#1 By: howtogeek, June 23rd, 2013 06:03
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/165912/how-to-send-the-contents-of-the-clipboard-to-a-text-file-via-the-send-to-menu/
We have previously covered how to send the contents of a text file to the Windows Clipboard with a simple Sent To shortcut, but what if you want to do the opposite? That is: send the contents of the clipboard to a text file with a simple shortcut.
#2 By: A happy, June 23rd, 2013 06:11
In the first line of the article there is an error on the link.
simple Sent To shortcut.
#3 By: will22105, June 23rd, 2013 11:44
The information we get here is great. I would also like to know how to make a right
click shortcut to send to -Move to.
#4 By: cav, June 23rd, 2013 17:06
NeedToKnow: Try SendTo Toys at gabrielponti.com or Trogladite Software SendTo 1.6 at slimwareutilities.com. I have been using both of the above for several years - presently on Win7 64-bit on a new Dell laptop - and they work perfectly.
#6 By: Bradley Rimbléus, August 16th, 2013 17:35
Option is not visible in the the send to menu.
The only options I have is compressed (zipped) folder and Documents, even though I have lots of other icons in the send to menu folder such as Dropbox, Skype etc. I have disabled tweaked services @ http://www.blackviper.com/2010/12/17/black-vipers-windows-7-, might that be it? I looked through services, but didn't see any description that led me to believe it was a relevant service for this function.
edit: if I create a new folder in send to folder it shows up as option, I was also able to get Desktop (Create shortcut) to work, since it was missing, by creating file Desktop (create shortcut).desklink.
#7 By: Jason Faulkner, August 30th, 2013 22:46
There really isn't any magic to the configuration and it's odd it wouldn't even show up on your menu.
You can try making sure the shortcut appears in your user send to configuration folder by visiting the "true" path instead of using the shortcut the article references. The path is here (paste into Start > Run):
This isn't a service based function so I disabling services shouldn't remove this function - but I don't really mess with the standard services to begin with.
The fact that you have lost the 'send to desktop' shortcut is a bit alarming as this really wouldn't go away unless it was explicitly removed - or the whole send to functionality got corrupted somehow (can't really comment on this last part though because I haven't really seen it).
#8 By: Bradley Rimbléus, September 1st, 2013 16:12
thanks for betting back.
Unfortunately I already visited the folder via that path, and I can see the clipboard shortcuts along with all other ones visible when doing shell:sendto
#9 By: Jane Peppler, April 5th, 2014 21:45
I got this to work but would it be possible to get it to automatically add a line feed?
More importantly, could it be set up to add the contents always to one certain file so I didn't have to hunt up the file in the directory tree to add the clipboard contents to it?