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howto:start_with_dropit [2014/04/04 14:19]
lupo73 [Crash Course]
howto:start_with_dropit [2014/04/06 10:33]
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 ===== Crash Course ===== ===== Crash Course =====
 Download it, install it (or extract the portable package) and run it. Download it, install it (or extract the portable package) and run it.
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 It appears to Float on top of your Desktop or anything you are running. It appears to Float on top of your Desktop or anything you are running.
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 Right-click the DropIt Icon.\\ Right-click the DropIt Icon.\\
 Pick "​Associations"​.\\ Pick "​Associations"​.\\
-Click on Green Plus mark "​+"​ to create your first association ​(between Rules to filter files and the Action to process them).+Click on Green Plus mark "​+"​ to create your first association
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 +Now you need to compile the opened window, to define the association ​between Rules to filter files and the Action to process them.
  
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 There it is, floating, check its box, and make it your Personal Assistent. There it is, floating, check its box, and make it your Personal Assistent.
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 The next time that you drag a TXT file to the DropIt Icon and let go of it, it will read your list of associations,​ find this new rule and copy the text file to your folder on the Desktop for you. If you drag and drop a DOC or JPG file by mistake, nothing will happen. Your rule is for dealing with TXT files. The next time that you drag a TXT file to the DropIt Icon and let go of it, it will read your list of associations,​ find this new rule and copy the text file to your folder on the Desktop for you. If you drag and drop a DOC or JPG file by mistake, nothing will happen. Your rule is for dealing with TXT files.
  
-Just DropIt ​and it's done. How easy it is to use.+{{ :​drop.png?​direct&​300 |}} 
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 +Just DROP IT and it's done. How easy it is to use.
  
 Now go and make some more new associations,​ so you can just select one when you are working with files. You won't have time to think about it then. Now go and make some more new associations,​ so you can just select one when you are working with files. You won't have time to think about it then.
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 ===== The LAZY way to make an Association ===== ===== The LAZY way to make an Association =====
 Grab a TXT or JPG file and move it to DropIt and DROP IT. It will sense that there'​s no association made for it yet, and DropIt will ask you if you want to make one. Hey, this is easy now! Grab a TXT or JPG file and move it to DropIt and DROP IT. It will sense that there'​s no association made for it yet, and DropIt will ask you if you want to make one. Hey, this is easy now!
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