Easy search on SAP sites with Ubiquity
I have been using Launchy to get easy access to search on SAP notes and start my SAP GUI. Launchy is an application which can be used to launch other applications or access websites. Nigel James wrote about how to use Launchy in a Launching out with Launchy and how to access sap notes easy.
Recently I discovered that Firefox was also working on a similarly project called Ubiquity. The difference is that Ubiquity is placed within the browser and can access the same information as the browser. It has easy access to google maps for an address which has been selected and complete other tasks that you would do in your browser.
To get started using Ubiquity just install the Firefox plugin from the Mozilla site.
After you have installed the plugin goto the command press CONTROL and SPACE and you will get a popup in our browser like the following. In this window you can enter commands to Ubiquity.
Try commands like map (address) or in an edit field mark an url and use the command tinyurl.
I have written some commands which can be implemented pretty easy. To implement them use the command command-editor.
In the command window insert the following code, and it should be possible to run the commands.
The script contains three commands.
- sapnote which take a service marked place note number and display a page with the note.
- sapql is to access SAP Quicklinks like SWDC or notes
sdn-search which make a search on SDN for the query you have made.
The sdn-search search command look like the following.
Updated 11/11 2008
It is now possible to install scripts by subscribing to a site. Goto http://gist.github.com/23778 and select subscribe.