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MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:14 pm
by Stevo
We now have the latest CopyQ 3.3.0 in our test repository, backported from Debian testing now that it's in the mothership's repositories.

Edit: for more features, also install the copyq-plugins package. It's only recommended, so MX will not add it by default.

CopyQ is a very featureful Qt-based clipboard manager.

CopyQ monitors system clipboard and saves its content in customized tabs. Saved clipboard can be later copied and pasted directly into any application.

Items can be:

* edited with internal editor or with preferred text editor,
* moved to other tabs,
* drag'n'dropped to applications,
* marked with tag or a note,
* passed to or changed by custom commands,
* or simply removed.

Features:

* Support for Linux, Windows and OS X 10.9+
* Store text, HTML, images or any other custom formats
* Quickly browse and filter items in clipboard history
* Sort, create, edit, remove, copy/paste, drag'n'drop items in tabs
* Add notes or tags to items
* System-wide shortcuts with customizable commands
* Paste items with shortcut or from tray or main window
* Fully customizable appearance
* Advanced command-line interface and scripting
* Ignore clipboard copied from some windows or containing some text
* Support for simple Vim-like editor and shortcuts
* Many more features

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:56 pm
by Gaer Boy
Installed fine and parked itself in the tray when run. I tried a number of the basic functions and had a look at the documentation. Everything worked as advertised and CopyQ is a very useful tool. I find Clipit more convenient for my relatively simple needs - it requires fewer clicks for the operations I most commonly use. I don't think it's worth investing my time in learning CopyQ's keyboard controls, which would probably make things faster.

I will leave it installed - I could be tempted to try again some time.

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:01 pm
by Stevo
Thanks for the test report!

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:22 pm
by richb
I have been using it since yesterday and have had no issues with it. I do like it and will retire clipit.

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:02 pm
by paul1149
CopyQ is the best. Be sure to check out its Snippets plugin. Nice to see the latest version made easily available here for everyone.

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:59 pm
by Stevo
Now updated to the latest 3.5.0 release in the main repo.

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:04 pm
by Stevo
Now updated to 3.6.0 in the main repos for MX 15/16 and 17. Changes include:

Invoking search with a shortcut reuses last search expression
Exiting from search (ESC) doesn't unselect found item
COPYQ_SETTINGS_PATH environment variable overrides default config path
Merge top item with same new clipboard text
Check clipboard after start
Animate app icon when a clipboard changes or a client calls some functions
Use gpg for encryption if gpg2 is unavailable
Faster tray and context menu updates
Close dialog() after client process exits
Display system, arch and compiler info when using version()
Tests are about 2x faster
Updated icons (Font Awesome 5.3.1)
Fix search field icon position
Fix overriding onClipboardChanged() and similar script functions
Fix closing client processes
Fix deleting temporary timer object
Fix handling return values and abort() in afterMilliseconds()
Fix icon font sizes and omit using system-installed font
Fix showing label
X11: Fix showing window after using close button on Qt 5.11
X11: Fix crash when UI scaling is too large

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:37 pm
by berg
Hi, would it be possible to update CopyQ to the latest version in the main repos?
I am using MX 17 and ran into the decryption bug in v3.6.0 described here: https://github.com/hluk/CopyQ/issues/1016 , so I haven't been able to access any of my encrypted tabs since the update to 3.6.0.
The developer says he has already fixed the bug in a newer version.
Thanks very much for your time.

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:57 pm
by Stevo
Sure, will do.

Re: MX 17 Repository: The CopyQ Thread

Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:30 am
by berg
Holy guacamole, that was fast! :) Thanks very much Stevo. It works perfectly again now :)