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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by mikecox, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. mikecox

    mikecox Newbie
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  2. KitWasHere

    KitWasHere Well-Known Member

    Right click the link where you found that file, and "save as". Put that file on your phone in your Tasker folder and find "Import" in the app
     
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  3. mikecox

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    Thanks! :)
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  4. mikecox

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    I saved the file in my last post to the SD card/ "Tasker" folder. When I tried to Import it the Import function defaulted to "/storage/emulated/0/..." But even if I more to "SD card/Tasker" the xml file doesn't display; and I know it's there, I checked, Using Airdroid/files.

    Why does Import default the that folder and should I be putting the xml file there?

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  5. KitWasHere

    KitWasHere Well-Known Member

    Sorry, there are sub folders in the Tasker folder you need to direct to. Forgot about that.

    Since you are importing a profile, put the file you saved into /file/path/to/sdcard/Tasker/profiles/

    If the folder doesn't exist, create it. You'll need a separate folder for each type of importable file Tasker offers, IE /tasks, /scenes, /projects, and /profiles
     
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  6. mikecox

    mikecox Newbie
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    I'm confused:thinking:

    I just clicked "edit" on this post, to add a screenshot, and got a blank page. In other forum Edit allows the user to correct spelling, revise text or add an image. I didn't get an option to do any of that here. Is there something wrong, or is that the way it works?

    I just downloaded a profile from Tasker.Wiki. I know I have to upload the XML file to the Tasker folder on my Nexus; but which folder do I put it in?

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  7. codesplice

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    Hey Mike,

    I merged your post into your previous thread about importing XMLs into Tasker; it kind of sounds like your edit attempt may have glitched out somehow. Feel free to holler (gently ;) ) at me if you've got any forum-related questions :)

    On to your question though, was KitWasHere's post any help?

     
  8. mikecox

    mikecox Newbie
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    Thinks for linking this up; I didn't f/o on this quickly enough and lost the thread. I'll respond to Kit's answer. As for the "edit" issue; I don't know what was going on; when I clicked it the text field went blank. I'm using FF and sometimes that can be an issue. Should I post issues with the forum, in the forum? Or private, or in the Lounge? I always hate to address forum issue in off topic areas.
     
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  9. mikecox

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    Hi Kit...lost track of this thread when I thought I had the answer; that said I usually acknowledge the help :eek:

    I've been all over the place looking for help with Tasker; Google+ is a nightmare, so I gave up on that. I tried several other forums, but this one seems to be the best. In the process I forgot where I was when I got your answer. I'm going to stick to this one forum in the future.

    About your answer: there is no ...Tasker/profiles folder. Should I just create one and put the files in it?

    I'm always a little nervous about messing with the filing system in my phone; but I guess it's no different that the HHD on my computer.
     
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  10. KitWasHere

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  11. mikecox

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