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CLIPACCUMULATE(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation CLIPACCUMULATE(1)

clipaccumulate - Make a bunch of little clipboards into one big one.

version 0.28

The first thing it says (which goes to STDERR, so you can redirect into a file if you want), is how to exit, which is by copying the magic "end" string into the clipboard. Crufty? Yep. You can still do Ctrl+C if you don't like this (or if the string scrolls off the top of the screen).

The next thing it does is wait for the clipboard to change, at which point it will print out the new data and go back to waiting for the clipboard to change.

Then you copy the exit string, and it will fill the clipboard with all the little pieces it saw along the way.

(Right now, it just joins everything with spaces in between - is this bugging anyone?)

Hard to explain. I run into cases where I wanted to make a bunch of small notes that included all these different bits of info. Instead of jotting them down on a scrap of paper, I made this.

Let me know how it can be made better.

Ryan King <>

Copyright (c) 2010. Ryan King. All rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

See <>

The following websites have more information about this module, and may be of help to you. As always, in addition to those websites please use your favorite search engine to discover more resources.
  • MetaCPAN

    A modern, open-source CPAN search engine, useful to view POD in HTML format.


  • RT: CPAN's Bug Tracker

    The RT ( Request Tracker ) website is the default bug/issue tracking system for CPAN.



    The CPANTS is a website that analyzes the Kwalitee ( code metrics ) of a distribution.


  • CPAN Testers

    The CPAN Testers is a network of smoke testers who run automated tests on uploaded CPAN distributions.


  • CPAN Testers Matrix

    The CPAN Testers Matrix is a website that provides a visual overview of the test results for a distribution on various Perls/platforms.


  • CPAN Testers Dependencies

    The CPAN Testers Dependencies is a website that shows a chart of the test results of all dependencies for a distribution.


Please report any bugs or feature requests by email to "bug-clipboard at", or through the web interface at <>. You will be automatically notified of any progress on the request by the system.

The code is open to the world, and available for you to hack on. Please feel free to browse it and play with it, or whatever. If you want to contribute patches, please send me a diff or prod me to pull from your repository :)


  git clone git://

Shlomi Fish <>

Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website <>

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

This software is copyright (c) 2021 by Ryan King <>.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

2022-04-07 perl v5.32.1

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