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Last post Author Topic: NoteFrog Pro (clipboard information manager) - Mini-Review  (Read 69679 times)

IainB

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Re: NoteFrog Pro (clipboard information manager) - Mini-Review
« Reply #125 on: May 11, 2015, 03:49 AM »
I have already sent Berry 2 test reports and have just now sent him a third - the latter about what I have termed "the Systray problem".
The symptoms are that sometimes, after being minimised/closed to the Systray, NF disappears from the Systray, though the process appears to continue.
The collage of screenshots below is intended to explain it, and what I could find out about it.

NoteFrog - v3.0.0507 not in Systray but still active process - Copy 01.png

I am providing the screenshot not so much as to describe an apparent error/bug, but rather to demonstrate how useful Screenshot Captor can be in problem analysis cases like this - where "a picture is worth a thousand words".
The picture is comprised of a sort of collage of different screenshot bits, starting with the first - which was of the Task Bar and Process Hacker window (which were side-by-side) - and then overlaying other screenshot clips and adding a text box and arrows, and expanding the canvas in SC (Objects-->Expand canvas to fit objects).
I'm sure I could have made it look nicer, if I took the time, but the thing is it would have been difficult for me to do this without using SC. SC really is a superbly crafted and useful tool for such purposes.   :Thmbsup:

The only constraint in using SC in this case seems to be in taking any screenshot of an area of the screen which contains a system pop-out window - and there were 2 such instances in this case. SC couldn't take such a clip without closing the pop-out window first, every time I tried it. The Windows Snipping Tool and the ABBYY Screenshot Reader weren't any better, but the OneNote Screen Clipping tool did the job just right as it freezes the on-screen display as soon as it is invoked, allowing the user to take their time to frame the section clip.

EDIT 2015-05-12 0146hrs: Having rebooted the laptop, I am pleased to report that the apparent "constraint" in SC no longer applies. In both cases, SC captures the stuff after nicely freezing the screen.
The only thing I can think might have caused it was my TouchPad mouse, which had been behaving very strangely, so I uninstalled it and restarted the laptop, whereupon the TouchPad was auto-reinstalled. The TouchPad is now working fine, and so is SC.
« Last Edit: May 11, 2015, 08:50 AM by IainB, Reason: EDIT at end of post. »

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Re: NoteFrog Pro (clipboard information manager) - Mini-Review
« Reply #126 on: September 02, 2017, 03:28 PM »
A strange web indeed !!!!

I don't see the download links anywhere !

Seems a project parked !
02.09.2017.21.32

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Re: NoteFrog Pro (clipboard information manager) - Mini-Review
« Reply #127 on: September 27, 2017, 01:13 PM »
download from http://notefrog.com/

not updated since 2015-October-11, in fact it seems you can't even buy it any more:

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and if you click "go PRO...", you will get a 404:

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« Last Edit: September 27, 2017, 01:22 PM by Curt »

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Re: NoteFrog Pro (clipboard information manager) - Mini-Review
« Reply #128 on: September 27, 2017, 03:11 PM »
My apologies for not posting about this before, but there was a post dated 2016-02-09 on the NoteFrog blog explaining the situation with NoteFrog, but that page has since been removed.
That page can be seen at: https://web.archive.org/web/20160324121747/http://notefrogblog.com/?p=670
The post seems to indicate that the project is in suspended animation or on indefinite hold.

Here is an image copy of the post (from Wayback): (the links seem to still work)
28_1136x686_718A7346.pngNoteFrog Pro (clipboard information manager) - Mini-Review