I'm trying to copy text to the clipboard from the command line. If I try something simple like:
ECHO test | CLIP
it works fine and puts the word test in the clipboard. My problem is that I have a special character (specifically an ampersand) in the text I want to copy and it makes the clip utility choke:
ECHO http://wwwapps.ups.com/WebTracking/track?track=yes&trackNums=1ZV300F20358346597 | CLIP
If I try the same text without the ampersand, it works fine so I know it's the ampersand that is causing the problem.
I tried using quotation marks like this:
ECHO "http://wwwapps.ups.com/WebTracking/track?track=yes&trackNums=1ZV300F20358346597" | CLIP
That gets rid of the error but the quotation marks get copied to the clipboard, too.
Thanks in advance.