Re: [NTB] Fw: Worthwhile feature for OHS?
- Hi Malcom,
At 06:29 AM 10/02/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>Here's an e-mail from another list - one concerning a new hypertext systemYou can already do this with a clip. I have created a clibook library that
>now under development by Doug Engelbart, inventor of the mouse. I requested
>such a feature earlier, noting that it exists in InfoSelect, the most
>advanced PIM on the market.
>Basically, I want the ability to highlight text, then hit an icon and have a
>fresh document created for it in NoteTab (just like InfoSelect can do,
>except it creates a "note" within its textbase, not a separate
does this for outline files from any application including NoteTab. You
can download my library from:
Place this library in the libraries folder and select its tab which will
activate it. Then it will automatically capture the clipboard to a new
outline topic with a date/timestamp every time you copy text to the clipboard.
On the first line of the open clipbook you will see the left most part of:
\\ About CLIPSTOR
Double click on the \\ line and you will get an info box with information
on how to use this clipbook.
This clip does not do exactly what you are asking but it can be studied and
easily modified to do it.
Even without a clip, NoteTab has the ability to create new documents from
the clipboard with just one click of an icon button. Go to your main
toolbar and right-click on it. When the drop down menu appears select
"Properties". A dialog will appear that allows you to select the custom
buttons you want on your toolbar. Scroll down until you see on labeled
"Paste New" and select it. Now when you copy something to the clipboard,
just click that button and a new document will be opened and the clipboard
contents will be pasted into it.