Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1415 posts

Uber Geek


# 233746 1-May-2018 08:43
Send private message

Hi all

 

 

 

Is it possible to highlight and save text using the right click menu in windows / another app / extension? For example, as I'm typing this message up is there a way to simply save my input? I realise it's possible to copy and paste into a new file and save it. However, I'm leaning more towards a simple 1 press or 1 click solution as it's work related and we do lots of data entry for online forums.

 

 

 

I've tried a Chrome extension called 'Line' but it only saves text on a webpage, not text you're manually typing out. Another program 'paste to file' looked promising, but only appears in the right click menu when pasting to desktop (I'd rather not have to minimise in and out of Chrome all the time).

 

 

 

Thanks in advance





gz ftw


Create new topic

mdf

2354 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 2005651 1-May-2018 09:18
Send private message

Don't know about a right click context menu (since that will be different from application to application, I would have thought?) But you can do this using autohotkey.

See this one for example: https://autohotkey.com/board/topic/82000-automatically-copy-clipboard-contents-to-text-file/

Will automatically copy anything from the clipboard into a text file.

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00


Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08


Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55


Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48


CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42


Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41


Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30


BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14


Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24


2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35


New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13


OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32


Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27


D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.