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I need a vbscript that will take the info in the clipboard and format it then put it back into the clipboard

Posted on 2015-01-20
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i need a vbscipt that will look at the below data in the clipboard

BBBBBBLINE1BBBBBBB
BBBBBBLINE2BBBBBBB
BBBBBBLINE3BBBBBBB
BBBBBBLINE4BBBBBBB

and put the 5 characters starting at character 8 and put it in the clipboard with vbcrlf after each line

result
LINE1 & VBCRLF
LINE2& VBCRLF
LINE3& VBCRLF
LINE3& VBCRLF
i cannot install any additional programs.
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oferam earned 500 total points
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Attached a script that does what you are after.

Notice that in your input example LINE1 starts at position 5 and not 8.
ClipboardExample.vbs
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by:rjef
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it didn't work
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by:oferam
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What happened?

what did you get? VBScript might not be allowed to run.

You can uncommnet the msgbox lines and see where you "get".
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it worked if i say allow.  how do i turn that off?
1 then allow then 4 then 3 then 5
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thanks
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