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Vero last won the day on December 21 2020

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    I'm here to help you be as productive as possible with Alfred, so don't hesitate to post on the forum to ask a question.

    There are many fantastic and helpful users who might also answer your question, so be nice to them. Most of all, enjoy yourselves! :)

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  1. @monaco Could you please confirm which version of Alfred you're using? Take a look at the Web Searches preferences, and familiarise yourself with the keywords, e.g. by default, it's "maps", not "map" though you're welcome to adjust the keywords as you wish. If you're still having issues, please include a screenshot of your web searches preferences, as well as exactly what you're typing into Alfred. We're all happy to help but it would make it easier if we knew exactly what you're doing Cheers, Vero
  2. @Tethys Which version of Alfred are you using? Please make sure you're on Alfred 4.3+ first, as both the Move to action and finding the Applications folder should work normally. Could you pop an email to info@ with your Diagnostics file? You can get this file by typing "?diagnostics" into Alfred, and can then attach it to your email. Could you also try using the built-in troubleshooting tool (under Alfred's Preferences > Help > Troubleshooting > File Search Troubleshooting, and provide the output from a few files or folders you're unable to find when searching
  3. @BretonTom There are various ways you could do this, but just for fun I tried one where I used a list filter to choose whether I want the time or the date and time, then the macOS Alex voice reads it out via Terminal. You can grab it here as a starting point: https://www.dropbox.com/s/txtzjwv6ynv0t3d/Say the time.alfredworkflow?dl=0 Play around with time and date formatting if you want to hear something more specific: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/workflows/advanced/placeholders/#date-time Having said that, as @Alan He says, I find it quicker to j
  4. @JasonMark As suggested by @deanishe Alfred will need Full Disk Access permissions. I've just added a little note on the Bookmarks preferences page as a reminder that Full Disk Access is needed, as I realised that wasn't made obvious there https://www.alfredapp.com/help/features/bookmarks/ Let us know how you get on. Cheers, Vero
  5. @dansherman Do you use any other third-party tools that may be manipulating your index? Some "app cleaners" that claim to run background processes to keep your Mac lean? If so, disable these as they're likely messing with your index, as you definitely shouldn't have to reindex your Mac every few days. Nothing is changing in Alfred during these few days between your searches; the only thing that changes is the macOS metadata index either returning files to Alfred, or not returning files. If they are being returned to Alfred, he shows them, otherwise he doesn't know that the files ex
  6. @dansherman Did you grant Terminal Full Disk Access as per my first reply?
  7. @dansherman Did you ensure you deleted the Spotlight V100 before starting your reindex? Looks like your index might still be incomplete or corrupted, as opening files essentially reindexes them individually, which would explain why you only see these previously-opened files. Did you see any indexing errors in Terminal while going through the process of reindexing?
  8. After nearly a year of chasing, I've received a response from Airmail, simply stating that "Unfortunately, we do not provide support for the Applescript as it is the external part of the Airmail app. Users with good knowledge of Applescript can create a script for this action at their end." They did not provide any feedback on the script examples we provided or error messages users have experienced, and solely advised that users should update to the latest version of Airmail from the App Store.
  9. @renforter If Alfred is merging items, you're likely either pressing Cmd + C + C (double-tapping C while holding Command) or might have another Clipboard app also installed that's causing this perceived double Cmd + C action. Merging isn't on by default, and can be disabled in Alfred's Preferences > Features > Clipboard > Meging. More info about merging here: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/features/clipboard/#merging Cheers, Vero
  10. @dansherman Have you rebuilt your Mac's index? First, please pop open System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Full Disk Access and add Terminal Once you've done this, go to Alfred's Advanced preferences, choose "Rebuild macOS Metadata" Ensure that you check "Delete .Spotlight-V100 before reindex" Follow the steps in Terminal, and keep a close eye for any error messages relating to your index. Please let me know if there are any errors. Otherwise, if it proceeds smoothly, you may need to wait up to an hour for the reindex to complete.
  11. @robohit The string you can see in your 1Password is the UID for the item, and is how 1Password recommends using the 1Click Bookmarks integration. You should see the correct result for the bookmarks you searched for in 1Password when opening it. Having said that, in the next Alfred update (not yet in pre-release), we've made a change to the 1PW integration so you'll no longer see this in the search bar. Cheers, Vero
  12. @AymarM Please take a look at the rest of the troubleshooting page, which includes instructions on rebuilding your Mac's index so that files are found. https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/indexing/#rebuild Cheers, Vero
  13. @ABC_A When choosing your Alfred 4 license, you can either opt for the Single User license, or the Mega Supporter. If you choose the Single User license, you'll be able to upgrade in the future when the next version of Alfred is released. If I've understood your question correctly, you'd be looking to upgrade from Single to Mega during the same version, which isn't possible. If you choose the Mega Supporter license now, you'll get all future updates to Alfred for Mac for free Cheers, Vero
  14. @Jeff_314 If you prefix your search with the spacebar (which broadens the file search), does the app appear in results? Even when the information appears to be correct in the metadata, it can be beneficial to rebuild your index (and solves the vast majority of index-related issues) To do this fully, please follow these steps carefully: - Grant Terminal Full Disk Access - Go to Alfred's Advanced preferences and click "Rebuild macOS Metadata" - Check the box to delete Spotlight-V100 - Go through to Terminal, enter your password then keep a close eye for any err
  15. @Jeff_314 First, make sure you're using Alfred 4.3. Then, could you please take a look at the Indexing troubleshooting page and run the troubleshooter? https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/indexing/ Cheers, Vero
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