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Plug-In: Focused Outline Items to New Project

Create a new OmniFocus project containing the focused OmniOutliner items as tasks.

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Focused Items to New Project
 

/*{ "type": "action", "targets": ["omnioutliner"], "author": "Otto Automator", "identifier": "com.omni-automation.oo.focused-to-omnifocus", "version": "1.7", "description": "Create a new OmniFocus project containing the focused items as tasks.", "label": "Focused Items to New Project", "paletteLabel": "Focused To New Project" }*/ (() => { var action = new PlugIn.Action(function(selection, sender){ // action code // selection options: columns, document, editor, items, nodes, outline, styles var items = selection.editor.focusedItems.map(item => { return item.topic }) var textInputField = new Form.Field.String( "textInput", "Project Title", null ) var menuItems = ["Parallel", "Sequential", "Single Actions"] var menuIndexes = [0,1,2] var menuElement = new Form.Field.Option( "menuElement", "Project Type", menuIndexes, menuItems, 0 ) var completedByChildrenCheckbox = new Form.Field.Checkbox( "shouldBeCompletedByChildren", "Complete with last action", null ) var inputForm = new Form() inputForm.addField(textInputField) inputForm.addField(menuElement) inputForm.addField(completedByChildrenCheckbox) var formPrompt = "Title and settings for new project:" var buttonTitle = "Continue" formPromise = inputForm.show(formPrompt,buttonTitle) inputForm.validate = function(formObject){ var inputText = formObject.values['textInput'] return ((!inputText)?false:true) } formPromise.then(function(formObject){ var textValue = formObject.values['textInput'] var projectTypeIndex = formObject.values['menuElement'] var shouldBeCompletedByChildren = formObject.values['shouldBeCompletedByChildren'] // THE OPTIONAL ARGUMENT MAY BE: string, number, date, array, or object var targetFunctionArgument = { "items": items, "title": textValue, "projectTypeIndex": projectTypeIndex, "shouldBeCompletedByChildren": shouldBeCompletedByChildren } var targetAppName = "omnifocus" // THE FUNCTION TO BE EXECUTED ON THE TARGET APP function targetAppFunction(targetFunctionArgument){ try { var itemTopics = targetFunctionArgument["items"] var projectTitle = targetFunctionArgument["title"] var projectTypeIndex = targetFunctionArgument["projectTypeIndex"] var shouldBeCompletedByChildren = targetFunctionArgument["shouldBeCompletedByChildren"] var project = new Project(projectTitle) project.status = Project.Status.Active if (projectTypeIndex === 1){ project.sequential = true } else if (projectTypeIndex === 2){ project.containsSingletonActions = true } project.completedByChildren = shouldBeCompletedByChildren itemTopics.forEach(item => { new Task(item, project.ending) }) var projectID = project.id.primaryKey var url = "omnifocus:///task/" + projectID console.log("Passed function has been executed") return url } catch(error){ console.error("An error occurred.") throw error } } // CREATE SCRIPT URL WITH FUNCTION var scriptURL = URL.tellFunction( targetAppName, targetAppFunction, targetFunctionArgument ) // CALL THE SCRIPT URL, PROCESS RESULTS OR ERROR scriptURL.call(function(reply){ // PROCESS RESULTS OF SCRIPT if (typeof reply === "object"){ console.log(reply["result"]) } else { console.log(reply) // open returned link to show new project URL.fromString(reply).open() } }, function(error){ // PROCESS SCRIPT ERROR new Alert("SCRIPT ERROR", error.errorMessage).show() console.error(error) }) }) formPromise.catch(function(err){ console.error("form cancelled", err.message) }) }); action.validate = function(selection, sender){ // validation code // selection options: columns, document, editor, items, nodes, outline, styles return (selection.editor.focusedItems.length > 0) }; return action; })();

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