Impressive!  

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Doug Blank <doug.blank@gmail.com> wrote:
I forgot to mention that I was inspired to put the Clipboard Gramplet
together after watching a video on Firefox's new Tab Candy:

http://www.geektv.info/video/recensioni/firefox-an-introduction-to-firefoxs-tab-candy

I had been thinking since the first Gramplet that I wanted some way to
group items. Further inspiration got me creating a Youtube video
showing the Clipboard Gramplet in action:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoTvwvteJjk

It would be nice if we could get some users making videos for demo,
instruction, and commercial purposes. I'd be glad to document this
process.

-Doug

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Doug Blank <doug.blank@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been working on bringing the Scratchpad/Clipboard up to date, and
> have made some changes to make it more useful. In addition, I've
> created a new Clipboard Gramplet addon for trunk [1] that allows you
> to keep a persistent set of objects together. Not all of the new
> features are in the Scratchpad yet, but if you like the Clipboard
> Gramplet, I'll make the Scratchpad behave mostly identically.
>
> The new features:
>
> - multi select and drag-n-drop now works for all listviews and clipboards
> - clipboard items have appropriate icons
> - sortable columns
> - double-click to bring up clipped items in editor
> - persistence between sessions
> - items are unavailable when in another database
> - delete items with del key
>
> Features I would like to add:
>
> - Add family to list objects to store
> - Add right-click options (make item active in associated view, etc)
> - Add drag and drop to Quick View tables
> - Create a filter from a list of objects (that would allow printing,
> export, etc)
> - Add Control+C that would copy selected objects to clipboard
>
> Known issues:
>
> - Tooltips come up unexpectedly sometimes (may just turn off)
> - Del key removes half of those selected
>
> If anyone sees any problems, or has any other ideas, please post here.
>
> Thanks,
>
> -Doug
>
> [1] - http://www.gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=ClipboardGramplet
>

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