AppleScript

Automating Evernote

Here's an AppleScript script I wrote that runs periodically for me. It goes through my "triage" notebook in Evernote and looks for items I'm regularly putting in there.

While this particular script won't help you, it may be able to be used as a base to see how you can go through your default notebook, pick out items you add to Evernote regularly, and reformat them according to whatever rules you'd like to add.

Note in here, I'm moving notes, adding tags, and renaming the notes to a more standard format (particularly handy for things like paystubs that don't have date info in the original title).

Close applications on a Mac

At the end of the day, I like to close all of the apps on my Mac to start the day fresh. Before I started doing this, I'd have web pages left up that were open for days - long enough for me to lose the context of why I was even on that particular page. 

Now, each day can start a bit cleaner and without debris from the previous day.

This is the little script I use to do this: