To add a new record to the database, click "New
Item" (F3) in the Main Program Window.
In the dialog box that appears you can see the field for
entering a title of the new item. The title is just an
identifier that will be displayed in the dialog
box for selecting the string. Additionally, you should select a
type of the new item: Folder, Rich Text Format string or simple
The string that will be actually inserted in
its proper place can be much longer and have line breaks, it is
entered in the Main Window of Flashpaste. You can use macros in your lines for insertion either typing
them manually on your keyboard or using the corresponding menu
You can edit a previously entered record any moment. To edit the
text being inserted, you can use the edit field in the Main Window.
You can edit the item title only in the Rename dialog box
("Modify" or by pressing F2).
You can move a record in the tree using the "Move
Up" and "Move down" buttons on toolbar or
the drag&drop feature.
Database settings are available on the "Databases" page of the
Options dialog box. Here you can configure:
- Path to Database - The path to the common
- Open as read-only - Here you can specify if
Flashpaste should open the database only as read-only. This mode is
useful if you are afraid to damage the database or if you use a
shared database located on a network resource available only for
- Use Local Database - Enables and disables the
- Position of Local Folder - The position of the
folder with local strings in the tree of the String Selection
Dialog Box. 0 for latest item, 1 for first item, any other number -
position in the tree.
- Path to Local Database.
More information about Local