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 ===== Make New Macro ===== ===== Make New Macro =====
  
-Click the BUTTON{{{+}}} button under the Macro column to add a macro and display the [[Windows#​Macro_Editor_Window|Macro Editor window]]. ​ We will now design a complex Macro enabling you to save clippings to a text file.  First, launch TextEdit and create a  new empty document. Save this blank document as FILE{{{Clippings.rtf}}} in your FILE{{{Documents}}} folder.+Click the BUTTON{{{+}}} button under the Macro column to add a macro and display the [[Windows#​Macro_Editor_Window|Macro Editor window]]. ​ We will now design a complex Macro enabling you to save clippings to a text file.  First, launch TextEdit and create a  new empty document. Save this blank document as FILE{{{Clippings.rtf}}} in your FILE{{{Desktop}}} folder.
  
 Normally, to add a selection to the FILE{{{Clippings.rtf}}} file, you would have to do all this: Normally, to add a selection to the FILE{{{Clippings.rtf}}} file, you would have to do all this:
  
 * Press Command-C to copy the selection in an application. * Press Command-C to copy the selection in an application.
-* Go to the Finder, open your FILE{{{Documents}}} folder, then open the Clippings.rtf file.+* Go to the Finder, open your FILE{{{Desktop}}} folder, then open the Clippings.rtf file.
 * Go to the end of the file in TextEdit. * Go to the end of the file in TextEdit.
 * Press the Return key and type a line of dashes and return to separate the clippings. * Press the Return key and type a line of dashes and return to separate the clippings.
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 Now any time you have some text you want to save, just select it and press F2 (or Fn-F2 depending on the state of the CODE{{{Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys}}} preference in the System Preferences). What used to be too much hassle to bother with is now done in seconds! Now any time you have some text you want to save, just select it and press F2 (or Fn-F2 depending on the state of the CODE{{{Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys}}} preference in the System Preferences). What used to be too much hassle to bother with is now done in seconds!
 +
 +===== Clipboard History =====
 +
 +Keyboard Maestro automatically remembers your clipboard history, saving a copy of each new clipboard item as you copy it.  You can then paste any previous clipboard using the defined Hot~~Key (by default, Command-Control-Shift-V).
 +
 +{{ clipboardhistoryswitcher.png?​672 |Clipboard History Switcher Window }}
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 +Another advantage of the Clipboard History is you can leave the window open (by toggling the BUTTON{{{Close After Action (x)}}} button) and paste previous clipboards by simply double clicking the desired item. This is particularly helpful when you need to copy many items in many places to be pasted into one application. ​ Hold down the shift key to paste without styles.
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 +Keyboard Maestro can even save your clipboard history across restarts and log outs. Just enable the “Save Clipboard History to Disk” preference in the [[Windows#​Preferences_General_Pane|General preference pane]].
  
 ===== Named Clipboards ===== ===== Named Clipboards =====
  
-Keyboard~~Maestro lets you create as many named clipboards as you want using the [[Windows#​Preferences_Clipboards_Pane|Clipboards preference pane]].+For more permanent information, ​Keyboard~~Maestro lets you create as many named clipboards as you want using the [[Windows#​Preferences_Clipboards_Pane|Clipboards preference pane]].
  
 {{ preferencesclipboards.png?​727x615 |Preferences Clipboards Pane }} {{ preferencesclipboards.png?​727x615 |Preferences Clipboards Pane }}
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 {{ namedclipboardswitcher.png?​672 |Named Clipboard Switcher Window }} {{ namedclipboardswitcher.png?​672 |Named Clipboard Switcher Window }}
  
-If you have a large screen, or a specific job that needs it, you can have the window stay open (by toggling the BUTTON{{{Close After Action}}} button) and copy or paste named clipboards easily+If you have a large screen, or a specific job that needs it, you can have the window stay open (by toggling the BUTTON{{{Close After Action ​(x)}}} button) and copy or paste named clipboards easily.
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-===== Clipboard History ===== +
- +
-For less permanent information,​ Keyboard Maestro automatically remembers your clipboard history, saving a copy of each new clipboard item as you copy it.  You can then paste any previous clipboard using the defined Hot~~Key (by default, Command-Control-Shift-V). +
- +
-{{ clipboardhistoryswitcher.png?​672 |Clipboard History Switcher Window }} +
- +
-Another advantage of the Clipboard History is you can leave the window open (by toggling the BUTTON{{{Close After Action}}} button) and paste previous clipboards by simply double clicking the desired item. This is particularly helpful when you need to copy many items in many places to be pasted into one application. ​ Hold down the shift key to paste without styles. +
- +
-Keyboard Maestro can even save your clipboard history across restarts and log outs. Just enable the “Save Clipboard History to Disk” preference in the [[Windows#​Preferences_General_Pane|General preference pane]].+
  
 ===== Application Switcher ===== ===== Application Switcher =====
manual/Tour.txt · Last modified: 2017/08/22 02:18 by peternlewis