing Win+S will fade the screen and let you select an area to be clipped, followed by a OneNote popup where you can tell OneNote to always have clippings copied to the clipboard (and to never pop up that window again). You also don't need to have OneNote running to do ...


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Apparently Cygwin has /dev/clipboard, so you can do stuff like echo test >/dev/clipboard. See also Fun with Cygwin's /dev/clipboard


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Microsoft Windows has a native solution that you can also use in Cygwin: clip. For example: systeminfo | clip Further details: Microsoft TechNet.


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Clipbrd exactly does that. Airdroid-It's new Clipboard feature can share clipboard content between Android and computer.


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I created the following AutoHotKey script ^g:: send, {ctrl down}c{ctrl up} SendInput, <a href="{ctrl down}v{ctrl up}"><img src="{ctrl down}v{ctrl up}" title="source: imgur.com" /></a> return With it, I can highlight a URL and press Ctrl+G and I get a new output text:


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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 ...


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PicPick PicPick is a full-featured screen capture tool, which also comes with a lightweight editor and other useful accessories. It can be configured to capture screen regions directly to the clipboard. By default, the shortcut is Shift-PrintScreen, but it's configurable. (Click to enlarge) Features: Runs on Windows 7 Free for personal use Can be ...


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As my answer with CoLT is only valid for Firefox < v57 (and CoLT won't be maintained anymore), a good replacement is Format Link: excellent support by the dev. Again, no Ctrl-C directly on the page, but a context menu is available. There's also a toolbar button available which lets you edit the captured text, and switch between the formattings. Next to ...


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It seems like the newer versions of Pushbullet already has universal copy and paste, so try enabling it in the preferences, or possibly update app if you have a really old installation.


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I think PureText mostly fits the bill. It does not replace the default paste functions but I quickly got used to using it's default of Win+V. Gave me the freedom to keep Ctrl+V should I want to retain the formatting. Using it like that negates the automatic mode requirement I suggest. It is however not cross platform.


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If you need a software to draw texts on pictures I recommend you the free yet powerful Image Editor Gimp in which you can draw texts on your pictures beside its many other features. You can download it for Windows, OSX or Linux. Tutorial for adding outline effect on text can be found here. If you ever need an online free tool for putting text (captions) in ...


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You can use a script to do it with AutoHotkey (free scripting language for desktop automation on Windows): ^!l:: WinGetActiveTitle, Title Clipboard = %Title% return


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