Clipboard with multiple items

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Clipboard with multiple items

Postby marol » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:57 am

In Office Word there is a clipboard which holds up to 24 separate items to be pasted when desired. Does Open Office have a similar ciipboard which holds multiple separate unlinked items for later pasting? I do see that there is a way to link multiple items, but I need to be able to pick up and paste separately. (This one factor meant I couldn't use OO some years back.)

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Re: clipboard

Postby RoryOF » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:02 am

No there isn't; there are utilities which add that functionality to Windows (Google will help find these). However, be aware that these sometimes interfere with OpenOffice's Copy/Paste functionality.
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Re: clipboard

Postby Hagar Delest » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:03 am

Hi and welcome to the forum!

See [Solved] Clipboard with multiple entries.

Please add '[Solved]' at the beginning of your first post title (edit button) if your issue has been fixed.
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Re: Clipboard with multiple items

Postby Andy_I » Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:34 pm

Here's a simple workround.....

Working in Draw, for example, I open a new page and on it I place all the items which I want to paste into existing pages. You can put anything you like on the new page and just treat it like a clipboard you can actually see.

Using the facility in Windows 10 to split the screen, I store the new page on the right of the screen (or left, it's up to you).

Next, I open the existing page on the other side of the screen and simply copy and paste items off the new page into the existing page.

Works for me!
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