Hi this is Gary with MacMost Now brought to you by squarespace for a great way to build your own website visit MacMost.com/squarespace. So every week in the MacMost email new's letter I usually recommend a piece of software that I really like and I've been using for a long time or maybe I just discovered, but every once in awhile I come across one that I think is so cool that I gotta do a whole episode on it. This one's called jumpcut and it's completely free open source extension to your pack that adds new functionality to your clip board I think it's so good it should really be a part of Mac OS 10 but until then you could just download jumpcut for free and add it. Let me show you what it does, so normally when your working in a document and you go ahead and copy something it goes into the buffer and you go ahead and paste it somewhere else but say you go ahead and copy something else, well the first thing is gone and replaced it's replaced by the second thing which is a shame because sometimes you wanna copy a few items and then paste those few items back somewhere else. Well what jumpcut does it has a little extension I like to use the menu method which is the little scissor here at the top of the screen click on that and I can see all the different things that I've copied into the buffer recently I've had texts that show me the last fifteen things so there's the last thing I've copied and there's the thing before it now I can go ahead and I can paste as normal and get the last thing I did but I can also go with here and paste the second to last thing and the third to last thing and it will show up so what it basically does is keep a running buffer of the last 15 40 or however many you want things that you copied to the clipboard. so the other way you can use it is bring up this semi transparent window over your screen so this is the middle of my desktop here and I'm gonna hit the defaults which are control option V and I'll basically get this little thing here where I can go ahead and page through the different items in my jumpcut buffer and select the one I want to paste. So it really is very simple but you'll find once you've that you've got jumpcut and you get use to using it you'll be using it all the time especially if you do a lot of writing like I do, you could download jumpcut completely free at jumpcut.sourceforge.net till next time this is Gary Rosenzweig with MacMost Now.
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