Friday, August 5, 2016

Textify saves SO much time

I've been doing some testing lately and, about once a week, I've been using the excellent Textify to pull the specific version out of Internet Explorer.  Before Textify, you basically have to paste this entire image into a bug report:

It's SO much easier and simpler to include a simple line of text than to paste a screenshot. Copying over those numbers is tedious and invites mistakes.  Textify fixes this.  I hover over the number I want, hold Shift+Middle Click (the default), and it pops up as a text window:

I copy the data I want:

And paste that long number sequence (11.0.9600.18376) into the bug report.

Once you have this kind of time-saver, it's painful to go back to a machine without it.

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