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I'm looking to create an indexed notebook for a host of notes that will be accessed through a note link page.  I have the names for the notebooks in a text list.  Is there a way that I can create all the notes with the titles that I have in the text file as a bulk process?

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52 minutes ago, wesk said:

I'm looking to create an indexed notebook for a host of notes that will be accessed through a note link page.  I have the names for the notebooks in a text list.  Is there a way that I can create all the notes with the titles that I have in the text file as a bulk process?

>>create all the notes with the titles that I have in the text file as a bulk process?
I do this on my Mac using Applescript (monthly bank transaction files)

but you would end up with empty notes.

Wouldn't it make more sense to work the other way;
- Create the notes first
- Retrieve the note titles (and optionally urls)
- If this is to be replicated, as in a "template notebook";
  you could create the notes, and then export them as an .enex file
 Importing the .enex file would create a new notebook

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Thanks for the input.  Actually, I want the notes to be empty to start.  I want to create a notebook that will have notes for all the processes of my business and then be able to visit any of the topics through links.  Each of the topics will be populated over time with new and revised information.  I'm looking to build the structure before inserting content.  The list has roughly 150 notes and providing titles to that many notes seems like something that could be automated.

I'm on Apple as well.

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Heres a sample of my Applescript code to process a text file and create notes from each entry

 

on Process_File_csv(new_File)

    

    --Sample    

    --2016-03-22,"COCA COLA VICTORIA BC VICTORIA, BC  ",1.00,

    --2016-03-21,"APL* ITUNES.COM/BILL 800-676-2775, ON  ",10.02,

    

    

    -- Read File Contents  -----------------------

    set file_Ref to open for access new_File

    set file_Contents to (read file_Ref)

    close access new_File

    

    Process_Rows(file_Contents)

    

end Process_File_csv

 

 

-- Process Rows -------------------------------

-------------------------------------------------

on Process_Rows(file_Contents)

    

    set old_Delims to AppleScript's text item delimiters

    set AppleScript's text item delimiters to {(ASCII character 10)}

    set record_Lines to every text item of file_Contents

    set AppleScript's text item delimiters to old_Delims

    

    repeat with record_Line in record_Lines

        

        if record_Line > {} then

            

            set record_Line to my find_Escaped(record_Line)

            set note_Title to Process_Columns(record_Line)

            set note_Title to Replace_Comma(note_Title, "&#" & "44;", ",")

            set note_Tags to Process_Tags(note_Title)

            

            tell application "Evernote" -- Create the note --------------------------------

                set new_Note to (create note with text file_Name title note_Title notebook "Filing?")

                assign note_Tags to new_Note

            end tell

        end if

        

    end repeat

    

end Process_Rows

 
 

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