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Introducing Simon 5!

Simon version 5 is now available. It is a massive update, introducing a much-requested feature: syncing the Simon data between multiple Macs, plus a Simon Status service, a Link Checker filter, improved Find filter, iMessage and Speak Error notifiers, a new app icon, and much more.

Important: please note that Simon 5 requires a minimum of macOS 10.12 (Sierra), and is a paid upgrade from Simon 4. Purchasers since September 1, 2020 automatically get a version 5 license (that also works in previous versions).

Read the Simon What's New page for details.

twitter <from address>

How can change the 'from address' when posting via Twitter ?
I'd like to change text and add a custom url with test variables

e.g. sent via Simon > {test name} date etc

David Sinclair's picture

Re: twitter <from address>

The "sent via Simon" text can't be changed. The Simon name is registered with the Twitter service, like Twitterrific and other clients.

However, you can include variables in your tweet text.

Re: twitter <from address>

txs for your quick response, is it also possible to add /develop new notifiers for Simon ? I currently experimenting with RealBasic and FileMaker Pro; or should I post a new notifier request?
txs Reinier Pahladsingh

David Sinclair's picture

Re: twitter <from address>

Yes, you can add new notifiers by writing shell scripts or AppleScripts via the Script plug-in.

For completely custom notifiers, I have a Cocoa API that I can provide to approved developers. But RealBasic and FileMaker Pro won't work for that; you'd need to use Xcode with Objective-C and the Cocoa frameworks.