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I rarely write macros so am always inexperienced. Today I cured a bizarre problem where I had entered <control>c in "Text Type" assuming that it would save selected text to the Windows clipboard. Instead, in one program it selected its edit mode and deleted the selected string. I tried it in another program where it added a space. I then changed the text in "Text type" to  <control down>c<control up> and after that it did what I wanted. It may be useful not to bother with "<control>c" - I don't know why it does not do what is expected.

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I would use the clipboard commands.

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1 hour ago, jsampsonyyyyy said:

<control down>c<control up>

I have had enough weird troubles with "<control>character", and with "<alt>character", that for years now I haven't even bothered with trying them.  I ALWAYS use the separate <down> and <up> sequences, and they always work.  And yet other people insist the simpler sequence works fine for them.  Go figure. 

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And yet other people insist the simpler sequence works fine for them.  Go figure. 

 

I am one of those other people!

 

The only times I have separated press down from press up is when I have developed in scripts that activate as soon as the keys are pressed, rather than as soon as the keys are pressed AND released. 

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Hey. Select from command list "Clipboard"

Clipboard Copy OR

Clipboard Paste

 

There are several more commands. Press F1 to get additional help.

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