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24 Mar 2013   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anak View Post
If I may expand on Sir George's (SG) reply; Do you have the "Word" document open, but minimized in your Task Bar?

If you do, do as SG suggests, "Drag the web address icon to the" minimized icon for the word document.

You may see a black circle with a bar across it, but wait for a second or two and allow the document to open, and then drop it into place where you want it in the document.
Yes, this method is quite convenient. Thank you. Have you any idea about using a clip board or a clipboard manager to make it even quicker?
Your welcome.

I just tried to drop an icon into my clipboard (Notepad), it opens, but won't copy the link.

Never used a manager, so I don't know about them.

This might work see 6th feature down: Ditto clipboard manager

Code:
                 Features
  • Easy to use interface
  • Search and paste previous copy entries
  • Keep multiple computer's clipboards in sync
  • Data is encrypted when sent over the network
  • Accessed from tray icon or global hot key
  • Select entry by double click, enter key or drag drop
  • Paste into any window that excepts standard copy/paste entries
  • Display thumbnail of copied images in list
  • Full Unicode support(display foreign characters)
  • UTF-8 support for language files(create language files in any language)
  • Uses sqlite database (www.sqlite.org)


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25 Mar 2013   #12

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This seems good. I'll try this out. Is it possible to open the Windows Clipboard (the one that comes with 'Word'), without opening a document? If this can be done most of my problems will be solved.

Thank you,
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25 Mar 2013   #13

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There is, the only way I know of for now involves creating a shortcut:
  • Right-click the Windows Desktop.
  • Go to New, then Shortcut.
  • Type %windir%\system32\clipbrd.exe in the location section.
  • Click Next.
  • Type a name for the Clipboard.
  • Click Finish.
  • To test, double-click the shortcut to the Clipboard you just created.
  • Place the new shortcut you created where it is easy for you to find it.
I'm not sure if the new shortcut can be pinned to your taskbar. To check, right click the shortcut, and see if there is a command to pin to taskbar.
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25 Mar 2013   #14

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Sorry Anak, it is not working. Says, it cannot be found. See attachment please.


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25 Mar 2013   #15

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I had a feeling it might not be found. Hmm...I'm working with a slight disadvantage because I use Libre Office.

See if this tutorial, and setting help: Copy and paste multiple items by using the Office Clipboard | Control how the Office Clipboard is displayed
This shows how you can pin the clipboard to your taskbar.

There does seem to be some limitations to the "Office Clipboard".
From the beginning of the above link:
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The Microsoft Office Clipboard allows you to copy up to 24 multiple text and graphical items from Office documents or other programs and paste them into another Office document.
So once you hit, and got used to the magical number of 24, you would then have to paste them into another document and start over.
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25 Mar 2013   #16

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I still can't get it to open independent of a word doc. I think I'll have to do with the way it is. Thank you for all the help.

Kind regards.
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25 Mar 2013   #17

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Your welcome.

Were you able to at least get it to pin to the taskbar?
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26 Mar 2013   #18

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anak View Post
Your welcome.

Were you able to at least get it to pin to the taskbar?
Couldn't pin to the taskbar either. None of the clipboard options are working, possibly because What I have is Word Starter and not the full version of Word.

Regards,
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26 Mar 2013   #19

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If you are attending University, could you ask one of the English or French Majors if there is a student version of Word available?
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27 Mar 2013   #20

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No I am not in the University. Thank you for the thought.

Regards,
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