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VCOF0074

OmniFocus: Deferred Until Weekday

A set of seven commands for deferring the selected project or task until the spoken weekday, i.e.: “Deferred until Monday”

Scope and Syntax

Language: US English • Scope: OmniFocus

Command phrase variations (words in [brackets] are optional):

Requirements

Installing voice commands on iOS/iPadOS

While Apple’s mobile operating systems currently do not support the Open URL action used in the voice commands files provided on this website, you can still create and use customized Omni Automation voice commands for iPhones and iPads!

To create your voice commands, we’ll use specialized Shorcuts workflows that you can “tap-to-install” from the various example pages. Simply follow these steps or view the illustrated instructions here:

  1. First, install an Omni Automation shortcut from one of the provided links. (below)
  2. Next, in the mobile Settings app, tap AccessibilityVoice ControlCustomize CommandsCustomCreate New Command… and in the forthcoming New Command interface select the installed shortcut as the value for the “Action” parameter.
  3. Enter one of the command phrases from the example’s documentation page (above) for the value of the “Phrase” property, and…
  4. Finally, set the value of the “Application” parameter to either “Any” for global access or choose the Omni app to target from the provided list of installed applications.

You can then activate Voice Control and use your voice command to trigger the shortcut to run the Omni Automation script!

Downloads

Deferred Until «Weekday»


(async () => { try { function getLocalizedDayName(date){ locID = Calendar.current.locale.identifier locID = locID.replace("_", "-") return date.toLocaleDateString(locID, { weekday: 'long' }); } function createUtterance(textToSpeak){ voiceObj = Speech.Voice.allVoices.find( voice => voice.name.startsWith("Alex") ) voiceRate = 0.4 utterance = new Speech.Utterance(textToSpeak) utterance.voice = voiceObj utterance.rate = voiceRate return utterance } var synthesizer = new Speech.Synthesizer() var sel = document.windows[0].selection var selCount = sel.tasks.length + sel.projects.length if(selCount === 1){ if (sel.tasks.length === 1){ var selectedItem = sel.tasks[0] var objType = "task" } else { var selectedItem = sel.projects[0] var objType = "project" } } else { throw { name: "Selection Issue", message: "Please select a single project or task." } } today = getLocalizedDayName(new Date()) var weekday = "monday" if (today.toLocaleLowerCase() === weekday){ weekday = "next " + weekday } fmatr = Formatter.Date.withStyle(Formatter.Date.Style.Short) targetDateObj = fmatr.dateFromString(weekday) selectedItem.deferDate = targetDateObj dateString = Formatter.Date.withFormat('EEEE, LLLL d').stringFromDate(targetDateObj) //--> "Wednesday, March 2" response = `The ${objType} is deferred to ${dateString}` utterance = createUtterance(response) synthesizer.speakUtterance(utterance) } catch(err){ if(!err.message.includes("cancelled")){ utterance = createUtterance(err.message) synthesizer.speakUtterance(utterance) // new Alert(err.name, err.message).show() } } })();

 

 

 

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