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Questions tagged [copy-paste]

For questions relating to the selection, copying and subsequent pasting to transfer data.

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How can I copy all events from one calendar to another?

Normally if you want to copy all Google Calendar events from one calendar to another, you'd export from one and import into the other. However, if the calendar isn't your own, the export feature isn't ...
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Use Google Script to copy current row and row above onto an archive sheet

I'm looking for a way of modifying the script shown in the answer to the question submitted via the below link Cut/Paste projects from Google Sheet using Script to include the current row (B) and ...
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Copy Date Value and Paste as actual Date not number

I have a Google sheet with a cell (D1) that contains a formula (=TODAY()) to show the current date. I am trying to create a macro that will simply copy the value of D1 as displayed (e.g., "5/18/2018")...
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How to change margins when copy and pasting from a pdf in google docs

Here is some else explaining the issue,"If I copy text from a PDF file or a website that has a narrow width margin, those margin settings are preserved when pasted into google docs. This is annoying ...
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Copying Cell Color from Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets

I have a spreadsheet that currently conditionally formats some cells, changing the background color. I am trying to copy/paste these cells and preserve the color of the background without having to ...
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How to “fix” a range so that copy/paste doesn't increment it

When filling this formula down a column: =if(OR(H5>=LARGE(UNIQUE(H1:H11),1), H5>=LARGE(UNIQUE(H1:H11),2)), "top", "") When I copy/paste it from row 5 to row 6 I get: =if(OR(H6>=LARGE(...
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Copy several Slack chat messages without timestamps or users

If I try copying and pasting several Slack chat messages, I usually end up with lots of extra lines that are empty, or have a timestamp, or have a username and a timestamp. Is there any way to just ...
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How to use “split text to columns” when pasting in Google Sheets?

I have some CSV data in the clipboard that I'm trying to paste into a Google sheet (Chrome, Windows 7). There isn't really a direct paste option for CSV data (like the "Paste Unformatted Text" option ...
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What is a cut and paste approach to converting a chunk of a google spreadsheet to markdown table?

I maintain my web site in a version of markdown, with the common table extension. I maintain my inventory as a google spreadsheet. I'd like a quick way to copy paste a chunk of a spreadsheet, and ...
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Copy and paste information once a day form a Google spreadsheet

I have a Google spreadsheet that is being modified during the day, and need to copy and paste the final information (at 8 pm) in a different tab, each day, pasting the new information under the old ...
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Why doesn't my onEdit Function behave the same as my onFormSubmit

With the excellent help of this site I was able to get my onFormSubmit working. However I need the same thing to happen on another sheet only it has to happen after a cell has been assigned one of two ...
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Disable Drag & Drop Google Sheets

DEFINING DRAG & DROP: In google sheets if you have a cell or cells currently selected you can perform an operation on them. One such option is to move your cursor to the edge of the selection ...
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How do I fix copy/paste in Google Documents?

At the beginning of this week, I noticed that I can no longer properly copy and paste into or out of a Google Document. I find that if I highlight more than one paragraph and press Edit / Copy or ctrl ...
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Pasting with colours and formatting Google Document

I've copied some sample code from Visual Studio 2013 (in Microsoft Windows 8). I'm doing ctrl + v to paste into an online Google Document. The paste loses all the formatting and text. Is there anyway ...
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Is there a simple way to attribute a CC image on flickr?

To legally reuse a CC image from Flickr, you must attribute properly the source and license, as explained on this blog: http://librarianbyday.net/2009/09/28/how-to-attribute-a-creative-commons-photo-...
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How to copy multiple files to multiple targets in SkyDrive

I want to copy a couple of files that I have to each of about 12 different folders, so that each of the folders has a different copy of the file in it. Currently, I am using the 'Copy to' option in ...
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Google Spreadsheet Paste

I need to copy and paste content from one sheet to another sheet within the same file, keeping formulas where there are formulas, and keeping data where there is just data. I tested every "paste ...
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How can I copy a Gmail message to the Clipboard? [closed]

I just want to be able to copy all or part of a Gmail message to the Clipboard. Can I do that?
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Copying cells in Google Spreadsheets and pasting into text file adds quotes around each cell

Copying cells in Google Spreadsheets and pasting into text file (tried with XCode, Notes, Text Edit - the below applies to all) adds quotes around each cell. How can I avoid those extra quotes? Also, ...
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How to copy-paste information from one drawing to another one in draw.io

In Draw.Io is there a way to copy-paste information from one drawing on one tab to another one in a different tab? I couldn't find a way to do it.
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In copy/paste, Google Docs says “These actions are unavailable via the Edit menu, but you can still use Ctrl C” etc?

When selecting copy/paste from the right-click menu, why does Google Docs pop up a dialog to say: Copying and Pasting in Google Docs with the message: These actions are unavailable via the Edit ...
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What is the best way to paste code into a Trello card?

When I try to paste code into Trello I get very weird formatting after saving but it seems it does format code, I just can't get it to work right. Currently I'm just putting links to Gist, but I would ...
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Copying text from Gmail without line-breaks

Sending emails in plain text format with Gmail wraps each line at ~70 characters. How can I copy the text from a received/sent mail without the line-breaks?
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Sending commands over Gmail

Sometimes I send (and receive) long command lines to colleagues over Gmail. When the command spans many lines Gmail adds newline character making me unable to copy the command directly to the terminal....
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Gmail Google Chat hard to copy text from chat window [closed]

Using Google Chat in Gmail it is impossible to select all the text in the conversation. I often want to quickly copy the text from one conversation and email it or instant message it to another ...