Clip.exe Not Compatible with Notepad

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SYMPTOMS
If you save text to the Clipboard using Clip.exe, and then attempt topaste the text into Notepad, the text will not appear.
CAUSE
This behavior is due to a known error in Notepad. You cannot useClip.exe to paste text into Notepad. This is noted in the Rktools.hlp filethat was released with the Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit,Supplement Two.

This error is not known to occur in any other simple text editors. If youexperience this error with another text editor, please send e-mail toRKINPUT@MICROSOFT.COM.
STATUS
Microsoft Press has confirmed this to be a problem in the products listedat the beginning of this article. We are researching this problem and willpost new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomesavailable
mspress press ms_press ntreskit ntrk 1-57231-344-7 1-57231-343-9 1-57231-559-8 1-57231-626-8
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Article ID: 172596 - Last Review: 02/24/2014 08:29:31 - Revision: 1.1

  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit ISBN 1-57231-344-7
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Resource Kit ISBN 1-57231-343-9
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit, Supplement One ISBN 1-57231-559-8
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit, Supplement Two ISBN 1-57231-626-8
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