[MlMt] Copy/paste word in mailmate

aisrael alain.israel at pasteur.fr
Sat Feb 6 15:37:53 EST 2021

Thanks Guillaume, I will try that. Incidentally, I use version 5726 of 
Mailmate, but for someone else who uses an older version (5673 or 
something close), this problem does not exist. At some point I remember 
Benny mentioning something along this line, but I can’t seem to find 
the right email.


On 6 Feb 2021, at 20:03, Guillaume Barrette wrote:

> Hi all,
>   To give some more solutions... you can also use a text expansion 
> utility for that (Typinator, aText, TextExpander, Alfred, ...). For 
> example, I'm using Typinator and by typing 'vv' I'm getting my 
> clipboard in plain text.
> However, if you prefer to simply use MailMate, I've built a Bundle 
> that should do the same thing as those applications, but invoked 
> directly from MailMate.
> You can download it here: 
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://d.pr/f/U3oOv1__;!!JFdNOqOXpB6UZW0!6DvbqwNS78G6V9FsGT8iDtkKGYknimuYdeV1PMY9jcsf9H1MMyHwSk9Nav7ta2k0$
> I have created two commands:
> 1. **Paste as plain text**: Which change your clipboard content to 
> plain text and paste it to the front window
> 2. **Paste by typing**: Same thing, but doesn't change the content of 
> the clipboard, it will type it as if you manually type the content
> While creating them, I have added some keyboard shortcuts, but I'm not 
> sure if it's a bug from MailMate, but on my side they are only invoked 
> if I open the "Command > Paste (Extra)" menu item... If anyone tries 
> it, maybe you can get back and let me know if the shortcuts work 
> correctly on your side
> Best,
> --
> Guillaume
> On 6 Feb 2021, at 7:21, Tobias Jung wrote:
>> On 6 Feb 2021, at 4:22, Alex Abdo wrote:
>>> If you use Alfred (a great replacement for Spotlight
>> … among *many* others features)
>>> , it also manages your clipboard for you and allows you to paste 
>>> very easily without formatting. You use option-command C to pull up 
>>> Alfred’s clipboard list, and then select which of your recent 
>>> clipboard items you want to paste, and hit enter.
>> Or you set up a hotkey to "paste as plain text" as shown here:
>> <https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.alfredapp.com/blog/tips-and-tricks/4-tips-to-make-the-most-of-clipboard-history/__;!!JFdNOqOXpB6UZW0!6DvbqwNS78G6V9FsGT8iDtkKGYknimuYdeV1PMY9jcsf9H1MMyHwSk9Nag_XnCKv$ 
>> >
>> The downside is, you need to buy the "Powerpack" (£29 ≈ €33 ≈ 
>> US$40) in order to use this functions.
>> In my opinion, it’s absolutely worth it but I think this should be 
>> mentioned.
>> (I assure you I’m in no way connected to the vendors of the 
>> application, nor do I receive any benefits for praising it, I’m 
>> just a satisfied user.)
>> Regards,
>> Tobias
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