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I'm using the export to text file function in omni focus and wanted to know if its at all possible to clean up the extra columns of information that just clutters up the export. Of course you can clean it up on your own, but of course we could write all this down on paper and not use Omni Focus either. lol.

But any way if the "@context, due date, and some of the other things can either be deleted via export options that would be awesome.

If you could exports just the context and the task it self and nothing more, that would be super duper great. Clean and simple, the OMNI FOCUS WAY!!
That stuff is easily elided if you don't want it.

After exporting to the taskpaper format, open up a Terminal window and incant the following:

sed -E -e 's/@due(.+)|@start(.+)|@mins(.+)//' <your filename> > <new filename>
which will read <your filename>, removing all the @due(07-03-10), @start(05-09-10), @mins(30) stuff and writing a copy to <new filename>
Use Help → Send Feedback to submit feature suggestions to get them entered in the development database. (See this sticky thread at the top of the forum for details.) Bill's solution will work in the interim.


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