Menu bar app

Quickly set Report preferences

This plugin creates a Foolcat Menu (using Bitbar) and uses Applescript to set Foolcat Report Preferences.

If you have any questions about this plugin, let us know

How to use

  • Download Bitbar here.

    • On Big Sur and want the menu item aligned properly? Use this BitBar build. (it's not an official build so you do need to allow it to run in macOS's Security & Privacy preferences).

  • Download the Foolcat menu plugin 👇

  • Run the Bitbar app and point it to the pluginsfolder you just downloaded.

  • A Foolcat menu should appear (see screenshot).

  • Open plugins/foolcat-menu/foolcat-menu.applescript in (a) Script Editor

  • Edit the settings:

    Create a menu option by adding a menuAction object { }.

    • Each menuAction exists of:

      • settings - a list of preferences that should get set.

Don't forget to reload Bitbar (CMD-R) after saving the foolcat-menu.applescriptfile

--------------------------------------------------------------------------
-- SETTINGS -----
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
set menuActions to { ¬
{ ¬
menuLabel: "Project X", settings: { ¬
{ "report_logo", "/Applications/Foolcat.app/Contents/Resources/AppIcon.icns"}, ¬
{ "report_name", ""}, ¬
{ "report_description", ""}, ¬
{ "report_project", "Project X"}, ¬
{ "report_director", "Director X"}, ¬
{ "report_dop", "DOP X"}, ¬
{ "report_dit", "DIT X"}, ¬
{ "report_notes", "For internal use only"} ¬
} ¬
},{ ¬
menuLabel: "Project Y", settings: { ¬
{ "report_logo", "/Applications/Foolcat.app/Contents/Resources/AppIcon.icns"}, ¬
{ "report_name", ""}, ¬
{ "report_description", ""}, ¬
{ "report_project", "Project Y"}, ¬
{ "report_director", "Director Y"}, ¬
{ "report_dop", "DOP Y"}, ¬
{ "report_dit", "DIT Y"}, ¬
{ "report_notes", "For internal use only"} ¬
} ¬
} ¬
}
  • Refresh the plugin via the menu > Foolcat > Preferences > Refresh (CMD-R)

There is also a menu bar plugin for Hedge