30 June 2010

Clippings 3.1.2 released

A new version of Clippings is available from Mozilla Add-ons and the AE Creations website.

Portable Firefox/Thunderbird users: There is a special version of Clippings designed for Portable Firefox/Thunderbird. See the Download and Install page on the Clippings website for the download link.

If you already have Clippings installed, you should receive the update if automatic extension updates are enabled. Otherwise, choose Tools → Add-ons from the main Firefox window, select Clippings in the list of installed extensions, right click and select Find Update.

What's New
  • Added ability to adjust the Clippings Manager tree list width; click and drag the splitter to the right of the tree list to change the width
  • If a clipping contains multiple occurrences of the same placeholder, you will only be prompted once for the placeholder value

Help and Support

Questions and comments about Clippings should be directed to the AE Creations forums.

15 June 2010

Changing the Clippings shortcut key prefix using Keyconfig

Many Clippings users have asked for a different prefix shortcut key combination, replacing the current CTRL+ALT+V prefix (Mac users need to hold down the Control and Option keys while pressing V), to trigger keyboard insert.

There is an extension for Firefox and Thunderbird, Keyconfig, that lets you change shortcut keys. More information on Keyconfig is available in the Mozillazine forums. After installing it, go to Tools -> Keyconfig and look for "Insert Clipping" in the list of command names. Select that to change the shortcut key combination. Here's a screen shot: