HUD display action - select and copy text to clipboard

is there a way to select and copy the text (or parts of it) which is displayed with the HUD display action ?

I use the HUD quite often to debug and want to be able to use the text shown there further.


  1. Save the text in a variable inside BTT (action: Set/assign value to variable). For example, save any text in a variable called myTextVariable
  2. Show that text in a HUD, typing {myTextVariable} inside the text fields of the HUD overlay action.
  3. Show further the text calling the variable myTextVariable. You can use it in BTT actions and conditions, and also from external applescript/Javascript

Variables can be stored as persistent or not persistent. Persistent variables keeps the values when BTT starts/restarts.

thanks a lot, that is certainly helpful !

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