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Solved: How do I save raw clipboard dump to file on macOS?

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I have selected some text and images in Microsoft Word for Mac. I like to copy it to the clipboard, then save the raw content of the clipboard into a file. How can I create a raw clipboard dump to a file on macOS so that I can investigate it on the Windows later?

Solution 1: Show Clipboard

Step 1: Open the Finder.

Step 2: Go to Edit menu.

Step 3: Select the Show Clipboard option.

Select the Show Clipboard option.

Solution 2: New from Clipboard

Step 1: Open the Preview.

Step 2: Go to the File menu.

Step 3: Select the New from Clipboard option.

Select the New from Clipboard option.

Solution 3: Terminal command

Step 1: Open the Terminal app.

Step 2: Enter the following command to export the clipboard content:

pbpaste > path/clipboardtext.txt
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