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ClipViewer About Window
ClipViewer Application Window


ClipViewer Icon.png ClipViewer is a clipboard manager for OS 3 and 4. It is part of the Enhancer Software package and can be downloaded from the Updater tool.

The main features of ClipViewer are:

  • view clips easily and quickly in a list
  • search clips for keywords
  • organise and save clips
  • stays resident in memory (started from WBStartUp) and can be invoked at any time with hotkey combination or directly in supported applications

Opening ClipViewer

ClipViewer application window is hidden by default and can be invoked at any time by either using Exchanger or by using the hotkey combination of CTRL-ALT-V

Some programs such as MultiViewer and MultiEdit have direct ClipViewer support: simply select the Open ClipViewer.. option in the Edit menu.

ClipViewer Toolbar

ClipViewer MenuBar.png

The tool bar features the following icons from left to right:

  • Select a file to be copied to the clipboard
  • Save the selected clip
  • Delete the selected clip from history
  • Cut the selected clip to the clipboard
  • Copy the selected clip to the clipboard
  • Paste the selected clip
  • View the selected clip in the configured viewer
  • Edit the selected clip to the configured editor
  • Search the history
  • Open the About window

Searching Clips

To search for a text phrase in the clips list, you will then need to click the Search the history icon in the toolbar. Underneath the toolbar a Pattern text box will appear where you can enter your search phrase.

ClipViewer Search.png

Clicking the Search button invokes the search. There are additional search options that can be selected:

  • Ignore letter case
  • Only whole words
  • Search all units

If the latter option is not selected, only the current unit will be searched.

Installation Files

ClipViewer Icon.png
ClipViewer is installed in the Commodities drawer (in Utilties) and runs from the WBStartUp
ClipView Library Icon.png
ClipView.library is a library which is installed in the Libs drawer

The image data is installed in the Prefs/Presets/ClipViewer drawer

The preferences data is installed in ENVARC: (and copied automatically to ENV: at boot time)

ClipViewer requires the Shared Image Class to be installed in the Images sub directory of the Classes drawer.

ClipViewer also uses the InfoWindow Class if installed in Classes drawer.

ClipViewer also uses the ToolBar Gadget Class if installed in Classes/Gadgets drawer.