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How Can I Exchange Data between Merlin Project and OmniFocus Pro?


The todo application OmniFocus is often used by project managers for the micro management within projects. Therefore, the question of data exchange between the two programs is obvious.

The easiest option is the data transfer via AppleScript. Download this complimentary AppleScript and open it in the macOS ScriptEditor. For further description, see within the AppleScript.

It transfers selected activities into a new project of OmniFocus Pro.

Simply select activities in a work breakdown view and call the script. You may priorly filter your activities on the main view, or select activities in a Details view.

Note: OmniFocus supports AppleScript only in the OmniFocus Pro version. So the script will fail in other case.

Note To AppleScripts from ProjectWizards: You may incorporate this ProjectWizards sample code into your program(s) without restriction. This ProjectWizards sample code has been provided "AS IS" and the responsibility for its operation is yours. You are not permitted to redistribute this ProjectWizards sample code as "ProjectWizards sample code" after having made changes. If you're going to redistribute the code, we require that you make it clear that the code was descended from ProjectWizards sample code, but that you've made changes.
To modify this or other AppleScript samples, please refer to the Scripting Merlin Project document. You'll find there various samples and code snippets ready to use.

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