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  • Don - htmlfixit.com
    ... I presume you mean the archived posts in yahoogroups for the clips list? I use google personally to find one when I want it as I find that the search
    Message 1 of 15 , Jan 2, 2006
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      edwhn wrote:
      > How do I access or view the postings?
      >
      I presume you mean the archived posts in yahoogroups for the clips list?
      I use google personally to find one when I want it as I find that the
      search function in yahoogroups is near worthless.
      Has anybody tried the google groups by the way?

      Otherwise you can get them here:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ntb-clips/ so long as you are member of
      the group which you must be because ... you posted to the list.

      Don
    • John Mitchell
      Tuesday, January 3, 2006, 2:16:04 PM, Don wrote: snip... ... snip... Don, could you elaborate on how you search for posts using Google or Google Groups? What
      Message 2 of 15 , Jan 2, 2006
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        Tuesday, January 3, 2006, 2:16:04 PM, Don wrote:
        snip...
        > I presume you mean the archived posts in yahoogroups for the clips list?
        > I use google personally to find one when I want it as I find that the
        > search function in yahoogroups is near worthless.
        > Has anybody tried the google groups by the way?
        snip...
        Don, could you elaborate on how you search for posts using Google or
        Google Groups? What keywords do you use to home in on something
        specific. I just played around a bit and was only able to find matches
        on my local disk.
        --
        Regards, John M
      • rpdooling
        ... You mean, in general, or tried setting up a notetab group there? I hang out in comp.lang.python. It is faster and easier to search and better looking
        Message 3 of 15 , Jan 2, 2006
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          >anybody tried google groups

          You mean, in general, or tried setting up a notetab group there? I
          hang out in comp.lang.python. It is faster and easier to search and
          "better looking" IMO:

          http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python

          But I don't know if anyone has ever tried setting up a notetab group
          there. When you search google groups on NoteTab you get a lot of hits
          in alt.comp.freeware but there's no forum devoted to NoteTab. You'd
          have to lead a revolution, I'll bet.

          --- In ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com, "Don - htmlfixit.com" <don@h...> wrote:
          >
          > edwhn wrote:
          > > How do I access or view the postings?
          > >
          > I presume you mean the archived posts in yahoogroups for the clips list?
          > I use google personally to find one when I want it as I find that the
          > search function in yahoogroups is near worthless.
          > Has anybody tried the google groups by the way?
          >
          > Otherwise you can get them here:
          > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ntb-clips/ so long as you are member of
          > the group which you must be because ... you posted to the list.
          >
          > Don
          >
        • Don - htmlfixit.com
          ... I do it like this and get hits all the time: site:http://groups.yahoo.com/ notetab regex site:http://groups.yahoo.com/ notetab clip etc.
          Message 4 of 15 , Jan 2, 2006
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            John Mitchell wrote:
            > snip...
            > Don, could you elaborate on how you search for posts using Google or
            > Google Groups? What keywords do you use to home in on something
            > specific. I just played around a bit and was only able to find matches
            > on my local disk.

            I do it like this and get hits all the time:
            site:http://groups.yahoo.com/ notetab regex
            site:http://groups.yahoo.com/ notetab clip
            etc.
          • Don - htmlfixit.com
            snip... ... I was just saying in general. Am not trying to get something going. But I guess I find it ironic that I use google to find yahoo groups messages.
            Message 5 of 15 , Jan 2, 2006
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              snip...
              > But I don't know if anyone has ever tried setting up a notetab group
              > there. When you search google groups on NoteTab you get a lot of hits
              > in alt.comp.freeware but there's no forum devoted to NoteTab. You'd
              > have to lead a revolution, I'll bet.
              I was just saying in general. Am not trying to get something going.
              But I guess I find it ironic that I use google to find yahoo groups
              messages.
            • rpdooling
              don I do it like this and get hits all the time: don site:http://groups.yahoo.com/notetab regex don site:http://groups.yahoo.com/notetab clip etc. I bet
              Message 6 of 15 , Jan 2, 2006
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                don> I do it like this and get hits all the time:
                don> site:http://groups.yahoo.com/notetab regex
                don> site:http://groups.yahoo.com/notetab clip etc.

                I bet that spawns a clip or two.

                rpd

                --- In ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com, "Don - htmlfixit.com" <don@h...> wrote:
                >
                > John Mitchell wrote:
                > > snip...
                > > Don, could you elaborate on how you search for posts using Google or
                > > Google Groups? What keywords do you use to home in on something
                > > specific. I just played around a bit and was only able to find matches
                > > on my local disk.
                >
                > I do it like this and get hits all the time:
                > site:http://groups.yahoo.com/ notetab regex
                > site:http://groups.yahoo.com/ notetab clip
                > etc.
                >
              • Don - htmlfixit.com
                ... Sometimes you are bloody brilliant! ;*** Effort by Don Passenger ;*** don@htmlfixit.com ;*** discuss things live in chat at http://htmlfixit.com ;***
                Message 7 of 15 , Jan 3, 2006
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                  rpdooling wrote:
                  > don> I do it like this and get hits all the time:
                  > don> site:http://groups.yahoo.com/notetab regex
                  > don> site:http://groups.yahoo.com/notetab clip etc.
                  >
                  > I bet that spawns a clip or two.
                  >
                  > rpd

                  Sometimes you are bloody brilliant!

                  ;*** Effort by Don Passenger
                  ;*** don@...
                  ;*** discuss things live in chat at http://htmlfixit.com
                  ;*** donations welcome at http://htmlfixit.com
                  ;*** Search Google for Notetab Messages
                  ;*** based on Utilities Library + RP Doolings Idea

                  ;START
                  ; Clear variables
                  ^!ClearVariables
                  ^!If ^$GetSelSize$ > 0 HaveSelection ELSE NoSelection

                  :HaveSelection
                  ^!Set %SearchTerm%=^$GetSelection$
                  ^!Goto TheSearch

                  :NoSelection
                  ^!Set %SearchTerm%=^?{Type in All Search Terms Separated by a Space}
                  ^!Goto TheSearch

                  :TheSearch
                  ;replace all spaces in search term with +
                  ^!Set %SearchTerm%=^$StrReplace(" ";"+";"^%SearchTerm%";0;0)$
                  ^!URL
                  http://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fgroups.yahoo.com+notetab+^%SearchTerm%
                  ;line 25 if no lines are wrapped
                • John Mitchell
                  ... Thanks. I wasn t familiar with the site: construct. Very useful. -- Regards, John M
                  Message 8 of 15 , Jan 3, 2006
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                    Tuesday, January 3, 2006, 4:39:04 PM, Don wrote:
                    > John Mitchell wrote:
                    >> snip...
                    > I do it like this and get hits all the time:
                    > site:http://groups.yahoo.com/ notetab regex
                    > site:http://groups.yahoo.com/ notetab clip
                    > etc.
                    >> snip...
                    Thanks. I wasn't familiar with the site: construct. Very useful.
                    --
                    Regards, John M
                  • Jeff
                    great don, but it doesn t focus on the google search page, it inserts it into the focused Notetab doc. ... [Non-text portions of this message have been
                    Message 9 of 15 , Jan 3, 2006
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                      great don, but it doesn't focus on the google search page, it inserts
                      it into the focused Notetab doc.

                      Don - htmlfixit.com wrote:

                      >rpdooling wrote:
                      >
                      >
                      >>don> I do it like this and get hits all the time:
                      >>don> site:http://groups.yahoo.com/notetab regex
                      >>don> site:http://groups.yahoo.com/notetab clip etc.
                      >>
                      >>I bet that spawns a clip or two.
                      >>
                      >>rpd
                      >>
                      >>
                      >
                      >Sometimes you are bloody brilliant!
                      >
                      >;*** Effort by Don Passenger
                      >;*** don@...
                      >;*** discuss things live in chat at http://htmlfixit.com
                      >;*** donations welcome at http://htmlfixit.com
                      >;*** Search Google for Notetab Messages
                      >;*** based on Utilities Library + RP Doolings Idea
                      >
                      >;START
                      >; Clear variables
                      >^!ClearVariables
                      >^!If ^$GetSelSize$ > 0 HaveSelection ELSE NoSelection
                      >
                      >:HaveSelection
                      >^!Set %SearchTerm%=^$GetSelection$
                      >^!Goto TheSearch
                      >
                      >:NoSelection
                      >^!Set %SearchTerm%=^?{Type in All Search Terms Separated by a Space}
                      >^!Goto TheSearch
                      >
                      >:TheSearch
                      >;replace all spaces in search term with +
                      >^!Set %SearchTerm%=^$StrReplace(" ";"+";"^%SearchTerm%";0;0)$
                      >^!URL
                      >http://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fgroups.yahoo.com+notetab+^%SearchTerm%
                      >;line 25 if no lines are wrapped
                      >
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                    • Jeff
                      I have this HTML code on one of my pages:
                      Message 10 of 15 , Jan 3, 2006
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                        I have this HTML code on one of my pages:



                        <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="80%"
                        summary="DATA">
                        <tr>
                        <td align="center" valign="middle"><img src="
                        img/google-logo.gif" width="150" height="55" border="0" alt="
                        "><img src="img/rootsweb.gif" width="66" height="75" border="
                        0" alt=""></td>

                        <td>

                        <form method="get" action="http://www.google.com/search">
                        <p>Keywords:<br>
                        <input type="text" name="q" size="30" maxlength="255">
                        Or<br>
                        Exact Phrase:<br>
                        <input type="text" name="as_epq" size="30" maxlength="
                        255"><br>
                        <input type="submit" name="btnG" value="Rootsweb Sites">

                        <input type="RESET" value="Reset">
                        <!-- DO NOT FILTER RESULTS -->
                        <input type="hidden" name="filter" value="0">
                        <!-- LANGUAGE ENGLISH -->
                        <input type="hidden" name="hl" value="en">
                        <!-- MAXIMUM RESULTS RETURNED -->
                        <input type="hidden" name="num" value="100">
                        <!-- SITE TO SEARCH -->
                        <input type="hidden" name="as_sitesearch" value="
                        http://www.rootsweb.com"></p>
                        </form>
                        </td>

                        </tr>
                        </table>
                      • Don - htmlfixit.com
                        ... Not in my world Jeff :-) Must be a difference in our setups? What are you getting inserted into the notetab document? The search terms? There was one
                        Message 11 of 15 , Jan 3, 2006
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                          Jeff wrote:
                          > great don, but it doesn't focus on the google search page, it inserts
                          > it into the focused Notetab doc.
                          >

                          Not in my world Jeff :-) Must be a difference in our setups?
                          What are you getting inserted into the notetab document? The search terms?
                          There was one really long line near the end, could that by any chance
                          have gotten wrapped in email?
                        • hsavage
                          ... terms? Don, Jeff, Using a modified version of this clip to Google with works pretty well. I don t have a problem with the search page not being displayed
                          Message 12 of 15 , Jan 7, 2006
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                            Don - htmlfixit.com wrote:
                            > Jeff wrote:
                            >> great don, but it doesn't focus on the google search page, it inserts
                            >> it into the focused Notetab doc.
                            >
                            > Not in my world Jeff :-) Must be a difference in our setups?
                            > What are you getting inserted into the notetab document? The search
                            terms?

                            Don, Jeff,

                            Using a modified version of this clip to Google with works pretty well.
                            I don't have a problem with the search page not being displayed or
                            focused. Don's suggestion of a mis-wrapped line could well be correct.

                            You could go to the second link below, copy and paste that clip and it
                            should work, it does for me, and you, at least, won't have to worry
                            about wrapped lines.
                            <>-------------------------<>


                            I've fashioned a small clip to prepare clips to be uploaded to
                            'htmlfixit.com'. I, also, have uploaded that clip and another to your site.

                            The addresses are below, check them out.

                            This is a link to FiXiT_UpLoadeR, it appears to have worked twice at
                            least. You add this clip to a clipbook, and/or the personal toolbar,
                            select the clip you want to upload to fixit and run the clip.

                            As I said, it's worked twice for me so far and displays correctly for
                            copying and pasting a working clip.

                            http://htmlfixit.com/blog/index.php?p=343
                            <>-------------------------<>


                            This clip is 'NoteTab Googler, a variation of your Googler clip, you may
                            want to check it also. And, should I post, at least, this second link
                            on the clips list so others may try it?

                            http://htmlfixit.com/blog/index.php?p=344
                            <>-------------------------<>


                            The third clip, so far, is one that will UUencode/UUdecode clips so they
                            will fit into the width parameters of email without getting wrapped.
                            The one clip does both processes, encoding and decoding. It's an extra
                            step or two but worth it to get a clip you can paste into a clipbook and
                            not have to worry about wrapped lines. This is the link.

                            http://htmlfixit.com/blog/index.php?p=346
                            <>-------------------------<>


                            These clips can be copied and pasted directly in to a clipbook. Just go
                            to the appropriate link, select the appropriate part of the text and
                            copy to clipboard. Then paste it into a clipbook and you should have a
                            working clip with no worry about wrapped lines.


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                          • Don - htmlfixit.com
                            ... Dang that is slick! It isn t obvious right off that it will auto search for the highlighted terms at the time it is started. You only get the dialog box
                            Message 13 of 15 , Jan 7, 2006
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                              hsavage wrote:
                              > Using a modified version of this clip to Google with works pretty well.
                              > I don't have a problem with the search page not being displayed or
                              > focused. Don's suggestion of a mis-wrapped line could well be correct.
                              >
                              > You could go to the second link below, copy and paste that clip and it
                              > should work, it does for me, and you, at least, won't have to worry
                              > about wrapped lines.

                              Dang that is slick! It isn't obvious right off that it will auto search
                              for the highlighted terms at the time it is started. You only get the
                              dialog box if nothing is selected.

                              Ironically the version five thread over on the NTO list was a result of
                              my using MY google clip one day when I had the entire document selected
                              and it brought me to a competitors product that got me going on when if
                              ever we might see version five. On that misfire it somehow decided to
                              open about 15 tabs each with a different "RANDOM" site given that my
                              selection was also random. I was not sure why I got multiple windows,
                              but it was an interesting while.

                              Anyway, this google search is quite cool ...
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