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I've been asked whether one can find projects by keys (string patterns) stored in their notes.

My first response is to suggest a Where in OF search like:
projects where note contains "StringPattern"
but others may have better suggestions ...

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Last edited by RobTrew; 2012-07-17 at 05:48 AM.. Reason: Updated link to Where in OF
 
Rob,

Thank you very much for posting this. If I could bug you with another question of how to properly invoke Where in OF in an applescript?

ideally, I would like to create a new task in a project that contains a specified Key in its notes.

something like:

Code:
 
set myNewTask to (make new task with properties {name:...} at end of tasks of (project where note contains "StringPattern"))
is that possible?

Thanks for the help
Ricky
 
That can be done directly in Applescript - no need for Where in OF.

Something like:

Code:
tell application id "OFOC"
	tell front document
		set lstMatch to flattened projects where note contains "StringPattern"
		if length of lstMatch < 1 then
			display dialog "No matches"
			return
		end if
		
		tell first item of lstMatch
			make new task with properties {name:"Some task name"}
		end tell
	end tell
end tell
 
Rob, thanks as always for your help! Incidentally, the Where in OF works great for finding the Key on the fly.
 
 


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