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  • clipboard problems

    Posted on HE48AEEXX77WEN4Edbtm Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    This topic contains 3 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  notbrl 1 week, 2 days ago.

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      HE48AEEXX77WEN4Edbtm
      AskWoody Plus

      Running Windows 10 Home 1903 Office 2016: Starting today, when I copy/past in Office I get a message  “there is a large amount of information on the Clipboard”. Do you want to be able to paste this information into another program later?

      Even if I copy a small amount, I get the message. Also, cut/paste is erratic– it sometime works and sometimes does not work.

       

       

       

       

    • #1977896 Reply

      joep517
      AskWoody MVP

      With 1903 you have the ability to save multiple items to the clipboard. See Settings | System | Clipboard to turn it on or off and to clear all items.

      --Joe

    • #1977994 Reply

      b
      AskWoody Plus

      That message has been around in Office for twenty years though.

      In theory, pressing Escape before closing a document or program should avoid it.

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    • #1978290 Reply

      notbrl
      AskWoody Lounger

      It may not help but try clearing the clipboard.

      https://www.thewindowsclub.com/clear-clipboard-in-windows

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