I wrote a utility called clip many years ago — you pipe output from a DOS program into it and it puts it on the clipboard. Then you can paste it somewhere.

e.g. dir > clip

I found a link to Copy Command Line Output to Windows Clipboard Directly. Turns out Microsoft had the same idea and put a clip.exe into Windows 2003 and Vista. He links to a site, but not trusting them, I checked out a local Windows 2003 install, and yes, there it was!

The MD5 is B265B924104C248FB94C3B6D7E8D4050, CRC (zip) is 0C7584A7 — just as shipped from the great god Microsoft. I would use a local copy, if you have one, but it looks safe enough.

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