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I found a few Remember the Milk plugins but had very little luck with them because they either did not work, or they did not provide any feedback when a task was added.

 

All I want from a RTM plugin is to quickly add an RTM task by press alt-Space, typing 'rtm my task text here'.  This plugin delivers that - an extremely quick way to add a task when you want to with minimal key strokes.

 

Dependencies

  • You must have Ruby installed (this is installed by default with OS X), but you can also use rbenv or rvm
  • You must install the rumember gem and authenticate with RTM:
    Step 1 install gem:  `gem install rumember`
    Step 2 authenticate with rtm: `ru`

Note: This workflow supports system installed Ruby, RVM installed ruby or RbEnv installed ruby.  However, please make sure that whichever Ruby you are running has the gem `ru` installed and authenticated.

 

Download the plugin

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This is great and it works as I expected. However, do you have a method of having the tasks default to a list other than the Inbox? I use a "Tasks" list for my general tasks and it would be great to get them to go there automatically.

EDIT: I realized soon after I posted that I could modify the script and add "#Tasks" to add it to the string passed to ruby, so, in the script, instead of:

ru "{query}"

I have

ru "{query} #Tasks"
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Unfortunately the workflow is not working for me - I get the "FAILED to add task" error.

 

I can add tasks via "ru mytask", so rumember appears to be working fine.

 

Can I somehow identify what exactly it is that is going wrong? This is on MacOS 10.11.3 with ruby 2.0.0p645.

 

TIA

Matt

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This is a great workflow, I've been using it for a couple of years.

 

On my new laptop, rumember ended up in ~/.rbenv/shims. So I made a new workflow to account for that as well as a few other changes.

 

More details in the README here: https://github.com/devnall/alfred-rtm-workflow

Direct download link: https://github.com/devnall/alfred-rtm-workflow/blob/master/rtm.alfredworkflow?raw=true

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Thanks for great workflow!

 

Let me add one know-how I found. 

 

In the "devnall"'s workflow, I usually fail to use the workflow because the
 

ru "{query}"

 

is not working (Although in my terminal it works well)

 

So I edit that commend with following steps

 

 

0. After following upper step1 and step2 of  mattheworiordan

 

1. In terminal,  test the commend "ru "{query}"" works well

 

$ ru my working 

 

and check the application of "Remember the milk" include the "my working" in the list

 

 

2. type the following commend

 

$ which ru

 

in my case

~ $ which ru

/usr/local/bin/ru
 
3. change the    

ru in  ru "{query}" in Run script with "/usr/local/bin/ru"
 
ex) 
BEFORE
 
~~~
ru "{query}"
 
if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
  echo "FAILED to add task!! Check rumember is installed and authenticated"
else
  echo "{query}"
fi
 
AFTER
 
/usr/local/bin/ru "{query}"
 
if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
  echo "FAILED to add task!! Check rumember is installed and authenticated"
else
  echo "{query}"
fi
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Thank you. I got it working on one computer but not the other, but Fast Milk is working on both. I can't get tags to work (is that implemented in this one?) but thanks for the help!

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