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ClipBook - Store multiple text & graphic clips for later use
I spent a couple of summers working on Macs writing documentation.
One of the most useful tools was the Mac Scrapbook, which allows you
to store any number of 'clips' (text and graphics) and then copy any
one to the clipboard so you can paste it into applications.
Items were placed in the scrapbook via the normal cut'n'paste keys.
In fact, I liked it so much that I wrote this - The Amiga
The Clipbook allows you to store text and graphics clips, scan through
them and copy any of them to the standard Amiga clipboard.
They can then be pasted into applications. To put something into
the Clipbook you simply have to copy it from an application and paste
it into the Clipbook.
Each clip in the Clipbook is displayed if possible. At the moment
only FTXT and ILBM clips are shown. Others can be stored but not
This is useful for logos, 'standard' blocks of text, graphics you use
often etc etc. If you use a particular graphics brush often then
instead of having to load it (and remember the path!) each time you
can simply store it in the clipboard and copy it out each time you
Clipbook opens on publicscreens.
Can be forced to open on *any* screen. (Useful as you don't
have to keep flicking between screens.)
Displays ILBM clips.
Each clip can be named, so even clips it can't display can be
Can use any viewer to view the whole clip. (Such as Multiview)
Can use different viewers for different types of clips
Can be controlled completely from the keyboard (and mouse of course!)
Can load clips into the Clipbook from any IFF file.
Can be told to automatically paste anything that's cut/copied
directly into the Clipbook.
It's a commodity, so has hotkey and other normal Commodity goodies
OS Version 2.04+
iff.library (included in archive)
Will work from floppies, but has been designed with
hard drive users in mind
Any Aminet ftp site, such as ftp.wustl.edu (188.8.131.52).
This version (1.2) is free!
All code is Copyright 1994 Nick Portalski. It may be copied and distributed
so long as no commercial profit is made out of it. It may not be modified,
sold, or included in any commercial distribution without my written
permission. Public Domain vendors are not allowed to sell this program for
more than the price of a regular disk, which should be no more than the
equivalent of 5 Dollars (excluding CD-ROMS).
The author takes no responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from
the use of this program.