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Re: copy and paste

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  • Subject: [mg52230] Re: copy and paste
  • From: Peter Pein <petsie at>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 20:56:44 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <cn911a$oki$>
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symbio wrote:
> This is a very simple question, but I'm finding it difficult to find the 
> answer, can you please help?  I want to copy the text output of some 
> expressions all at once to notepad, but I get all this other stuff I don't 
> want to get copied along such as invisible characters, and output #x, etc.. 
> Can anyone tell me how I can just do a text copy and paste please?  By the 
> way I've tried all the copy As options, and paste as options, nothing works. 
If you want to copy as plain text, use either the menu: Edit->Copy As->Plain 
Text or download (, install and use) the "Copy as InputForm"-Palette written by 
DrBob at

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