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Can only paste in about 120 charactors in putty

Posted on 2011-04-19
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have large aliases & functions I need to paste in to putty.

problem is that it stops the paste  at abourt120 charactors.

is there a setting  ?

Question by:TIMFOX123
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ID: 35429943
I have figured out more
 it is a tar comman with a series of file names after it.

It is like it only permits a string so long
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wesly_chen earned 2000 total points
ID: 35430063
Could you post your strings you try to paste into putty here?

You can separte one line into multiple line with " \" at the end of each line.
such as:
tar cf a.tar 11111111111111   2222222222 \
3333333 4444444444 555555555 \
666666666 7777777777 88888888888 \
99999999 000000000000

Author Comment

ID: 35432293
Microsoft notepad was putting in line wrap charactors !!!

I do like the \ and am using thsi

I am giving wesly the points because his example pasted in from ee worked and lead me to the solution.


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