Using DT office.
I am using the mail script regularly (from ipad, iphone, etc).
I want to start using dropbox to sync databases so that I can take it with me (yes I understand potential risks, which is one of the reasons for this post).
I can easily quit DT on desktop before I leave town with my laptop, but if I send an email to DT (on my desktop) which runs the mail script rule, then it will open DT, which could pose a problem if my other database is open.
I searched to see if I could just script the sorter so that it did not open DT but it does not appear that I can. If I can please let me know.
So I was wondering, is there a way to either:
- Only run the script if DT is open?
- Have an alternate action if closed (although not sure what that would be).
- Script the sorter?
- Can one script mail to turn off a rule? Or stop checking just one acct (I use a dedicated google acct for DT), at least this way, if I forget I can always use a rule to mail myself to ensure that acct is not checked, or rule is not run.
I assume I can write a script to close DT if I leave and forget to close it, and I suppose I can write a script to quit mail, which could work. But I also use mail to send things to omnifocus which would be problematic if I quit mail. I could run either script on the laptop, but then of course I would worry that I forget to turn that off when I return and have same problem. Of course better run the DT script before the mail script!!!
Any thoughts? (Other than wait for the sync version of DT which I have read has “taken a little longer than everyone had hoped”, also other than “just dont use the mail rule while traveling, as there is a reasonable probablity that I just do it out of habit, as it is part of the workflow.”
I guess I could turn off the rule, or stop checking that box before I leave town, but that feels harder to administer.
Thanks in advance.