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poly915 2013-11-06 12:46 PM

Support for email clients other than Mail.app
 
I've always loved the use of the Clip-O-Tron 3000 and I still prefer it over the new Mail Drop feature for processing my email into tasks. The key reason I like it so much is the fact that it offers a link to the original email message, rather than just the text from the email as the Mail Drop system does.
I'm now using a different email application ([URL="http://freron.com/"]MailMate[/URL]) and I'm really missing the Clip-O-Tron 3000.
I'm wondering; is there is any [I]other[/I] way of getting the "Show Original" link in an OmniFocus task?

Lizard 2013-11-06 03:30 PM

Most of Clip-o-Tron's work is accomplished via AppleScript, so it's theoretically maybe possible to write a similar tool for other email clients that have good AppleScript support.

poly915 2013-11-06 06:52 PM

That's pretty much what I thought, but a "theoretically maybe possible" scenario is a little sketchy for me to get my hopes up.

;)
thanks

naupaka 2013-11-07 09:32 PM

MailMate OmniFocus integration
 
Working great for me now in the new beta build of mailmate. Check out the info on this thread: [url]http://freron.lighthouseapp.com/projects/58672-mailmate/tickets/4#ticket-4-32[/url]

Copies text of message and includes link back to the email as well.

poly915 2013-11-08 10:59 AM

Thanks naupaka! I certainly didn't search deep enough on the MailMate ticket forum.

[B]So[/B] happy now!!

kingsinger 2013-11-16 11:13 PM

Mailplane and Postbox have OF support as well, although I'm not sure if it works exactly the same as Mail.app.


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