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7.2   Applications That Support Capture

EagleFiler’s capture feature lets you import the current window or items from the frontmost application, just by pressing a key. The capture key and capture with options key work in these applications:

Contacts
Captures a vCard file for the selected contacts.
BBEdit
Captures the file of the first document of the front window.
Camino
Captures the URL of the current tab of the front window.
Cocoalicious
Captures the URLs of the selected posts, preserving the tags, description, and extended description.
Cruz
Captures the URL of the current tab.
Cyndicate
Captures the URLs of the selected articles, preserving the label and flagged status.
DEVONagent
Captures the URL of the front browser window.
DEVONthink Pro
Captures the selected items, preserving the comments.
Endo
Captures the selected news items as Web archives, preserving their tags and importing the excerpts as notes.
Entourage
Captures the selected messages or mailbox, preserving the message flags, categories, and projects. If you want EagleFiler to skip a message, you can assign it the category “OmitFromArchive”.
Evernote
Captures the selected notes, along with their tags and attachments. The source URL stores a link to the note in the Evernote app, and the notes store the original source URL (if any).
Excel (2004 and later)
Captures the file of the front window (make sure that it’s saved to disk).
Finder
Captures the selected files in the front window.
Firefox
Firefox is no longer scriptable enough to support the capture key, but pressing it will show you some instructions for importing from Firefox to EagleFiler.
Flock
Captures the URL of the current tab.
Google Chrome
Captures the URL of the current tab.
Hibari
Captures the URL of the selected tweet. (Direct messages are not supported.)
iCab
Captures the URL of the front window.
Journler
Captures the selected documents, preserving the tags, category, comments, and label.
Keynote
Captures the file of the front window.
Mail
Captures the selected messages in the front viewer window. Tags, projects, and annotations from MailTags are preserved, as are the unread/flagged/replied/etc. flags from Mail itself. If Growl is installed, it will report on the progress of the capture.
Mailsmith
Captures the selected messages or mailboxes, preserving the message status, label, and notes. You may find it helpful to use Email Archiver to separate messages by age before importing them into EagleFiler.
MarsEdit
Captures the text of current post window or the selected posts, preserving the permalink and the published date.
MindManager
Captures the file of the front window.
Netflix Freak
Captures the URLs of the selected movies.
NetNewsWire
Captures the URL of the current tab, or the URL of the selected headline (if no tab is selected). If text is selected in a Web page, EagleFiler adds it as a note. (Capturing works in NetNewsWire 3, but not NetNewsWire 4.)
NewsRack
Captures the URL of the current tab and puts the selected text in a note.
Nisus Writer Express
Captures the file of the front window.
Notes
The Apple Notes application is not scriptable enough to support the capture key, but pressing it will show you some instructions for importing from Notes to EagleFiler. For example, you can select text in Notes and import it using one of EagleFiler’s Services.
Numbers
Captures the file of the front window.
OmniGraffle
Captures the file of the front window. For best results, set OmniGraffle to save its documents with a Quick Look preview.
OmniWeb
Captures the URL of the current tab.
Opera
Captures the URL of the current tab.
Outlook
Captures the selected messages or mailbox, preserving the message flags, read status, and categories. If you want EagleFiler to skip a message, you can assign it the category “OmitFromArchive”.
Pages
Captures the file of the front window.
Path Finder
Captures the selected files in the front window.
PDFView
Captures the file of the front window.
PowerMail
Captures the selected messages or mailboxes, preserving the message status and label
PowerPoint (2016 and later)
Captures the file of the front window.
Preview
Captures the frontmost document.
Pukka
Captures URL being added, along with the title, tags, and description.
Reeder
Reeder is not scriptable enough to support the capture key, but pressing it will show you some instructions for setting up a separate hotkey for importing to EagleFiler.
Safari and Safari Technology Preview
Captures the URL of the current tab and puts the selected text in a note. On Mac OS X 10.11.5 and later, in order for EagleFiler to access the selected text you must check Show Develop menu in menu bar in Safari’s Advanced preferences and then make sure that Enable JavaScript From Apple Events in the Develop menu is checked. Some Web pages (e.g. some sites that require logging in) cannot be captured by loading the URL shown in Safari’s location bar. For more information, see Private Web Pages in the Importing Web Pages and URLs section of the manual.
Skim
Captures the file of the front window.
SubEthaEdit
Captures the file of the front window.
TextEdit
Captures the file of the front window.
TextMate
Captures the file of the front window.
TextWrangler
Captures the file of the first document of the front window.
Together
Captures the selected files, preserving the tags, comments, labels, and ratings.
Vesper
From Vesper on iOS, you can export to iCloud Drive. Then select the Vesper Export ƒ folder in the Mac Finder and press the capture key.
Vienna
Captures the URL of the last selected post.
WebKit Nightly
See description for Safari.
WebnoteHappy
Captures the selected URLs as Web archives, preserving the tags and notes.
Word (2004 and later)
Captures the file of the front window (make sure that it’s saved to disk).
Yojimbo
Captures the selected items, preserving the tags, labels, flagged state, and comments.

For applications that are not listed here, there are many other ways to import. For applications that support AppleScript, you can add EagleFiler capture support by writing capture scripts.

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