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Re: Multiple clipboards

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  • Subject: [mg88765] Re: Multiple clipboards
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at>
  • Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 05:30:22 -0400 (EDT)
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On May 15, 5:53 am, Paul Schatz <p... at> wrote:
> It can be very useful to save multiple items to a clipboard so that any
> one of them can be chosen and pasted in later. I am using an Intel Mac
> with OS 10.5.2. The two utilities I have that ordinarily do this are:
> iClipboard and CopyPaste. Neither of these works with my Mathematica
> 6.0.1. I can only paste the most recent item I have copied in
> Mathematica. Is there a utility or method that would permit multiple
> clipboard items.

I don't know how either of these utilities works, but if they change
the data on the clipboard while Mathematica is in the foreground
(something which is strongly discouraged by Apple), Mathematica will
not notice the change until the next time it is activated.  So you
might be able to work around this problem by clicking on any other
application to activate it then clicking back on Mathematica (or


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