Clippings

» save frequently-entered text for pasting later

Saves and manages frequently-entered text for later pasting into web page forms in Firefox or email and newsgroup messages in Thunderbird. Pasting a clipping is accomplished with just two mouse clicks, eliminating the hassle of retyping or repetitive copying and pasting.

Version 4.1 (226 KB; compatible with Firefox 24 or newer, and Thunderbird 24 or newer)
Installation Help | Mozilla Add-ons page

Features

Easy ways to create a clipping

  • From selected text in a form field or web page body in Firefox, or from selected text in an email message in Thunderbird
  • By dragging and dropping text into the Clippings toolbar button

Quickly paste a clipping

  • Easy access to your clippings from the Clippings context menu in a web page form field (Firefox) or email message editor (Thunderbird)
  • Individual clippings can be pasted as formatted text if they contain HTML tags
  • Assign shortcut keys to clippings for quicker pasting. Just press CTRL+ALT+V (Command+Option+V on Mac OS X), then the shortcut key

Manage your clippings

  • Organize your collection of clippings into folders using Clippings Manager
  • Import and export clippings to or from datasource files to share with other users
  • Backup your clippings to safeguard against accidental data loss due to a hard drive crash, unintentional edits or deletes, etc.

For advanced users

  • Define placeholders inside a clipping that you will be prompted to fill in when you paste the clipping. Built-in placeholders for the date, time, clipping name, user agent, etc. are also available
  • Import and export clippings to or from data source files to share with other users

Supported Languages

English (United States), Chinese (simplified), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Swedish, Ukrainian.