This macro adds a task to the top of your TaskPaper document. It has one advantage over TaskPaper’s Quick Entry: TaskPaper does not need to be running in order to add tasks. This is valuable for me, as it provides what David Allen describes as a ubiquitous capture tool. At the moment of inspiration, I can capture my thought immediately into my trusted system.
The macro prefaces the task with a tab, dash and space, so that the entry is formatted as a task.
It is triggered by ⌃End (Control + End) — which can be changed in Keyboard Maestro.
The macro expects that the TaskPaper app is in the Applications folder. If you have it elsewhere, then you will need to edit the AppleScript section so that the icon location points to the app location.
Important: You will need to edit the path to your TaskPaper file in the Set Variable ‘File’ to Text, from:
to wherever your file is. Remember to update the name of the file as well. For example, if you keep your TaskPaper file in DropBox, in a directory named Text, and it is named “Focus.taskpaper” then your path would be:
Here is a short video showing the macro in action:
The support forum for this macro is located here.Download Macro
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