Archive for August, 2011

Updated OmniFocus reminder script

If you have purchased OmniFocus on the Mac App Store and wonder why the Reminder > Add as To Do to OmniFocus script doesn’t work, here’s an updated script for you. Add as To Do to OmniFocus.scptd Explanation: AppleScript scripts call apps usually by their “bundle ID”, an internal identifier unique to every app. Unfortunately the OmniGroup chose a new bundle ID for OmniFocus on the Mac App Store which breaks the script. The new script calls OmniFocus simply by...

How DEVONthink Pro Office compares to the U.S.S. Enterprise

Power user Daniel Wessel is using DEVONthink Pro Office for taming his information flood. And he blogged about how he uses it, about its strengths, but also about his wishes for improvements. In short, at the moment I am highly satisfied by DEVONthink’s ability to handle my data, to collect my files and to support me in my creative work. […] Currently my view of DEVONthink is like the Enterprise in “Star Trek XI” diving up from the gas clouds...

Tuesday Tip: Use PhotoStickies to stay up-to-date

If you want to take part in the current financial market hysteria PhotoStickies can be of help: Find a good live ticket image you want to keep an eye on and open it as an image sticky in PhotoStickies. Now use some of the filters to make it transparent and move it to the background layer. Voilà. No more reason for staying calm just because you “don’t know”.

Compatibility updates for Lion

Today we have released compatibility updates for DEVONnote, DEVONthink, EasyFind, and PhotoStickies that mainly fix compatibility issues on OS X 10.7 Lion. If you’re on Lion we highly recommend to install them. Check them out here.

Reading tip: “My Paperless Trail”

In a recent post blogger and  Ryan Irelan describes how he uses DEVONthink Pro Office for working remotely: Last Fall, with the impending arrival of our first child and initial plans to sell our house, I decided to simplify our life by reducing the amount of stuff we kept around. Part of this was my Great Paperless Office Initiative 2010 (affectionately referred to as “sigh” by my wife). […] My tools are: DEVONthink Pro Office because of its ability to...

Tuesday tip: Use Markdown in DEVONthink

John Gruber’s Markdown is a popular way to write text in a simple text editor and have it formatted nicely. You can do this with HTML, too, but Markdown uses simple formatting marks that also look good when you view it without a Markdown renderer. If you work with Markdown in DEVONthink Brett Terpstra’s app Marked (available on the Mac App Store) make it even better: It allows to edit Markdown-styled text with a live preview. With Marked installed right-click...