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Windows Command to Copy Text to Clipboard

You can use a Windows command to copy the contents of a text file to your clipboard.

In this example, we have a text file saved in a folder named, 'FooFolder' at the root of the C drive.

Press SHIFT+CTRL and right click in this folder, and then select 'Open command window here' from the menu that appears.

Enter the command 'clip' , followed by the name of the text file in this folder whose contents you want put on the clipboard. The file name should be preceded by the the less then sign.

As you can see the contents of the text file are on the clipboard and can be pasted into a Word document.

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