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action:Substring_of_Variable_or_Clipboard [2015/07/09 23:35] (current)
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 +The Substring of Variable or Clipboard action allows you to select a portion of a variable or clipboard for later use.
  
 +{{:​action:​substringofvariableorclipboard.png|}}
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 +Select from the //Get substring of// pop-up what to use as the source of the substring:
 +  *System Clipboard.
 +  *Named Clipboard.
 +  *Variable.
 +  *Text.
 +
 +If you choose Named Clipboard, Variable or Text then you have the opportunity to select the clipboard or variable or to enter text.
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 +From the pop-up select the nature of the substring. As you select an option, further details may be required. For example, if you select //range// you need to enter a starting point and then how many characters to include in the substring. The choices are:
 +  *to.
 +  *from.
 +  *last.
 +  *range.
 +  *from to.
 +  *delete to.
 +  *delete from.
 +  *delete last.
 +  *delete range.
 +  *delete to from.
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 +Select from the //To// pop-up the destination for the substring:
 +  *Source.
 +  *System Clipboard.
 +  *Named Clipboard.
 +  *Variable.
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 +If the source was text then the Source destination will not be available.
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 +Tip: leave notes for yourself about what you're doing. Click on the gear icon at top right of the action to select //Set Note…//. A window appears where you can enter text. Click the OK button to save the text of the note for future reference.
action/Substring_of_Variable_or_Clipboard.txt · Last modified: 2015/07/09 23:35 by mirazjordan