Windows 10 Clipboard History

Let’s face it: The clipboard is one of the most important tools for every developer. Traditionally you could only paste the last item you copied, which is quite limiting. To solve this limitation, there exists a wide variety of utility apps and programs. But those are not necessary anymore (if you work on Windows 10).

Already since October 2018, Windows 10 natively supports a feature called “Clipboard history”, which enables you to select the entry to paste from your previous copied elements. This feature is disabled by default, but can easily be enabled via Settings > System > Clipboard by toggling the Clipboard history switch. From there on, you can use Windows key + V and select the appropriate entry to paste.

You even have the possibility to sync your clipboard history across multiple devices. So give it a try or read up on all the nitty gritty details on this article from Windows Central.

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