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  • Patricia Tidmarsh
    Thanks -- and also thanks for instructions how to get a clip from email to a library -- which has eluded me so far.
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 12, 2004
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      Thanks -- and also thanks for instructions how to get a clip from email to
      a library -- which has eluded me so far.



      On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Jim Hall wrote:

      > Jim,
      >
      > At 05:22 AM 3/12/2004, you wrote:
      > >Hi,
      > >Is there any way to open the same document to two different spots?
      >
      >
      > I too need to view the same file in both panes almost daily and the lack of this feature almost turned me away from NoteTab way back in the "old days" :-)
      >
      > Fortunately, I figured out a little work around that works and thanks to that, I'm still using old faithful after all of these years.
      >
      > The following clip is annotated and is pretty straight forward. You just have to remember that the copy in the left window is write protected to protect you from yourself by not letting you change the wrong version.
      >
      > Once finished with the copy in the left window, just close it and it will be gone and not leave extra baggage on your hard drive.
      >
      > It can add a lot of data to the clipboard but for me the reason for using it is to copy data from the top of a file and paste it to the bottom so my clipboard gets cleared right away.
      >
      > I still use it as is (I'm too lazy to change it) but feel free to change it to suit your needs or update it to current clip commands as you like.
      >
      >
      > The Clip below can be copied from this Post to the Windows Clipboard and Added to the Current Library using the "Add from Clipboard" Command found in the Clipbook Pop Up menu (Right Click in Clipbook Window) or from the TOOLS|CLIPBOOK Menu.
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      > Edit Copy in Second Window
      >
      > ;Get Name of current document
      > ^!Set %oldfilename%=^$GetDocName$
      > ;Extract path info
      > ^!Set %path%=^$Getpath(^%oldfilename%)$
      > ;Extract filename without path info
      > ^!Set %filename%=^$GetFileName(^%oldfilename%)$
      > ;Text to insert in old file name
      > ^!Set %copy%="Original Copy of "
      > ;Build new file name
      > ^!Set %newfilename%=^%path%
      > ^!Append %newfilename%= ^%copy%
      > ^!Append %newfilename%= ^%filename%
      > ^!Save AS ^%newfilename%
      > ;Make original copy read only
      > ^!Keyboard Alt+D O
      > ;Copy all text from file 1 in window 1
      > ^!Toolbar Copy All
      > ;Create file 2 and paste file 1 data to it
      > ^!Toolbar Paste New
      > ;Open second window with file 2 open in it
      > ^!Keyboard Shift+Ctrl+W
      > ;Move cursor to top of file
      > ^!Keyboard Ctrl+Home
      > ;Save the new document to the old document name
      > ^!Save AS ^%oldfilename%
      > ;Delete the "Original Copy of " old document disk file
      > ^!DeleteFile "^%newfilename%"
      >
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      >
      > Regards,
      >
      > Jim
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