Clipboard Managers

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When developing content, throwing XHTML tags around client text and data can be a slow process without the clipboard. It hit me the other day that I should try to make use of multiple clipboards so in any text editor, I can keep a copy of an opening tag on one clipboard and the closing in another. Microsoft Office has a clipboard manager feature, but it doesn’t work across applications, nor did it have keyboard shortcuts to swap between the active clipboard. There are plenty of search results for clipboard managers on the web, these being a few of the best I found:

Of the two listed, Clipboards works much more in my favor. Using CTRL+C, CTRL+V, and CTRL+1 through 9 allows me to quickly jump between clipboards without having to change windows, make a selection, or open a taskbar icon.

Categories: Web Development
Tags: clipboardtagsxhtml
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