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We all may face the problem of “Sorry, No Manipulations with Clipboard Allowed” and it can ruin our working.
Many of us have been taught in Microsoft Office that the clipboard allows us to perform a variety of very useful functions such as pasting, selecting and resizing letters, buttons and shapes. The problem is that using the clipboard incorrectly can often lead to very unsightly results.
For example, what if you are trying to paste a logo but accidentally click the ‘x’ button instead of the ‘v’ or any of the other letters on the clipboard? How do you fix this seemingly impossible mistake? Here is an easy way to do it.
How to fix Sorry No Manipulations with Clipboard Allowed error?
· Check your paste indicator
The first thing that you will need to do is ensure that the paste indicator is turned on. To do this, click on the ‘paste’ icon which is normally next to the edit toolbar on the main menu.
Now click the button that is labelled ‘clipboard’ and move your mouse cursor into the small round hole at the right of the clipboard. You should see a green light indicating that the selection area has been modified. If not, then click the button again and repeat the procedure until the desired result is achieved.
· Press Space Bar before resizing form
Another thing that you should know when learning how to fix a problem like “Sorry, No Manipulations with Clipboard Allowed” is that whenever you are resizing a form, you should click the form boundary before pressing the space bar.
This will prevent the form from being resized while you are holding the mouse button down! If you want to place a label above a form, then you can press the enter key whilst the label is positioned over the form boundary.
Finally, you should avoid pressing the return key at all costs – pressing the return key will cause the whole paste operation to come to an abrupt halt and the selected text will be lost forever.
· Know how to handle large forms
Another common issue when learning how to fix a problem like this is how to handle large forms. One way of doing this is by creating another copy of the form and then pasting this into the clipboard. However, this can be very time consuming. Another option would be to paste the copied form into the clipboard, highlight it and then pressing the backspace key on your keyboard to erase the original copy.
However, this still requires that you know where the paste indicator is located on your keyboard! This can be extremely frustrating especially if you are in a hurry and don’t have the time to learn how to use the paste indicator properly.
· Highlight entire form
The simplest way of creating a clipboard copy of any form is to highlight the entire form and then pressing the v/s shift key on your keyboard. Once you have done so, you should see a copy appear underneath the current selection area.
This type of paste indicator is extremely easy to locate and you should find it rather intuitive once you have used it a few times. Clicking the shift key will also temporarily hide any other selections such as selections within text boxes and input boxes. This means that you can focus on one thing at a time without having to constantly click on multiple items.
· Download any template to solve it
If you would like to learn more about using a form from Microsoft Office, then downloading one of the various templates that are available is an excellent way of going about learning how to fix sorry, no manipulations with clipboard allowed.
You can download these templates from the Microsoft Office website. It is a great way of taking advantage of the clipboard functions of Microsoft Word to create forms and even macros. However, it is often necessary to learn how to use the clipboard in other applications before you are able to successfully use it in Microsoft Word documents.