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ID: 21077, Clipboard text cleaner

by Rune Moberg Email: Anonymous

Windows tray application to help you keep the clipboard tidy (e.g. strip RTF from text)
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For Delphi, Version 6.0  to 7.0 274 downloads
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Size: 6,628 bytes
Updated on Thu, 13 Nov 2003 05:36:36 GMT
Originally uploaded on Wed, 12 Nov 2003 03:20:59 GMT
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MD5 Hash: 73A7F060EF97560289396C30E6E903D3

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When copying text from e.g. a Word document and pasting into Outlook Express, the editor will insist on pasting the text as RTF, even if you've selected "Plain text" editing mode. Or worse: When you want to copy an Internet Shortcut from IE, it'll appear as an attachment and not as a plain link.

This little utility stands guard in your system tray. If it detects that someone copies text with additional (unknown) formats, it'll display Dr Zoidberg as its icon, and if clicked it'll give that text some treatment and patch it up as best it can.

ClipNuke is implemented as a clipboard viewer application. It demonstrates how to hook into the clipboard viewer chain. SetClipboardViewer(), ChangeClipboardChain() and WM_CHANGECBCHAIN are all used.

To compile this project you'll need the CoolTrayIcon components (see from Troels Jakobsen.

For more information, see

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