I’m a long-time Yojimbo user and recently migrated to EF. I’ve not had very good luck finding tips in the forum about changing EF’s overly strong (imho) preference for “rich text”. Specifically, the Import from Clipboard command on the Dock icon (I use a mouse as little as possible and keep reaching for the keyboard shortcut for this function) insists on creating an RTF document, even if the clipboard’s contents is not RTF.
EagleFiler also complains loudly if I, for example, create a new document in TextMate, type some text, select it, then use EF’s Capture key. The capture script, as written, throws up an alert and insists on importing a file. I’d prefer that EF be smart enough to realize I have selected text to “capture”, creating a new record (plain or rtf, depending upon the type on the clipboard) on its own.
I understand how the different models of Yojimbo’s database store vs. EF’s file store are adding to my pain, but I’m looking for ways to enhance EF’s plain text support anyway!
I’ve reviewed the preferences and esoteric preferences but don’t find anything particularly helpful.
Has anyone been successful in revising the com.macromates.textmate.scpt (or other Capture Scripts, for that matter)? I know how to write scripts (applescript/rb-appscript/shell/kbd macros/etc.) and I will if I have to (and fully understand the implications with altering resources in the app’s bundle), but I thought I’d listen to how others might have “beefed up” EF’s plain text and clipboard handling. I don’t want to re-invent wheels or spend a lot of time scripting if I’m missing a workflow pattern that’s clearly obvious to others.