[Goodie] How to clip text to CN using mouse gestures

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[Goodie] How to clip text to CN using mouse gestures

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:12 am

Sometimes it's just more convenient to use only the mouse. Alas, CintaNotes yet doesn't support direct drag-and-drop from other applications.
However, there's an easy solution to this problem! If you follow the instructions below, you'll be able to clip selected text via holding right mouse button and drawing "<" !

1) Download a free utility called StrokesPlus from http://www.strokesplus.com
2) Install and run it
3) Right-click on its tray icon, select "Actions"
4) Add a new action called "Clip to CN"
5) Define a gesture for it (I used a gesture which resembles CN's logo, looking like "<", starting from top to bottom)
6) In the "Lua script" window, write:

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acSendKeys("^{F12}")

Note that this is for default clipping hotkey Ctrl+F12. If you have a different clipping hotkey, you need to change the parameter
accordingly. For example, I have
acSendKeys("@q") for Win+Q.
7) Press OK and that's it - now you can select some text with the mouse, draw < while holding the Right mouse button, and the text will go straight to CN!

Enjoy! ;)
Alex
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Re: [Goodie] How to clip text to CN using mouse gestures

Postby gustms » Sun Nov 02, 2014 12:23 am

Another way to do this is using the great program FastKeys ( http://fastkeys.vze.com/ ).

It's not free ($10) but can do way more things than just mouse gestures. Based on AutoHotkey code.

For doing the same thing, create a Mouse Gesture with the path you want, and add this code:

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Type: Send
Command: ^{F12}
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Re: [Goodie] How to clip text to CN using mouse gestures

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Mon Nov 03, 2014 2:16 pm

Good to know that, thanks for sharing the info!
Alex

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