Microsoft KB Archive/42253

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Save or Load File to or from Windows Clipboard PSS ID Number: Q42253 Article last modified on 03-07-1989 PSS database name: D_MPlan

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You can load and save only SYLK (Symbolic) or ASCII files to or from the Windows Clipboard.

To save a file to the clipboard, do the following:

  1. Set Transfer Options mode to either SYLK or ASCII.
  2. Choose Transfer Save and name the file CLIPBOARD.

To load a file from the clipboard, do the following:

  1. Make sure the Transfer Options mode is set to the format of the file in the clipboard.
  2. If the clipboard is active, choose Transfer Load, press the RIGHT ARROW key, and select the Clipboard option.

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