16 June 2023

Clippings 6.5 beta 1 released!

A beta release of the next version of Clippings is now available to early adopters and enthusiasts who are craving the latest and greatest! While this is a fairly stable beta release, users should expect to run into the occasional bug.

Read on to learn more about what's new in this release, and how to get it.

What's New

  • Symbols and emojis are now supported in placeholder default values
  • Formatted date/time placeholder values show up correctly in languages other than English
  • Placeholder prompt dialogs now display the name of the selected clipping, so that you know you've selected the right one
  • Other fixes and improvements

Things You Should Know About

  • Thunderbird Users: This version of Clippings is designed for Firefox and is not compatible with Thunderbird. Watch this blog for an announcement on a beta release of an upcoming new version of Clippings for Thunderbird.
  • Clippings 6.5 requires Firefox 102 or newer.
  • Some features may not be available when Firefox is in Private Browsing mode, or if the browser privacy settings are too restrictive.
  • If you want to use Sync Clippings, download and install the Sync Clippings helper app. More information and download links can be found on the Sync Clippings page on the AE Creations website.

How to Get It

IMPORTANT! If you're already using Clippings and want to try the beta release, back up your clippings first before upgrading.

To install this beta release:

  1. Head over to the Clippings 6.5 beta 1 page on GitHub.
  2. Look for the link to clippings-6.5b1.xpi, and then right-click on it and choose Save Link As. Save the XPI file to a location on your system.
  3. Open Add-ons Manager, then click on the gear icon on the top-right corner of the page and select Install Add-on From File. Locate and select the XPI file.
  4. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.

Help and Support

Questions and comments about Clippings should be posted to the AE Creations Help and Support forums, now hosted on Groups.io.

If you find a bug, you may file a bug report on GitHub. Please search the issues list first to confirm that your issue has not already been reported.

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