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Wanted: Growl-style bubble for current action Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
iGTD has a feature called "pin" IIRC that puts a bubble in the corner of the screen with info on an action, which was a nice way to look at the notes about the action without flipping back to the full app. I looked at scripting this with Growl notifications, but they don't seem to have an option to make the notification persistent.

Anyone with more AppleScript-fu have suggestions for creating a bubble that will display info on the current action?
 
This script should do the trick: What Am I Doing?.zip Run it once and you'll get a normal notification. But after that, you can go to the Growl system preference pane, Applications tab, and select Curt's Scripts in the top list. In the bottom list, make the Sticky Notifications actually sticky by making sure the Sticky column has a checkmark.
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Curt
 
Curt, I am getting the following error when I try to run your script:

AppleScript reported the following error:
OmniFocus got an error: NSReceiverEvaluationScriptError: 3

I am using yesterday's build.

Any thoughts?

George
 
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Originally Posted by gcrump View Post
Curt, I am getting the following error when I try to run your script:

AppleScript reported the following error:
OmniFocus got an error: NSReceiverEvaluationScriptError: 3

I am using yesterday's build.

Any thoughts?

George
same error

AppleScript reported the following error:
OmniFocus got an error: NSReceiverEvaluationScriptError: 3
 
Works fine for me in the latest build, 91773. I'm using Growl 0.7.4.

Try opening the script in Script Editor and running it from there. It should highlight where the error is occurring. Let me know what you find.
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Curt
 
This worked for me, no problem. It seems like a good idea, but do you have to run or invoke the script each time you want growl to run the notification?
 
 


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