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ClipIt: Even a Humble Clipboard Can Benefit From Whistles and Bells

Jul 14, 2011, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"For years, a staple tool I have relied on is a clipboard manager to keep tabs on reusable text snippets. The Linux desktop has several noteworthy clipboard managers. Some are much handier than others for working with parcels of text that I can easily swap from a clipping queue to a document or Web page form.

"Anyone who works constantly with bulk text needs a reusable copy-and-paste buffer to store multiple snippets of text. A weakness in the Linux desktop makes a clipboard manager a necessary add-on tool. Most applications that store selected text in memory unload the storage when the application closes. Clipboard managers provide a volatile memory queue."

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