When pasting from the clipboard, what text formats does SadMan Sudoku accept?

SadMan Sudoku can accept a wide variety of formats when pasting text from the clipboard (and don't forget you can also paste BMP, JPG, PNG or GIF images). This means you can copy a puzzle from many online sources, and paste it directly into Sudoku - in most cases, there is no need to manually adjust it beforehand.

These examples all correspond to the puzzle below, although those formats without pencil marks will only have the puzzle clues of course.

Sudoku format example

These are some of the formats than SadMan Sudoku can accept:

Formats without pencil marks
81 characters all one one line:

.234..8..6....7......53.62...5......84.....36......1...52.96......1....7..8..521.
      
-234--8--6----7------53-62---5------84-----36------1---52-96------1----7--8--521-
      
023400800600007000000530620005000000840000036000000100052096000000100007008005210
      
*234**8**6****7******53*62***5******84*****36******1***52*96******1****7**8**521*
      
9 x 9 grids:
.234..8..
6....7...
...53.62.
..5......
84.....36
......1..
.52.96...
...1....7
..8..521.
      
.,2,3,4,.,.,8,.,.
6,.,.,.,.,7,.,.,.
.,.,.,5,3,.,6,2,.
.,.,5,.,.,.,.,.,.
8,4,.,.,.,.,.,3,6
.,.,.,.,.,.,1,.,.
.,5,2,.,9,6,.,.,.
.,.,.,1,.,.,.,.,7
.,.,8,.,.,5,2,1,.
      
9 x 9 grid with tab separator:
.  2  3  4  .  .  8  .  .
6  .  .  .  .  7  .  .  .
.  .  .  5  3  .  6  2  .
.  .  5  .  .  .  .  .  .
8  4  .  .  .  .  .  3  6
.  .  .  .  .  .  1  .  .
.  5  2  .  9  6  .  .  .
.  .  .  1  .  .  .  .  7
.  .  8  .  .  5  2  1  .
      
9 x 9 grid formatted with grid lines:
+---+---+---+
|.23|4..|8..|
|6..|..7|...|
|...|53.|62.|
+---+---+---+
|..5|...|...|
|84.|...|.36|
|...|...|1..|
+---+---+---+
|.52|.96|...|
|...|1..|..7|
|..8|..5|21.|
+---+---+---+
      
Formats with pencil marks
Unformatted, space or tab separator with no brackets
1579 2 3 4 16 19 8 579 159
6 189 149 289 128 7 3459 459 13459
1479 1789 1479 5 3 189 6 2 149
12379 13679 5 236789 124678 123489 479 4789 2489
8 4 179 279 1257 129 579 3 6
2379 3679 679 236789 245678 23489 1 45789 24589
1347 5 2 378 9 6 34 48 348
349 369 469 1 248 2348 3459 45689 7
3479 3679 8 37 47 5 2 1 349
      
Unformatted, brackets around "big" numbers and pencil marks
{1579}{2}{3}{4}{16}{19}{8}{579}{159}
{6}{189}{149}{289}{128}{7}{3459}{459}{13459}
{1479}{1789}{1479}{5}{3}{189}{6}{2}{149}
{12379}{13679}{5}{236789}{124678}{123489}{479}{4789}{2489}
{8}{4}{179}{279}{1257}{129}{579}{3}{6}
{2379}{3679}{679}{236789}{245678}{23489}{1}{45789}{24589}
{1347}{5}{2}{378}{9}{6}{34}{48}{348}
{349}{369}{469}{1}{248}{2348}{3459}{45689}{7}
{3479}{3679}{8}{37}{47}{5}{2}{1}{349}
      
Unformatted, brackets around pencil marks only
{1579}234{16}{19}8{579}{159}
6{189}{149}{289}{128}7{3459}{459}{13459}
{1479}{1789}{1479}53{189}62{149}
{12379}{13679}5{236789}{124678}{123489}{479}{4789}{2489}
84{179}{279}{1257}{129}{579}36
{2379}{3679}{679}{236789}{245678}{23489}1{45789}{24589}
{1347}52{378}96{34}{48}{348}
{349}{369}{469}1{248}{2348}{3459}{45689}7
{3479}{3679}8{37}{47}521{349}
      
(1579)234(16)(19)8(579)(159)
6(189)(149)(289)(128)7(3459)(459)(13459)
(1479)(1789)(1479)53(189)62(149)
(12379)(13679)5(236789)(124678)(123489)(479)(4789)(2489)
84(179)(279)(1257)(129)(579)36
(2379)(3679)(679)(236789)(245678)(23489)1(45789)(24589)
(1347)52(378)96(34)(48)(348)
(349)(369)(469)1(248)(2348)(3459)(45689)7
(3479)(3679)8(37)(47)521(349)
      
[1579]234[16][19]8[579][159]
6[189][149][289][128]7[3459][459][13459]
[1479][1789][1479]53[189]62[149]
[12379][13679]5[236789][124678][123489][479][4789][2489]
84[179][279][1257][129][579]36
[2379][3679][679][236789][245678][23489]1[45789][24589]
[1347]52[378]96[34][48][348]
[349][369][469]1[248][2348][3459][45689]7
[3479][3679]8[37][47]521[349]
      
Formatted with grid lines, space separated pencil marks
1579   2      3      | 4      16     19     | 8      579    159
6      189    149    | 289    128    7      | 3459   459    13459
1479   1789   1479   | 5      3      189    | 6      2      149
---------------------+----------------------+---------------------
12379  13679  5      | 236789 124678 123489 | 479    4789   2489
8      4      179    | 279    1257   129    | 579    3      6
2379   3679   679    | 236789 245678 23489  | 1      45789  24589
---------------------+----------------------+---------------------
1347   5      2      | 378    9      6      | 34     48     348
349    369    469    | 1      248    2348   | 3459   45689  7
3479   3679   8      | 37     47     5      | 2      1      349
      
+----------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
| 1579   2      3      | 4      16     19     | 8      579    159    |
| 6      189    149    | 289    128    7      | 3459   459    13459  |
| 1479   1789   1479   | 5      3      189    | 6      2      149    |
+----------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
| 12379  13679  5      | 236789 124678 123489 | 479    4789   2489   |
| 8      4      179    | 279    1257   129    | 579    3      6      |
| 2379   3679   679    | 236789 245678 23489  | 1      45789  24589  |
+----------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
| 1347   5      2      | 378    9      6      | 34     48     348    |
| 349    369    469    | 1      248    2348   | 3459   45689  7      |
| 3479   3679   8      | 37     47     5      | 2      1      349    |
+----------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
          
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