Bento Syncing Done Better

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Awhile back, I posted a tricky little Applescript I made to make syncing the Bento database easier. I was so busy patting myself on the back that I completely missed a much more elegant solution. Thankfully reader Neil shared it in the comments. It was so much better that I decided to give it a separate post. As Neil explained …

I have a somewhat simpler approach (I think). All I did was copy my Bento folder from ~/Library/Application Support to my iDisk folder. Then I deleted the Bento folder and replaced it with a symbolic link. That way, when I start Bento, it looks in ~/Library/Application Support/Bento and is redirected to the copy on my iDisk. That way, it is always synced between the local computer and iDisk whenever I sync iDisk.

When it comes to computers, simpler almost always equals better. Neil, I bow my propeller beanie to your chocolate covered Mac-ness.

5 Comments Bento Syncing Done Better

  1. tenex@tesco.net

    Bento is gorgeously simple to use but I can’t find a use for it as its so limited – anyone else waiting on v2?

    Reply
  2. tenex@tesco.net

    Bento is gorgeously simple to use but I can’t find a use for it as its so limited – anyone else waiting on v2?

    Reply
  3. tenex@tesco.net

    Bento is gorgeously simple to use but I can’t find a use for it as its so limited – anyone else waiting on v2?

    Reply
  4. tenex@tesco.net

    Bento is gorgeously simple to use but I can’t find a use for it as its so limited – anyone else waiting on v2?

    Reply
  5. tenex@tesco.net

    Bento is gorgeously simple to use but I can’t find a use for it as its so limited – anyone else waiting on v2?

    Reply

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