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Script: Copy selected rows as tab-indented (Markdown) plain text outlines Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Copies the text of selected rows (and their children) in a format suitable for pasting into a plain text outliner and/or Markdown editor.
  1. Copies outlines with tab indents rather than the OO3 clipboard's default multiples of four spaces.
  2. Leaves the lines unbroken by word-wrapping (the default Edit > Copy breaks the lines)

(I have assigned the script to a keystroke using Keyboard Maestro)


Last edited by RobTrew; 2012-11-29 at 01:53 AM.. Reason: Ver 2 trims any white space from the left of the OO3 text, to facilitate Markdown parsing
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An extended version of the Copy As Markdown script for OO3.
  1. Any column values are copied as FoldingText-style inline @key(value) pairs or child line key : value property pairs. (The latter are used for longer values).
  2. MD bold/italic/combined emphases are captured
  3. Selection logic is improved selecting a single OO3 node will still copy that node and its whole sub-tree, but extended selections will no longer cause duplicated copying.
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Last edited by RobTrew; 2012-11-29 at 03:29 AM..
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This Copy As script can be converted to a Save As script by flipping the value of two properties:

property pblnSetClipboard : false

property pblnWriteFile : true
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