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Paste as New

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013654D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a software function designed to expedite the creation of news files from data stored in the clipboard. Software developers can incorporate this function into huge array of software applications which utilize a clipboard. This software function is referred to throughout this disclosure as the "paste as new" function. This software function can best be described by typical scenarios which a user undergoes. For instance, when a user uses an image editing program: A user selects a portion of an image to be copied.