RE: [Clip] clip families
> but I'm making a 'family' of libraries, about 7 or 8 total, all relatedI wrote a 'Master' clip a while back that does this and may be useful; to
> around a particular sort of task, and I want all other libraries hidden
> while they are visible so I can concentrate.
you in testing clip libraries. It pre-dates Waynes' Clip Librarian and works
in a different way.
The 'Master' clip generates a menu for all of the clips in a sub-directory
of 'libraries'. When you select any clip on the menu that clip's menu is
added (replacing any previous clip). This means that I can have access to
ten or so clips from a single tab on the Libraries bar. This is not easy to
describe so here's an example:
Say I have collected 8 different HTML clips so I put them all into an HTML
subdirectory, I create an 'HTML Master' clip in my Libraries directory. When
I select 'HTML Master' a list of 8 clip names appears in the clip window
with a divider below it. If I click on any of these names that clip opens in
the clip window below the divider. I can use that clip as long as I want to,
when I want another then I click on that name in the menu, the last clip
disappears and the new one takes its place. Once the Master file is set up
it refreshes itself from the sub-directory so adding and removing clips is
as simple as adding and removing them from the sub-directory.
I wrote this clip when I was new to Notetab and overwhelmed with clips.
Dividing them up into sub-directory by theme allowed me to look and compare
while I found out what I wanted to use.
The clip is at www.notetab.ch/clipbooks/lib+master.zip [Caution: it was
written for 4.5 and while it still works for me with groups of simple clips
I don't know how it will handle far-clips and some of the newer clip
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