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A CLI clipboard manager

Project description

Clip is a command-line interface (CLI) tool that allows you to store and quickly access text snippets and manage your clipboard.


Installing Clip is simple with pip:

$ pip install clip

You can also use a mirror by typing:

$ pip install -i clip

Getting the Code

You can either clone the public repository:

git clone

Download the tarball:

$ curl -OL

Or, download the zipball:

$ curl -OL

Once you have a copy of the source, you can embed it in your Python package, or install it into your site-packages easily:

$ python install

Quick Start

You can get started with clip quickly by typing clip in your terminal to pull up the help text.

Here are a few commands you can try out

Creating a List:

$ clip <list_name>

$ clip websites

Viewing a List:

$ clip <list_name>

$ clip websites


Adding a snippet:

$ clip <list_name> <key> <value>

$ clip websites django1.5

Getting a snippet:

$ clip <list_name> <key>

$ clip websites django1.5

'' has been copied to your clipboard

You can also omit the list_name and it’ll try to find the key

$ clip django1.5

'' has been copied to your clipboard

Deleting a List/Key

$ clip delete <list_name>

$ clip delete websites

$ clip delete <list_name> <key>

$ clip delete websites django1.5

Opening a snippet in your browser:

$ clip open <list_name> <key>

$ clip open websites django1.5

$ clip open <key>

$ clip open django1.5


Docs are coming soon!


0.2.0 (2012-01-19)

  • Added Linux Support (polyphemus)

  • Fixed bug where initial the initial value wasn’t being copied correctly (durden)

0.1.0 (2012-12-20)

  • Added ability to delete keys

  • Added ability to delete lists

  • Added README

  • Fixed bug where each character of a newly added snippet would be printed on new lines

0.0.1 (2012-12-19)

  • Initial Release

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