Hi Fred: Just a quick note to tell you about a great clipboard tool that I can’t live without.  It’s called Clipomatic, and is a small freeware utility developed by Mike Lin ( ).  It allows you to copy, cut and paste multiple items.  The problem with conventional cut-and-paste is that you can only paste the last item that you copied or cut.  Clipomatic will retain up to 64 items.
Clipomatic is similar to the Office clipboard in MS Office products, but works with all applications.  As well,  you can "program"it with up to 26 items that you use frequently (I have my name, e-mail address, phone number, other commonly-used text strings, and a few special characters such as an em dash programmed into Clipomatic).  It works from an icon in the taskbar as well as a hot-key (Ctrl-Alt-V is the default hot-key, which even I can remember!)
Cheers! —Richard Drdul

Mile Lin does good work (see ); this is probably another gem. 8-) Thanks, Richard!


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About Fred Langa

Fred Langa is senior editor. His LangaList Newsletter merged with Windows Secrets on Nov. 16, 2006. Prior to that, Fred was editor of Byte Magazine (1987 to 1991) and editorial director of CMP Media (1991 to 1996), overseeing Windows Magazine and others.