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How to Copy formatted code without backslashes added?

By default code copied from the FrontEnd is formatted with backslashes added at the ends of lines. For example, evaluating in a Notebook Range[40] and copying ...
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How to copy formatted numbers as MathML without extra quotes?

I have the following code: a = 6.08717*10^6; b = a/3; c = a*1.5; d = a^2; matrix={{a, b, c, d},{b, c, d, a},{c, d, a, b},{d, a, b, c}} // EngineeringForm ...
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How to “Copy as Unicode” from a Notebook?

I spent some time manually editing a post replacing Mathematica ASCII \[Alpha] with Unicode α. I did this by laboriously ...
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CopyToClipboard freezes FrontEnd

This is freezing the FrontEnd: CopyToClipboard@ExampleData[{"Text", "AeneidEnglish"}] Are there system limits I'm hitting here?
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Setting output width for CopyToClipboard

Suppose I have a long string and I copy it to the clipboard: ...
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Unmodified Clipboard content

How do I get unmodified text content from the clipboard? If you copy the following into the clipboard and use ClipboardNotebook[] ...
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No Way to paste a Picture from Clipboard under Linux?

As far as I remember, on a Windows PC in the old days of Mathematica 4 I could paste an image from the clipboard by just pressing Ctl-V. This seems to be no longer available on my Linux PC. If I try ...
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How can I get Mathematica to support the clipboard?

For several decades, the clipboard feature supported by all mainstream operating systems has functioned as a method of exchange between applications (not just within them), by serving as a kind of ...
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In a tool for a programmatic drawing let us capture a locator position into a clipboard

This code allows one to fast draw a technical sketch. I simplified it to extreme. It contains a disk (instead of your real sketch) and a line pointing to a place in the sketch, which you want to ...
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Pasting external PDF vector graphics without losing ability to export them

Update: Problem persists in version 10.2 on Mac OS X 10.9.5 As in previous versions, Mathematica 9 on Mac OS X (10.7.5 here) still has a problem with pasted PDF ...
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Clipboard with transparency

After reading this question I have determined that Rasterize[Graphics[Circle[]], "Image", Background -> None] allows you to do ...
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Understanding `Paste` and how to get a string from the Clipboard to use with `ImportString`

Trying to work on this question I got distracted by my first naive attempt of copying the data and then typing dat = ImportString[Paste[], "Table"] ...
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Assign clipboard object in mathematica when print screen is pressed (windows)

Mathematica runs behind, while another window is selected. When I press print screen, I want mathematica too detect this and call a function with the picture as argument. ...
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How to copy an image given as a GraphicsBox expression to the clipboard?

I have a GraphicsBox expression encoding an image. I need to copy this image to the clipboard so that it can be inserted in a Microsoft Word document. When I invoke ...
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Copying an image from the clipboard, modifying it and returning it to the clipboard

I have a Mathematica script to help me copy images from PDFs and then make the (presumably white or nearly white) background transparent. Typically, I am looking at the PDF in Adobe Acrobat and I ...