So, earlier today, in lieu of real work, I went snooping on my computer to try and find out why a bunch of text clippings I had from before my exciting File Vault failure had lost all their contents.
While I still haven't found the answer to the problem at hand, I did discover something very useful while poking around in Finder. I figured out how to copy and paste from text clippings!
(On OS X 10.4.9)
- cd /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app
- Open objects.xib
- Change the line