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Author Topic: Another small clipboard monitor  (Read 8552 times)

flamerz

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Another small clipboard monitor
« on: February 24, 2013, 05:59:56 PM »
Ok, nothing really new  :-[

I found some issues in another clipboard monitors and I coded mine. Really simple and lightweight.

File size is less than 80kb on disk, a single exe... low memory consumption too  :)

rpclip.jpg

Download rar file [32kb]
Thanks for reading.

NOTES:

* this app will capture the clipboard text each time that you copy some text to the windows clipboard and write it down in the application as you can see at the screenshot
* just to clear, the first button enable/disable the clipboard monitoring, second copies all the text to clipboard, and third delete the captured text.
* this software does not write anything to disk, your clips will not be saved.
* you can copy some selected text inside the app and it will not be duplicated again. Example: select 1982 and press Ctrl+C. Paste it elsewhere.
* with another clipboards tools, you can get duplicates while copying from certain controls (for example editplus monitor clipboard has this issue).
* this clipboard tool is lightweight, I tryed to use the windows api and no .net or extra dlls are required. Its using 500kb of memory while running on my windows xp, maybe windows 7 or 8 gives some extra space
* I verified this app in virus total. The executable file is not packed, feel free to ask me if you get some false positive. Maybe you will be alerted by some heuristics antivirus because this soft will be monitoring your clipboard

Feel free to send me bugs... I only tested this one by myself  :-\

* add: the app will remember the last position and size
* add: the app will start minimized if you close it from the taskbar or you shut down your computer while the app is minimized

19/03/2013
* add: pinned version allow to have clipboard monitor on top
« Last Edit: March 19, 2013, 02:09:38 PM by flamerz »

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2013, 07:16:21 PM »
Thanks flamerz!  Clean and simple.
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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2013, 07:28:24 PM »
Thanks flamerz, will try it shortly

Yes 1982 was a good year Forza Azzurri :D

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2013, 08:35:22 PM »
Nicely done, flamerz.   :Thmbsup:  Which language did you write it in?

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2013, 11:59:56 PM »
i used powerbasic 10 and windows api.

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2013, 07:56:22 AM »
This is something that I will find very useful.
Just one small request, would it be possible to change the default opening location?
My preference would be in a central position just above the taskbar, second choice would be bottom left, but anywhere at the edge of the screen would be good.
Thanks flamerz.
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I wonder what happens if I click on thi

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2013, 08:12:18 AM »
i'll add some settings to keep the position.

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2013, 08:37:08 AM »
i'll add some settings to keep the position.
Much appreciated, the only other thought was if there is a way to start it minimised?
I spent 25 years training to be an eccentric then I woke up one morning and realised that I'd cracked it.
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I wonder what happens if I click on thi

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2013, 08:43:27 AM »
I'll try to do my homeworks this sunday  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2013, 04:37:17 PM »
small update with the position/size feature.

i hope it works fine... im a bit sleepy now  ::)

« Last Edit: February 25, 2013, 05:55:16 PM by flamerz »

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2013, 09:33:47 AM »
Works perfectly on XP, I'll try it on 7 later, many thanks.
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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2013, 03:58:42 AM »
another small update today.

it will start minimized on computer restart when you not closed the app manually (you just forgot it on the taskbar).

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2013, 08:52:42 AM »
fixed some minor issues.

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #13 on: March 19, 2013, 02:10:49 PM »
small update. pinned window

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #14 on: March 20, 2013, 08:20:49 AM »
small update. pinned window

Useful addition, many thanks.
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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2013, 07:26:23 AM »
this is the current version that i'm using now.

i translated it to spanish... (sorry, i can set it back to english if any interested).

now has extra features.

F2 - set date time
F12 - hide toolbar

right click on the toobar area, show extra functions like:

insert from top/bottom
adjust text
order text
remove blank lines
remove dupes
some caps functions
open/save clips to disk

regards!

http://www.arrakis.e...car/pb/rpclipesp.zip

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2013, 09:01:07 PM »
Hi flamerz,

+1 for an English version...I use rpclip from time to time, and would find an English version to be best for my use.

(No hablo espaƱol bien y comprendo solo un poco.)

Thanks!

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2013, 07:14:46 AM »
lets see.. please check the translation :)

feel free to comment about better shortcuts if you feel unconfortable with preset ones.

http://www.arrakis.e...ar/pb/rpclipen15.zip

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #18 on: July 12, 2013, 10:50:17 PM »
Just downloaded the latest...it's all clear to me now!  ;)

The shortcuts aren't exactly intuitive, but I can probably handle the four of them--anyone else have suggestions for English version shortcuts?

One other thing I noticed, the white on white color scheme makes it a bit difficult to see if the option is toggled.

Thanks for the translated version!

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2013, 03:50:49 AM »
right click on the toolbar, you have some "hidden" options there.

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #20 on: November 25, 2013, 03:10:29 AM »
Hi flamerz, good work!


If I would use this tool I would miss two options from the menu:

* Add Header
* Add Footer



As header I would imagine the title of the window I had captured from, additional a timestamp.
like: "2013-11-25 10:10:29 - N.A.N.Y. 2014 Submission: clipboard monitor "rpclip" - DonationCoder.com - Mozilla Firefox"

As footer I could need a separator line like "\r\n\r\n /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\ \r\n\r\n"


Just my ideas   :Thmbsup:
« Last Edit: November 25, 2013, 03:15:35 AM by AbteriX »

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Re: Another small clipboard monitor
« Reply #21 on: November 25, 2013, 03:17:19 AM »
good idea.

thanks for the feedback AbteriX.