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Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2010-05-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,436
Posted By snarke
I hate to disagree with the previous posters, but...

I hate to disagree with the previous posters, but I have no trouble creating a box with (say) green text in it. I believe the following code should be equivalent to what you originally posted....
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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-01-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 204,306
Posted By snarke
Clever. Correct me if I'm wrong, but in order to...

Clever. Correct me if I'm wrong, but in order to make something "high priority" and get it to the top, I'm removing it from the hierarchical structure. Either I need to complete it soon, or I need to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-01-12, 12:05 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 204,306
Posted By snarke
Inexplicable Intolerance

Indeed. Perhaps because, for some of us, this idea is utterly useless.

I have more than seventy projects in OF at the moment. (Not tasks, *projects*.) I have, on occasion, added a project that was...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2009-01-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,925
Posted By snarke
Run 1.0.3? Probably not. But I can think of at...

Run 1.0.3? Probably not. But I can think of at least two reasons why one might still use the script instead of the archive function.

1. You don't want to archive it, you just want it gone. Why...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-12-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,314
Posted By snarke
No, no, I didn't feel like you were asking for a...

No, no, I didn't feel like you were asking for a change. I was just trying to encourage you and anybody else reading this thread to be a little more daring, I guess. I wasn't sure if you'd already...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-12-04, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,314
Posted By snarke
Version 2.2

Oh, I suppose not all that much trouble. Did you try adding it yourself? Really, AppleScript is a pretty easy language to just fiddle around in. I strongly encourage anybody using this script to at...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-12-02, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,314
Posted By snarke
What the ****? How the [yet another expletive...

What the ****? How the [yet another expletive deleted] does that keep getting in there??



Well, that one's a mystery to me. The AppleScript command that does that is too simple to get wrong:
...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-12-01, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,314
Posted By snarke
Oh, and this was done under OS X version 10.5.5. ...

Oh, and this was done under OS X version 10.5.5.

Also, if any other scripter wants to use "OmniFocus Script Installer," they are welcome to do so. Just give me credit for it somewhere, and...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-12-01, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,314
Posted By snarke
You hit the nail on the head. OK, OK, due...

You hit the nail on the head.

OK, OK, due to, well, not "overwhelming demand," but at least a few inquiries, and a certain amount of trying-to-avoid-other-things on my part, here is a 2.0 version...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-10-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,792
Posted By snarke
Jott 2 OmniFocus

Well, I'm not sure I have all the bugs worked out yet, but it seems to be working. So why not share?

Jott (http://www.jott.com) is a new company that's offering a pretty nifty speech-to-text...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-10-03, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,925
Posted By snarke
Bug Fix

Apparently the set of users who want to delete old stuff from OmniFocus <1.1 is a smaller set than I thought, since nobody's posted about a bug I ran across today. The script fails if it hits a...
Forum: iCal Sync 2008-10-03, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,176
Posted By snarke
Well, here's one way. Save this applescript as an...

Well, here's one way. Save this applescript as an application, and have it launch when you log in:


repeat
delay 3600 -- in seconds
tell application "OmniFocus" to ical_synchronize...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-09-30, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,925
Posted By snarke
Aha. The presense of "Update Task Flags.zip" in...

Aha. The presense of "Update Task Flags.zip" in my download folder strongly implies that my script is based on Jasonb's work (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=8071).
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-09-30, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,925
Posted By snarke
Oh, yea. And "thank you" to whomever's script I...

Oh, yea. And "thank you" to whomever's script I stole to write this. They didn't put their name in it anywhere, and I'm not sure how long I've had it sitting around on my desktop before going back...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-09-30, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,578
Posted By snarke
OK, so it took an awfully long time, but I've...

OK, so it took an awfully long time, but I've created a script (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10048) to do exactly this.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-09-30, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,772
Posted By snarke
I don't know if you're still looking for a...

I don't know if you're still looking for a solution, but I've just posted a script (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10048) for removing completed items from OF.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-09-30, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,823
Posted By snarke
I've just posted a completed-task-deleting...

I've just posted a completed-task-deleting Applescript (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10048). I can think of a couple of different ways you could set it up to run automatically if you...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-09-30, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,925
Posted By snarke
AppleScript for deleting completed tasks and projects

I know some people love being able to refer back to tasks they've completed,
and that the 1.1 version has an "Archive Completed Tasks" option, but for those of us who want completed tasks to go...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-03-03, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,314
Posted By snarke
My apologies for "improving" the script in an...

My apologies for "improving" the script in an unfunctional way. I wonder why this bug took four months to appear. Possibilities: (1) It's very specific to Benn's situation/configuration. (2) It just...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-11-06, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,240
Posted By snarke
No, that looks like something had been writing to...

No, that looks like something had been writing to your external hard drive and it got unplugged or dismounted, so said program created a real directory in your /volumes folder. Now when "IOMEGA HDD"...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-11-06, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,205
Posted By snarke
More to life than GTD

That'd be why you're baffled; you are in error.

'OmniFocus can be used to implement the "Getting Things DoneŽ" work-life management method developed by David Allen, but it's designed to be...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,551
Posted By snarke
Well, *I* definitely want sub-projects, or the functional equivalent.

I have, oh, dozens of different things to do around the house, particularly because we're doing quite a bit of remodeling. So when Sunday rolls around, and I have a nice large chunk of time, I'd like...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2007-10-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,314
Posted By snarke
Suggested alternative script

Clever and handy! I like them.

I've rewritten your "Task to iCal" script. It's gone from 126 lines of code to 50. :) I took out unnecessary intermediate variables, converted all the variables...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,682
Posted By snarke
Basically, yes. There are two parts to what it...

Basically, yes. There are two parts to what it does. The first is just set a priority value for a task or project (I will use 'project' here for LifeBalance to mean 'a task that has sub-tasks.') The...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,648
Posted By snarke
Autosave, and backups.

Yea, when I wrote my little enhancement program for LifeBalance, it included an auto-saving feature. I kept reducing the size of the interval; now it's finally settled in at "every 5 minutes."
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