Clippings Version History

43 versions

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Version 3.1.1 192.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.1.*

* Compatible with Firefox 3.6.x and Thunderbird 3.0.x
* Minor bug fixes

Version 3.1 192.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.0.*

What's New:

* Paste clippings without overwriting the clipboard
* Paste clippings containing HTML tags as rich text. Users can choose to paste as rich text or plain text (with HTML tags and character entities intact).
* New extension preferences dialog (Tools → Add-ons, select Clippings in the list of installed extensions → click Options)
* Clippings icon now appears in the status bar of Thunderbird's message view window

Version 3.0.2 174.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.1b2, Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

What's new in this release:

* Bug fix: Clippings context menu not displaying clippings when Menu Editor installed
* Display an error message if clippings paste fails

Version 3.0.1 180.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

This release fixes several bugs. Improvements include:

* On Linux, the Clippings Manager window position is saved. Previously, Clippings Manager always appeared at the top left corner of the screen
* On Mac OS X, the instructions in the New Clipping dialog and Clippings Manager on how to paste a clipping using shortcut keys has been clarified
* Fixed a Clippings Manager bug that caused an error when creating a new clipping if there were no clippings and common clippings was enabled
* Also in Clippings Manager, users are now prevented from exporting clippings to a datasource file of the same name in the same folder. This is to prevent a bug where clippings are appended to the data in the existing Clippings file if the user had chosen to overwrite it.

Version 3.0 175.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

This is a summary of the great new features found in Clippings 3.0. For more details, please see

* Common clippings data for Firefox and Thunderbird. This much-requested feature allows your Clippings data to be created, accessed and modified from both Firefox and Thunderbird.
* Shortcut keys. You can now assign a shortcut key to a clipping at the time of creation or by editing a clipping in Clippings Manager. Shortcut keys can be any letter (A-Z) or digit (0-9). To paste the clipping into a web page form field in Firefox or a new email message in Thunderbird, press CTRL+ALT+V, then the shortcut key. Mac OS X users: Hold down the Control and Option keys while pressing V, then the shortcut key.
* Clipping placeholders. You can 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.
* Improvements to Clippings Manager's automatic save functionality, including on-the-fly updating of clipping edits/changes.
* Double-click on a clipping in Clippings Manager to paste it into the most recent host app window
* Numerous bug fixes.

Version 2.6 109.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0.0.*, Thunderbird 1.5 - 2.0.0.*

This release adds a few new features specific to Thunderbird:

* New check box in New Clipping dialog - "Remove extra line breaks" and "Create as unquoted text" (Thunderbird only)
* Paste clipping as normal or quoted text (Thunderbird only)
* Compatibility with Thunderbird 2.0

Version 2.5.1 101.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0.0.*, Thunderbird 1.5 - 2.0b2

What's New:

* Compatibility with Thunderbird 2.0 beta 2
* Minor bug fixes

Version 2.5 101.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0.0.*, Thunderbird 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

Supported Languages: English (United States), Chinese (traditional and simplified), Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian.

What's New:

* Compatible with Firefox 2.
* "Open Clippings Manager" command renamed to "Organize Clippings"
* Drag and drop text from external applications into Clippings Manager's tree list to create new clippings.
* Improvements to automatic recovery.
* Clippings Manager now remembers the width of the tree list between sessions.
* Various bug fixes.

Version 2.0.1 89.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*, Thunderbird 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

Supported Languages: English (United States), Chinese (traditional and simplified), French, German, Italian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian.

What's New:

* Now works with Mozilla Thunderbird! Clippings can be created from both the message view and the message compose windows by dragging selected text into the Clippings icon on the Thunderbird status bar. Clippings can also be inserted into the body of an email message in the message compose window using the context menu.
* Folders and subfolders to organize your clippings. You can choose which folder to place a new clipping in, create new folders (or delete folders you no longer need), and move or copy clippings into folders in Clippings Manager.
* Automatic back up of Clippings data. Back up files are stored in a ".clipbak" folder in your Firefox user profile folder.
* Automatic recovery of corrupted Clippings data. Clippings can now detect corruption of the data source file (clipdat2.rdf) and restore it from backup files.
* Export Clippings as HTML for printing or display in a Web browser.
* Export as Clippings 1.x format, for backwards compatibility with Clippings 1.x series.
* Clippings Manager window dimensions now remembered between sessions.
* Numerous bug fixes.

Version 1.2.1 28.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

This interim release fixes a bug where 2-byte characters were not being saved properly.

Version 1.2 28.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

New for Clippings 1.2: Import and Export commands (accessible from the Options button in Clippings Manager) lets you import or export your Clippings data to or from a file for backing up or transferring your Clippings data to another computer. This release also includes some behind-the-scenes improvements.

Version 1.1 24.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

This update contains fixes for bugs that were present in the 1.0 release. Clippings 1.1 also includes the fixes for the data loss problem that was reported in version 0.9 and fixed in 0.9.1.

Version 0.9 22.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

This is the first release on Mozilla Update. Previous versions and a changelog are available at Bugs should be reported at