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For my larger projects, I often end up creating support folders in Finder and/or Mail (often only when the need arises in each). I'm considering writing an AppleScript to do this, and wanted to see if anyone had already done so.

My directory structures are like this:

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For starters, I think just creating a folder with the same name as my OF project name in my 'active' folder (of Finder and Mail) would be useful.

For bonus points, it would also rename the folders if I changed the OF project name. Note: Mail, at least as it interacts with my mail server (& IMAP?) is very finicky about changing names (often a lock prevents it). And also cool would be that when I move a project from say, active to complete, in OF, the same would occur in Finder. I can't (or only on a blue moon) move (IMAP) folders in Mail, so I create a new folder in, say, completed with the same name, move all the mail items to it, and delete the empty folder in active.


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