Script Software International this week announced the release of the multiple clipboard utility CopyPaste 4.0.2, a major upgrade from version 3.2.2, reviewed in CopyPaste: A Scoffer No More (TidBITS 364). New features include a CopyPaste Palette that provides visual access to ten clipboards plus all other CopyPaste features, support for drag & drop of items onto the CopyPaste Palette, and the capability to view and modify clipboards. Also new are tools that can convert back and forth between special characters and HTML entities, wrap text at 60 characters for email formatting, and convert short dates to long date formats.
Copy Existing Filename to 'Save As' Field
While many utilities provide file naming automation, they're mostly overkill for those cases when you need to make small variations in file content while ensuring the documents group together in a "by name" list.
In the Save As dialog, the default name is the current document name. You can quickly change this to match any existing file.
1. Make the list of files the active element.
2. Click on a grayed-out filename, which momentarily turns black.
3. The Save As field now contains the filename you just clicked.
You can modify the name (adding, say, "version 3") or overwrite that existing file you clicked.
- CopyPaste: A Scoffer No More (03 Feb 97)