1) Click on the addon button . Type your Nimbus username and password in the window that appears. If you don’t have a Nimbus account yet, just go ahead and create one (it won’t take longer than a minute).
2) As soon as you log in to your Nimbus account, you will see the Nimbus Clipper panel.
After selecting Clipper you can clip one or more fragments of a Web page. Just highlight several fragments with your left mouse button. Note that you can highlight several fragments consequently. If you want to discard the selection of one of the fragments, do it by clicking the delete button.
Full Page menu item allows you to clip the whole Web page.
Image menu item allows you to choose any image on the Web page and upload it to your Nimbus account.
The Article button will clear any unnecessary elements from the page and display the article in the most convenient way to read. You can also save the article in Nimbus to view it on other devices.
3) After you select the fragment of the Web page that you want to clip, the preview window showing your Nimbus note will appear. Specify the name of your note (1), the folder (2) you want to save it to and its tags (3) in this window. Next, click the Save button to upload the data to Nimbus and create the note there.
Else you can edit future note before sending to Nimbus. For example, if text include some ads, images or links you can deleted them in edit field or add your text.
4) After the note is saved, you will be able to get its direct URL by clicking on get public link.
And here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions:
Is there any other way to clip text except by using the panel?
Sure, simply highlight the text you want to clip and right-click on it. Then choose “Nimbus Clipper” – “Add selected to Nimbus” from the context menu.
Can I upload the clipped text without viewing the preview window?
Yes, you can! Go to addon settings and check “Don’t show preview”.