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Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2014-01-17, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,817
Posted By Simon Knight
I agree. Adding filters would make OO a useful...

I agree. Adding filters would make OO a useful data processing tool. Unfortunately it seems that graphical fluff is deemed more important than processing features.
Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2014-01-17, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,181
Posted By Simon Knight
Hi Scott, Not forgetting any machines that...

Hi Scott,

Not forgetting any machines that cannot be upgraded to Maverics and changes required to existing Applescripts....

best wishes

Simon
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2013-11-15, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,474
Posted By Simon Knight
In the end I submitted a help request. It is...

In the end I submitted a help request. It is possible to edit the XML file and modify/update the file links. First ensure that the option to compress the OO3 file is unticked/off - this is found in...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2013-11-13, 06:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,486
Posted By Simon Knight
Which Application Should I use?

I have a task to document an MS Access database. I have started using OO3 but think I would do better with an as yet unidentified application that offers saved searches and internal links. I don't...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2013-10-13, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,474
Posted By Simon Knight
Editing outliner XML file directly to modify links to files

I am a user of Lightroom and make a point of storing all my photos inside a single parent folder on each drive. If I have to move the images to a new drive for some reason, it is a simple task to...
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-10-11, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,902
Posted By Simon Knight
I have just received a second reply to my...

I have just received a second reply to my original question. It seems that row sorting is conflicting with the move command. I need to make some changes to my script and conduct some tests. The...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-10-11, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,310
Posted By Simon Knight
I have just retested the file linking with OG-6...

I have just retested the file linking with OG-6 and it now seems to be working. The only difference is that my machine has been restarted since OG6 was installed.
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-10-10, 02:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,104
Posted By Simon Knight
Add +1 from me; I do not like the new interface...

Add +1 from me; I do not like the new interface at all as it detracts from the drawing area. Have Omni lost their way both with OG and OO4?
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-10-10, 02:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,902
Posted By Simon Knight
I submitted a bug report to Omni and their reply...

I submitted a bug report to Omni and their reply is along the lines of : " I don't know anything about applescript..... have you tried the forum?"

I was expecting something along the lines of "yes...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-10-07, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,310
Posted By Simon Knight
OG6 - Fails to update file links on change of storage volume

If I move an OG5 file that contains links to files and I move these files at the same time then OG5 updates the links to reflect the new storage location. This may be important if you use OG to...
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-10-02, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,902
Posted By Simon Knight
In an an attempt to develop a work around to the...

In an an attempt to develop a work around to the problem listed above it seems that even if the move command works correctly it leaves any references messed up.

I decided to do the date stamping...
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-10-02, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,902
Posted By Simon Knight
OO3 move command corrupts data

In my search for a better ToDo list I decided that I would like to add a date stamp to completed actions. My todo list has two main sections : Open and Closed.

The Open section is subdivided...
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-09-29, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,854
Posted By Simon Knight
OO3 Action List that preserves structure, improvements needed

I have revisited the idea of using OO3 to maintain a list of todo items. When ticked off the items should be moved to a completed section. The difficulty is that I want to preserve the structure so...
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-07-18, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,592
Posted By Simon Knight
OG: Unable to unset wrap to shape value using Applescript

I am attempting to create a script that creates a graphic (solid) that is linked back to the an email selected in Apple Mail app. The script works but the graphics created by the script all have...
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-04-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,373
Posted By Simon Knight
Removing Row Style Elements OO3

Hi,

I am writing a script that removes and sets named styles based on the values set by the user in certain columns. The script works but....... if at some point the user sets for example the...
Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2013-03-26, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,932
Posted By Simon Knight
Thanks for the information. Unfortunately I am...

Thanks for the information. Unfortunately I am not in a position to test OO4 as my oldish hardware is stuck at Lion and I am waiting for the MacBook Air to be updated before I replace my present...
Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2013-03-25, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,932
Posted By Simon Knight
What are the new features?

Hi,

or ....is this comment fair ?




Simon
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-03-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,460
Posted By Simon Knight
Rob, Thanks for your clear piece of code. What...

Rob,
Thanks for your clear piece of code. What is your view on the use of the line set LastRow to make new child at end of rows of LastSection with properties {topic:tSubject} while its powerful I...
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-03-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,460
Posted By Simon Knight
Solved....

I solved my own question but feel free to offer better syntax. The code below requires a OO3 file with two named columns: "Subject" and "Date" and the date column should be defined as a date column....
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2013-03-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,460
Posted By Simon Knight
Apple Mail Msg to OO3 - Add indented row

Hi,
I am experimenting with an Applescript that will copy an email message with header information into an Outline. The Outline must have at least two columns : one named "Subject" the second...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-01-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,831
Posted By Simon Knight
Hi, What version of Mac OS are you using ? I...

Hi,
What version of Mac OS are you using ? I have had similar problems which I may have solved buts its still to early to be sure as I only implemented my solution yesterday.
My problems started...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-11-24, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,150
Posted By Simon Knight
I think that this is quite serious as if I have...

I think that this is quite serious as if I have understood correctly an Applescript is used to collect information for display as part of an OG document it means that the display is not to be trusted.
Forum: AppleScripting Omni Apps 2012-05-12, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,629
Posted By Simon Knight
Using Meta Data in Image

Hi,

Is it feasible to extract some of the meta data associated with a photograph and have it displayed in a text box? I am looking to produce a template that will allow me to create a "photo...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-01-26, 01:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,828
Posted By Simon Knight
Links to files - OG seems unique

Edit - deleted in total. I was talking rubbish! Ooops

best wishes
Simon
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2012-01-26, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,843
Posted By Simon Knight
Thanks for the code.I have sent an email...

Thanks for the code.I have sent an email reporting the strange behaviour which also occurs in the editing mode.

best wishes

Simon
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