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1 year ago#1
Put simply, I have a small block of text that I need to paste about 1,000 times into a word document.
I'm not hitting ctrl+v 1,000 times. I'm sure there's a simpler way to do this, maybe a site online that will replicate text for me then I can just copy/paste the entire block? or a third party software or something.

Odd request, I know, but I require this.
1 year ago#2
Serious topic? If so...

Paste it once, copy that, now only 500 times. Repeat again, now only 250 times. Repeat again, etc.
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1 year ago#3
Copy, paste ten times. Copy that, paste ten times. Copy that, paste ten times. 1000 copies, done.
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1 year ago#4
I can't into math, dunno why I didn't think of that. Thanks.
1 year ago#5
Do you know how to program? Use an online interpreter. I'm serious. Print that text out 1000 times, then select everything.

That's what I would do.
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1 year ago#6
Write a program that loops from 0 to 999 or 1 to 1000 depending on the language and writes the text out to a text file each iteration of the loop.

Then just open the file and copy the text into Word.
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1 year ago#7
to the people suggesting he just "write a program"

do you really think someone who couldnt figure out how to copy/paste something a bunch of times knows how to program?
1 year ago#8
Learn vim, or sed.
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1 year ago#9
Chargers_31 posted...
to the people suggesting he just "write a program"

do you really think someone who couldnt figure out how to copy/paste something a bunch of times knows how to program?


You could write the program in about 2 lines of code, excluding the structural stuff. Python would be fabulous for this, but C++ would be 2 lines of actual code, the rest would be braces and includes.
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1 year ago#10
Orestes417 posted...
Learn vim, or sed.


While that would be easier, I have a feeling he'd have an easier time learning to write a simple program than install Linux, much less learn some command line stuff.
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