[SOLVED] Add commonly used presets to Klipper?

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[SOLVED] Add commonly used presets to Klipper?

Post by FuLl » Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:05 pm

I find myself either typing or copy/pasting the same few entries all the time throughout the day. I see Klipper has a section called 'Actions', & I looked at the docs online but it was all over my head. I'm still not sure if what I want to do is even possible.

I remember the Opera browser way back in the day had clipboard presets, & I figure I could find a Chrome extension to do that, though I'd rather have it available system-wide if possible.

Anyone know how to do this?
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Re: Add commonly used presets to Klipper?

Post by phd21 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:28 pm

Hi FuLl,

There is an excellent application called "autokey-gtk" in the Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager (SPM) that I use everyday to help with automatically typing in common words or phrases that I use a lot. You can set key combinations or abbreviations to trigger an entry. I have this startup with my Linux Mint system so that it is always available.

For example, I can type in "w1" and it will paste the text below into whatever application I have in focus.
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Hope this helps ...
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Re: Add commonly used presets to Klipper?

Post by FuLl » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:36 pm

phd21 wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:28 pm
There is an excellent application called "autokey-gtk"
Awesome, thanks!

Marking solved.

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Re: Add commonly used presets to Klipper?

Post by phd21 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:48 pm

Hi FuLl,

You are welcome...

(autokey "y1") :)
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