[TxMt] HTML Wrap selection as link-snippet is slow

Peter Vohmann pvohmann at mac.com
Wed Sep 21 10:15:51 UTC 2005

Am 21.09.2005 um 11:40 schrieb Allan Odgaard:

> On 21/09/2005, at 11.27, Peter Vohmann wrote:
>> When I hit Control-Shift-L to wrap my selection into an (A  
>> href=...) tag,
>> TextMate takes a beachball timeout of 40 (fourty!) seconds, and  
>> when it returns the href-part is empty.
> The snippet was supposed to insert the contents of the clipboard  
> (by calling pbpaste) into the href-part, but when TM is the  
> clipboard owner, it will sort of deadlock (but timeout) -- which  
> doesn't happen for me, since I use QS's clipboard enhancer, and  
> thus didn't see the problem when I made the snippet.

Ouch. Didn't realize that pbpaste was blocking, thanks for the  

For those that want to try the clipboard enhancer route, fire up  
load the Clipboard Plug-in, and activate "Capture History" on the  
Clipboard Preferences.

Cmd-Space Cmd-L then will show the clipboard history,
and double-clicking an entry could paste it into the frontmost  

There are so many plug-ins in Quicksilver, I can only digest them one  
at a time. ;o)


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