Posts Tagged “popclip”

  • Invoking PopClip on an existing selection

    I love PopClip, and have done quite a bit of hacking around with it. Once you get used to it and come to expect it popping up, the only annoyance is that all your handy tools aren't there when you make a keyboard selection, or when you accidentally dismiss the popup before you choose the extension to run. Easily fixed, fortunately.…

  • PopMaker: a PopClip extension generator

    I don't know yet if this project is going any further, but I thought I'd share what I've been experimenting with. It occurred to me --- after a couple dozen request for "can you make a PopClip extension for this?" --- that I could probably put the power in the hands of people who aren't necessarily comfortable editing PLIST files. I present PopMaker.…

  • Sum: PopClip extension

    I turned yesterday's simple "Total Numbers" service into a PopClip extension. Just select some text and all of the numbers in it are added up (with consideration for negative numbers). The result is shown in a popup and copied to the clipboard.…

  • Link cleaning extensions for PopClip

    I've just added a couple of extensions to the PopClip collection. They lengthen short urls and clean query strings out. One (LinkCleaner) is for replacing text in an editor, and the other (CopyCleanLinks) is for copying to the clipboard.…

  • Twitterify Popclip Extension

    I've added a quick new PopClip extension called "Twitterify" to the collection. It will convert any @names and #tags in the selected text to Markdown or HTML links pointing to the user's page on Twitter or a Twitter search for the hashtag. It's something I find myself doing pretty often when writing blog posts that mention users. I rarely link hashtags, but it seemed like a pretty standard addition.…

  • Web Markdownifier for PopClip

    To follow up on my Marker bookmarklet, I've created a PopClip extension called WebMarkdown (a.k.a. WebMD) that does pretty much the same thing (take a web page selection and turn it into Markdown). It's a handy trick when you're gathering notes or just want to save a portion of an article.…

  • Wallflowers: my favorite OS X augmentations

    There are quite a few apps on my machine that run in the background, waiting for that moment when they get to shine. These apps augment the OS X experience in ways that I'd have trouble functioning without.…

  • Yes, I spend too much time tweaking PopClip

    I made a few changes and additions to my PopClip extensions early this morning. The GitHub repo is current and the project page is updated.…

  • Editor and CriticMarkup extensions for PopClip

    Update: Of course, as usual, I did this without checking to see if there was already a PopClip extension for CriticMarkup. I haven't tried the one that comes with the download, so I can't say if mine adds anything worthwhile or not. If you have input, let me know.…

  • It's a blue period, but with PopClip instead of paint

    I recently put version 1.8 of "Brett's PopClip Extensions" up for download, and added a project page with the latest information. It's become quite a collection, I figured it was time. Here's a rundown of some of the most recent changes.…

  • PopClip hacking

    I've obviously been on a PopClip kick lately. I run a lot of my little scripts through Services, but there are only so many shortcut combinations on a keyboard (and in my memory) and right clicking to run a Service is cumbersome. PopClip streamlines it for me, so I'm exploring...…

  • Too many wrappers - a PopClip Extension

    It started last night when I put together a little app that could generate PopClip extensions. I'm embedding the video for it at the end of this post because it was really fun to make, but I've decided not to distribute it for a while. I have future plans to make it useful, but for now its functionality can be replicated with the "Options" dictionary that I hadn't noticed before in PopClip extensions. It allows you to build a config panel right in PopClip.…

  • Converting Markdown to a mind map

    I'm working on a "Brainstorming workflow" post right now, and in the process I realized I needed a better tool to turn quick Markdown/plain text scribblings into mind maps. I put together a script that will accept a variety of (logical) plain text outline formats and convert them into an indented list in your clipboard. The result is formatted so that pasting it into a mind mapping application will result in a perfect set of topics and nodes for expanding on the outline.…

  • CopyPLUS for PopClip

    > Update: I somehow completely overlooked that this extension already exists (see Append on the main extensions page.) The differences are minor, though mine does account for some additional (rare) character encoding issues. Nothing you should swap out for if you're already using Append. > > I need to spend more time searching before I decide to solve problems. And sleeping. More sleeping.…

  • Comment extension for PopClip

    I added a new extension to my PopClip collection this morning. It creates comments of various syntax from selected text. It's called, creatively enough, the Comment Extension.…

  • SkypeCall extension for PopClip

    I recently added a PopClip extension for dialing Skype to my collection. It scans selected text for a 7 or 10-digit phone number, offering a Skype button in the PopClip popup if it finds one. When activated, it dials the first match in the selected text.…

  • Web Excursions for March 25, 2013
  • More Markdown for PopClip

    I wrote a few new PopClip extensions over the weekend. There were several features from the Markdown Service Tools that I thought would be really handy to have right after making a mouse selection.…

  • OpenURLS PopClip extension

    I added a new PopClip extension to my collection this morning. It's called OpenURLS and it does exactly what you think: it scans selected text for urls (http or custom handlers) and opens everything it finds in each urls default application.…

  • Markdownify extension for PopClip

    I'm starting a collection of PopClip extensions. I'm playing with a few right now, but the repository currently consists of a lame one plugin. However, it's a pretty handy one.…