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11 Getting Data Into and Out of Notenik ↑

11.3 Populate App Catalog

This command can be found beneath the File menu.

Before executing this command, the user should have opened an existing App Catalog Collection, or a new Collection with minimal content and field definitions. (The Basic Notes Collection template will work just fine.)

After executing this command, the user will be prompted to select an input folder containing macOS Applications – typically the Mac’s primary Applications folder.

Notenik will then populate the frontmost Collection with information about the apps found in the specified input folder, using info from the file system, as well as from the Info.plist files found within the application bundles.

This is similar to an Import operation, but with some key differences:

The following Field Labels and Types will be defined, if needed, and populated.

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