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michaelwerk 2008-12-19 08:59 PM

Importing Text
 
I just downloaded a trial copy of Outliner and tried to import a text file but it is grayed out in the dialog.

Is this because I don't have a licensed product and will I be able to import text when I have a license?
TIA
Michael

whpalmer4 2008-12-19 10:43 PM

What kind of text file, exactly, and how is it named? The demo shouldn't work any differently than the licensed version in this regard.

michaelwerk 2008-12-20 09:43 AM

Importing Text
 
The text document has a MS Word .doc title but I also have a Plain Text document that does not have a suffix and is also grayed out.
Thanks for the help
Michael

whpalmer4 2008-12-20 12:20 PM

Put a .txt extension on the Plain Text document and you should be able to open it.

michaelwerk 2008-12-21 03:22 PM

Tried putting a .txt extension on the Plain Text file and it is still grayed out in the "Open" dialog. Any further ideas would be most welcome.
Michael

whpalmer4 2008-12-21 03:47 PM

What did you use to create this file? I just selected all the text in this thread, used the services menu to send it to TextEdit, converted to plain text and saved it. I selected the resultant file in the Finder, did File->Open With... and selected OmniOutliner and it worked as expected.


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