[TxMt] drag command for inserting links to local files
throw-away-1 at macromates.com
Fri May 11 09:06:28 UTC 2007
On 9. May 2007, at 22:54, Rob McBroom wrote:
> I created this a while back, but I had forgotten about it until a
> recent discussion of Drag Commands.
> If you're using the pre-insalled Apache under Mac OS X, the
> DocumentRoot is set to `/Library/WebServer/Documents/`. I try to
> avoid attachments as much as possible, so I'll usually put a file
> in that location and just send people a URL that leads them to it.
> To make this easier, I created a Drag Command that applies to any
> file in that directory. For example, if I drop /Library/WebServer/
> Documents/some.zip in a document, it inserts http://
> kendra.oit.gatech.edu/some.zip instead.
That’s a nice idea. I have something akin to this using Quicksilver,
where if I ⌘⎋ a file while in Finder, Quicksilver will upload it
to my server, and put the resulting link on the clipboard
(unfortunately ⌘⎋ fails me quite often as a hotkey).
Anyway, for this bundle item I have two comments:
1) it doesn’t find my fully qualified domain name, so we need:
a) a note about how the user can set it up!?!
b) a fallback variable or so for the domain name
2) would be nice if it allowed to copy files not in ~/Sites or /
Library/WebServer/Documents to be copied to some “temporary”
folder of either location. That way, we can drag arbitrary files to
the letter, not just those already located in the right location.
> It's currently scoped to "text.mail,text.html" and I usually only
> use it for e-mail, but perhaps it should be scoped for all "text"?
> Anyway, I thought this might be a useful addition to the Mail or
> Text bundle.
I think currently it should be limited to text.mail.
> On a related note, what's the preferred way to say "I thought this
> might be a useful addition to the XYZ bundle"? :)
Just send it here :)
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