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DEVONThink's '.tsv' files are treated like text '.txt' files when dragged to Tinderbox for tab-delimited text data import. (v5.5.0).

DEVONThink offers OPML export which Tinderbox can happily consume.

DEVONThink 'item links', which use the protocol x-devonthink-item:// can be used in $URL (or any user URL-type attribute) to open such links, assuming the DEVONThink database is running on (a drive mounted on) the same Mac - these links only work locally. The basic link looks like this:


The long code string is a DEVONThink unique ID for that asset, whether stored within DEVONThink or is just indexed by it. The URL format also allows 3 optional forms of suffix to these URLs (as at DEVONThink v2.4.1):

Whilst the Edit menu and right-click in file listing in DEVONThink will copy a 'bare' item link (i.e. with no special suffix as above), right clicking on display of a partially played movie will add a ?time suffix. similarly, right clicking the scrolled display of a paginated document will append a ?page suffix.

Possible relevant notes (via "Similar Notes" feature):

A Tinderbox Reference File : Import/Export/Formatting : Support for other app-specific formats : DEVONThink