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Created By: Kevin Funderburg, 51 Stars, Last Updated: 19/12/20 02:46:13

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From the project's README:

Navigate OneNote Notebooks With Alfred

Search or browse any notebook,section group,section or page in Microsoft OneNote from Alfred.


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Features

  • Search or browse all OneNote Notebooks/section groups/sections/pages.
  • When searching:
    • Press ↩︎ to either open the selected item in OneNote or browse the selection.
  • When browsing:
    • Press ↩︎ to continue diving deeper into notebook hierarchy. Once a page is found (deepest depth) it will open it in OneNote
    • Press ↩︎ to open the currently selected notebook/section/section group

Installation

Download the latest release and double-click the file to install in Alfred.

Usage

The main keywords are 1a, 1b, 1r & 1m:

  • 1a [<query>] - Search all notebooks/section groups/sections/pages and retain memory for intelligent order.

    • ↩︎ or NUM — If the selection is a page (i.e. has no children), then open selection in OneNote; otherwise browse selection in Alfred.
    • ↩︎ — Open selection in OneNote instead of browse.
  • 1b [<query>] — Browse OneNote from top level Notebooks in Alfred.

    • ↩︎ or NUM — View the selections sub-sections, if it has no sub-sections (deepest level of notebook) it will open the page in OneNote.
    • ↩︎ — Open selection in OneNote instead.
  • 1r [<query>] — Search recent OneNote items.

    • ↩︎ or NUM — If the selection is a page (i.e. has no children), then open selection in OneNote; otherwise browse selection in Alfred.
    • ↩︎ — Open selection in OneNote instead of browse.
  • 1m [<query>] — Search recently modified OneNote items.

    • ↩︎ or NUM — If the selection is a page (i.e. has no children), then open selection in OneNote; otherwise browse selection in Alfred.
    • ↩︎ — Open selection in OneNote instead of browse.
  • 1u — Update stored OneNote data.

Configuration

The workflow locates a database for each notebook stored and uses them to perform searches and build a URL that OneNote can respond to. The first search may be slower than expected but afterwards it should speed up.

NOTE: Previous versions of this workflow did not get along with users whose notebooks were stored on Microsoft Sharepoint, I think this new version should work for it, but as mine are not stored on sharepoint, I can't test. If yours are stored on sharepoint and they still don't work, let me know.

Licensing & thanks

This workflow is released under the MIT Licence.

This workflow uses on the wonderful library alfred-workflow by @deanishe.

Changelog

  • v1.0.0 — 06/14/19
    • First public release
  • v1.2.0 - 06/19/19
    • Fixed storage of base url
  • v1.2.2 - 10/14/19
    • Added trap for sharepoint URLs
  • v1.3.0 - 02/23/20
    • Added search all functionality
  • v1.3.1 - 02/25/20
    • Added ability to browse a selection after searching all.
    • Improved code logic and added new keywords.
  • v2.0.0 - 12/18/20
    • found databases which allowed to search/open every notebook item (including pages)
    • changed script altogether in order to adapt