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Preferences


Below is an explanation of the options available in Clipboard Buddy V3.

 

 

Automatically start Clipboard Buddy when Windows starts:
When this option is selected, Clipboard Buddy will start when you log onto Windows.

 

Beep on clipboard capture:  
When this item is selected, an audible tone will be heard whenever Clipboard Buddy captures data.


Sound when program starts and exits:  
When this item is selected, an audible sound will be heard whenever Clipboard Buddy starts up or exits.

 

Confirm items which will be permanently deleted:  
When this item is selected, Clipboard Buddy will ask whether you want to permanently delete the selected item.  Folders are always confirmed regardless of this settings.

 

Use trash for deleted items:  
When this item is selected, all clips deleted will be placed in the Trash folder.  Keep in mind folders and there contents are always deleted permanently and not placed in the trash regardless of this setting.

 

Empty trash on exit:  
When this item is selected, the contents of the trash folder will be permanently deleted whenever Clipboard Buddy closes.


Empty Inbox on exit:  
When this item is selected, the contents of the Inbox folder will be permanently deleted whenever Clipboard Buddy closes.  The contents will not get moved to the trash bin, regardless of the trash bin settings.  Items will be deleted permanently.

 

Process Priority:  
For advanced users.  This setting will change the base process priority.  Default is Normal.

 

Enable popup preview window when hovering over item icons:
When this option is selected, hovering the mouse over the icon just to the left of an item will display a popup containing a portion of the item data or an image.

 

Check for updates automatically:
When checked, Clipboard Buddy will occasionally connect to the Clipboard Buddy server to see if a newer version is available. (No information is ever sent from your computer except the current version number).  Uncheck this item if you do not wish to be notified when a newer version is available.

 

Append with [Enter Key] when pasting: 
When pasting an item, Clipboard Buddy does not include a carriage return or [Enter] key.  Selecting this item will include a carriage return.   This option can be toggled on/off by the [<-] carriage return button above the clipboard list also.

 

Enable Hot Keys (CTRL + 1 thru 9):
When selected, Hot keys associated with your H-keys folder will be enabled.  When unchecked, pressing CTRL + 1 thru 9 will have no affect on pasting.

Close button sends Clipboard Buddy to the system tray (notification area):
When selected, Clipboard Buddy will hide itself in the notification area, (by the clock), whenever you click the close button at the top right corner.  If you unselect this option, Clipboard Buddy will close and exit out of memory whenever you click the close button.   Default is selected.   Note: If you unselect this option and close the program, no items will be recorded as Clipboard Buddy will not be running.

 

Show toolbar buttons above item list:
When selected a [Paste, Rename and Delete] button will be present above the clip list.

 

Command Window

This is an area to enter additional commands. 

Type restore and press the 'enter' key - This will restore all Clipboard Buddy's options to default values.

 

 

   
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