Actions


Action Types

  1. Application Actions
    • Paste - Inserts the clipping into the clipboard and calls the Paste Script if exists.
    • Paste as Plain Text - Inserts the clipping without format into the clipboard and calls the Paste Script if exists.
    • Open - Open in default application
      • TEXT and IMAGE - Saves the clipping to a file in the temporary folder and opens this file in the default application.
      • LINK - Opens link in default browser.
      • FILE - Opens file/folder if exists and has permission to open.
      • FILES - Opens first file/folder if exists and if have permission for open.
    • Save to File
      • TEXT and IMAGE - Saves the clipping to the selected file.
      • LINK, FILE and FILES - Not supported.
    • Search with Google
      • TEXT and LINK - Search the clipping text with Google.
      • IMAGE, FILE and FILES - Not supported.
  2. Custom Actions
    • User Defined Actions using AppleScript or Automator Workflow.

Add Custom Actions

  1. Create AppleScript or Automator Workflow file in the Application Script Folder. (~/Library/Application Scripts/cz.jv.ClipboardManager)
  2. Reload Custom Actions in Preferences.

Some examples how create custom AppleScript Actions you can see in section AppleScript Examples.


Edit Actions

  • Set action icon.
  • Set action key shortcut.
  • Show action in menu.
  • Show action in quick panel.

Reset Actions

  • Reset actions in Preferences.

AppleScript Examples

Name AppleScript
Translate with Google
tell application "Safari" to open location "https://translate.google.com/#auto/en/" & (the clipboard as text)
activate application "Safari"
Search with YouTube
tell application "Safari" to open location "https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=" & (the clipboard as text)
activate application "Safari"
Search with Wikipedia
tell application "Safari" to open location "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/" & (the clipboard as text)
activate application "Safari"
Search with IMDb
tell application "Safari" to open location "https://www.imdb.com/find?q=" & (the clipboard as text)
activate application "Safari"
Search with ebay
tell application "Safari" to open location "https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=" & (the clipboard as text)
activate application "Safari"
Search with Amazon
tell application "Safari" to open location "https://www.amazon.com/s?field-keywords=" & (the clipboard as text)
activate application "Safari"