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Is it possible to create an inbox task in the Quick Entry window but have a project assigned to it?

I use the clipping service a lot to create new tasks, and typically assign a project and context to it. But I'm currently making a LOT of tasks with the same project (and often same context) for something I'm working on. But I like the quick-entry panel's ability to easily edit stuff before committing it to OF.

I think I'm getting stuck because an "inbox task" is, by definition, attached to the "inbox" project. But is there some way around this?

Thanks,
Nik
 
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Originally Posted by iNik View Post
Is it possible to create an inbox task in the Quick Entry window but have a project assigned to it?
It looks to me as if one might have to start with something like:

Code:
tell application id "OFOC"
	activate
	tell quick entry
		open
		set oTask to make new inbox task with properties {name:"experiment"}
	end tell
end tell

tell application id "sevs"
	keystroke tab
	keystroke tab
	-- etc ...
end tell
 
Yes, that's as far as I got. I'm currently using Keyboard Maestro to handle this in roughly the same way you're suggesting. But AppleScript would be so much more elegant!
 
 


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