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Hi-

I'm a newbie to Omnioutliner 3, using the Beta 4 release. I had a question about manipulating Text Attachments with Applescript. First off, I'm assuming that a Text Attachment is the button displayed in the screen grab below:



When I try to "explore" these in Script Debugger or "get" them via a script, I get some variant of:



Anyone know whether I'm having trouble with OO3, my knowledge of Applescripting and OO3, and/or Script Debugger and OO3?

Many thanks, Charles
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How about sending along your code so we can have a look?
 
Well, here you go:

tell application "OmniOutliner Professional"
get file name of text attachment 1 of text 1 of cell 2 of leaf 1 of document 1
end tell

Thanks for your interest!

Charles
 
Ken Case's recent posting on this thread may be relevant.
 
Hi Rob-

Thanks for the pointer, but I think OmniOutliner handles things a bit differently. AFAIK, there isn't any "link" attribute to a style in OO3.

I have gotten a bit farther on my own, very crude, this snippet will write the text, but the file name isn't recognized:

Code:
set f1 to POSIX file "/Users/cturner/Desktop/212 project list.txt"

tell application "OmniOutliner Professional"
  tell document 1
    tell row 1
      tell cell 2
        tell text 1
          make new text attachment with properties {file name:f1, text:"deadbeef"} at after word 5
        end tell
      end tell
    end tell
  end tell
end tell
So, still looking for knowledge!

Thanks again, Charles
 
Sorry, OmniOutliner 3 doesn't support scripting attachments yet; we plan to add that support for OmniOutliner 4 (based on the work we've done in OmniFocus).
 
That's fine. Thanks for the quick clarification!

Best, Charles
 
 


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