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Old 07-06-2006, 05:15 PM   #1
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How to copy output to HERE

How do you copy the output of a command or program or whatever to here, so you can avoid typing it in?


Old 07-06-2006, 05:21 PM   #2
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you mean how do you copy and paste? just highlight the text with your mouse, then use the middle mouse button to paste it in. you will often get better formatting too by pasting inside [ code ] tags
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Also, you can use > and >> to redirect the output to a text file which you can copy/paste out of.

ls /bin > file.txt

This command will put the output of 'ls /bin' into file.txt.

ls /etc >> file.txt

This command will append the output of 'ls /etc' to file.txt.
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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An no, 4 hours apart and a different title still makes it a double-post

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