Version 5.2.5

  • Fixed: Copy & Paste works again with recent Word / Office versions.
  • Fixed: Clippings from iOS (via Handoff feature) are not automatically recorded any more.
  • Fixed: Handles huge texts in the clipboard better.
  • Fixed: Image and file copying with Evernote (see also: http://iclipapp.com/help/evernote-copy-image.html).
  • Fixed: Update checking works again with older Mac OS versions (10.6, 10.7 and 10.8).
  • Fixed: Editing a multi-item text clipping by writing into the popup preview window does now properly turn it into a single-item clipping.
  • Fixed: No more flicker when dragging over a clipping over a bin or the [+] button.
  • Fixed: Multi-Item text clippings show text of all items in Preview.
  • Fixed: Clips from the app InShort now show a preview instead of just a "?".
  • Fixed: Using the Copy command in an application, then quickly switching to another app, won't switch back to the previous app any more.
  • Fixed: Lists 1Password again in the Excluded Apps preferences. Also adds a Defaults button to reset the apps to iClip's suggestion.
  • Fixed: Undo now works on clippings modified by manually invoked scripts.
  • Improved: When switching to another Clip Set via the pop-up menu, iClip won't automatically hide any more.
  • Improved: Help was updated with the new Hot Click and Hot Key features.
  • Improved: Multiple text items can now be dragged into a single bin.
  • Improved: Updates Help for Preferences, explaining the Show/Hide checkbox and hot key better.
  • Changed: Web Popups now open larger (at 1000 x 400)
  • New: Hot Click "Show/hide name overlay".
  • New: Items can be added to existing clippings in bins by holding down the Option (alt) key during dragging. Works only with text and file aliases, not with images and other types (sadly, most other apps do not properly check for the possibility of multiple items in the clipboard, hence this restriction). It is also planned to provide a Hot Key for this in the next beta release.
  • New: Multiple Paste mode (via Hot Key or shift+option click onto menu bar icon).
  • New: Hot Clicks for moving and copying a clip to a different Clip Set.
  • New: New hidden pref "Popup Preview Always Opens Zoomed" (YES/NO).
  • New: New hidden pref "Keep name always when copying into bin" (Boolean) for keeping the name of the bin even if the copied item comes its own suitable name already. This is useful when copying from FileMaker, for instance, where copied objects often have names assigned.
  • New: New hidden pref for overriding the background color of Popup Preview windows and the transparency of Styled and HTML previews ("Popup Preview bg color", "Popup Preview bg opaque", optionally followed by either " Web clipping" or " Styled text clipping").
  • New: The Clip Set selection popup button can now have an up/down button next to it. To enable it, choose the Slim skin and set the Prefs key "clipSetsPopupMenuType override" to 2, e.g. with these Terminal.app commands:
    • defaults write com.irradiatedsoftware.iClip "clipSetsPopupMenuType override" 2
    • defaults write com.irradiatedsoftware.iClip "clipSetsPopupMenu leftAdjust" -4
    • defaults write com.irradiatedsoftware.iClip "clipSetsPopupMenu rightAdjust" 6
  • New: Scripts that calculate the math result of a clip and either append or replace the result.
  • Scripting improvements:
    • New: Can now use Unix text filters and Automator workflows, as supported by BBEdit, see http://bbeditextras.org/wiki/index.php?title=Text_Filters.
    • Fixed: «make new clip item with data "some text"» works now.
    • Fixed: 'text content' of 'clipping' class returns text of all items combined.
    • Fixed: 'move' command for bins can now move past the bin following the last bin.
    • New: 'text items separator' in 'application' class.
    • New: 'recording target' in 'application' class.
    • New: 'last used bin position' in 'clip set' class.
    • New: 'clip item' class responds to 'delete', 'clear', 'make' and 'duplicate' commands.
    • New: 'clipping' class responds to 'clear' command.
    • New: 'make' and 'duplicate' commands for 'clipping' class accept a 'clip item' for initialization.

Version 5.2.4

This is an important update to prevent loss of your clippings that could occur with versions 5.2 to 5.2.3. Please update iClip as soon as possible.

  • Fixed: No more corrupted databases after iClip crashed.
  • Fixed: Does not crash any more after days or weeks of use if iClip is never quit.
  • Fixed: Automatic window hiding does not get stuck when switching Clipping Sets.
  • Fixed: When using the "Automatically download and install updates in the future"" option, new updates will be properly shown when available.
  • Fixed: If Recorder is the current set, Hot keys "Copy from current app to next bin" and "Fetch Clipboard into next available bin" as well as Hotkey-Paste's "+" and "=" keys insert the clip at the same end that the Recorder generally uses for recording new clips.
  • Fixed: Pop-Up Preview for Internet Address clips allowes editing now.
  • Fixed: The iClip Events script has been updated on the website. It fixes an error that occured when a Smart Search Set was active during the recording of a new clipping.
  • Improved: Supports application ID exchange with other clipboard tools (see http://nspasteboard.org, "org.nspasteboard.source").
  • New: The background (tint) color of the iClip window can now be individually set per Clipping Set. See these instructions.
  • New: The iClip website now supports secure connections via https.

Version 5.2.3

  • Fixed: Fixes some crashing issues with macOS Sierra (10.12.1).
  • Fixed: Pasting from bins is working again after adding new clippings to previously empty bins.
  • Fixed: Fixes issues with Pages 6, LibreOffice and Office apps (Word, Excel).
  • Fixed: Copied web content from Chrome shows non-ASCII text correctly.
  • Fixed: Using the menu command "Reveal Clippings Database" works reliably again.
  • Fixed: Hot Clicks can now use the Ctrl key again.
  • Fixed: Prevents data loss when the Clippings database file is renamed or moved while iClip is using it.
  • Fixed: Solves Dropbox synching issues.
  • Fixed: Fixes a few issues with Scripting (paste works on all clippings, save works with URL clippings).
  • New: New scripts for saving all clippings to disk and for pasting the file path of a clipping (download here).
  • Detailed Release Notes.

Version 5.2.2

  • Improved: Text-only Office Word clippings are now better readable in bin previews.
  • Fixed: Prevents potential crash when editing clippings.
  • Fixed: App Store purchases are again recognized by the non-App Store version.
  • Fixed: pre-5.2 iClip versions recognize a running iClip 5.2.2 or later version again and make sure one is quit instead of letting both run simultaneously, potentially losing clippings.
  • New: Adds "Check Now" button for update checking to Preferences window.
  • Scriping fixes and changes:
    • Fixed: Bin preview gets updated after modification by a script.
    • Fixed: Errors get now cleared before next script runs.
    • Improved: "filter incoming flavors" handler can now set the "preferred UTI of current clipping".
    • Changed: "clipping added interactively" handler does not get called for imported and duplicated clippings any more.

Version 5.2.1

  • Improved: Higher scrolling speeds when using a mouse wheel or when swiping on a trackpad or a mighty mouse.
  • Fixed: Crash when scrolling on OS X 10.6.
  • Fixed: Sideways scrolling works again if the iClip window is placed at the top or bottom of the screen.
  • Fixed: Copying non-latin (roman) script text from Nisus Writer Pro appears as "????" in iClip.
  • Fixed: Crash on Retina displays if rendering the preview failed (e.g. with images over 16000 pixels high or wide).
  • Fixed: Crash when using the Copy or Paste hot key, choosing a non-existing bin.
  • Fixed: Small display issues around pop-up previews.

Version 5.2

  • New: AppleScript support.
  • New: Integration with OS X Services menu.
  • New: Dropbox (and Google Drive) support by automatically reloading the iClip database when it gets changed on another computer.
  • New: "Play Sounds" option in the Preferences window.
  • New: When editing the text content of a clipping, the name can be edited as well.
  • New: When viewing the pop-up preview of a textual clipping, the text can be edited by clicking into it.
  • New: Holding the Shift key during a click on the Paste bin button will clear / remove the bin afterwards.
  • New: During Hot Key Copy / Paste you can press the Delete or Backspace key to delete the selected clipping.
  • New: After editing a bin's contents (e.g. editing the text or removing formatting), the bin offers an Undo command. There is only one Undo step available at most, and no Redo.
  • New: A hot key "Switch to clip set…" opens the sets menu so that one can switch to another set using the keyboard only.
  • New: Option-clicking the iClip icon in the menu bar acts as if the "Paste to Application…" hot key was used. This is especially useful for pasting clips when iClip is positioned under the menu bar, with Automatic Show & Hide disabled.
  • New: At launch, iClip now offers to move itself to the Applications folder.
  • New: "What's New?" menu command. This opens the web browser to an online page that we can update as needed.
  • Improved: Each Clip Set can now contain up to 1000 clippings (before: 99).
  • Improved: Bins scroll smoothly now.
  • Improved: In the "Slim" skins, the Clip Sets popup button is now smaller and uses more of the space inside the button in order to make more text visible.
  • Changed: Adds menu command "Open iClip Support Folder" instead.
  • Changed: Renames "Clippings File" to "Clippings Database" in App menus and Help.
  • Changed: iClip has moved to a new domain: iclipapp.com. Please allow your firewall (Little Snitch) to access the new domain for update checks.
  • Note: The Slim skin needed to be updated, and older versions won't get loaded by iClip any more. If you're using the tinted skin, get the updated version here.
  • Improved: iClip can handle huge images better now (such as a 18000x18000 pixel image).
  • Fixed: Updated for macOS 10.12 "Sierra".
  • Fixed: "Paste from bin…" hotkey not showing overlay numbers on El Capitan.
  • Fixed: Recording the clipboard from PowerCADD works. May have affected other apps, too.