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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. @Appu Mohan Please take a look at the thread below for the current state of Google Drive. Google have stated that it's not currently indexable by macOS, so we encourage anyone who can to make their voice heard with the Google support teams, so that this is prioritised in the upcoming updates. This thread is now locked since, as @deanishe said, this is already discussed elsewhere, and it's best to focus it on a single thread. Cheers, Vero
  2. @politicus I've merged both of your bug reports, as the symptoms you're describing are the same in both instances, and the issues are likely related. As this is an isolated report, I would recommend troubleshooting by first disabling / quitting any third-party apps (including those easy-to-forget ones that may be running in the background) that could in any way be modifying your hotkeys / keyboard behaviour / remapping, etc. It's likely that one of these is either intercepting hotkeys or interfering in another way causing the behaviour you're seeing. Cheers, Vero
  3. @xGriff Apologies if you find the wording confusing - An Alfred 4 Single User license includes all Alfred 4.x updates
  4. Hi all, it appears that an update to Google Drive a few days ago has caused Spotlight and macOS to stop indexing the files. Some users seem to have had quick and efficient success in finding files again by telling macOS to reindex their Google Drive, while others don't appear to have been able to. Google is very opaque about what's happening under the hood with Google Drive. It could be that a workflow that directly interacts with the Google Drive API can finally put these issues to bed once and for all, and this is something we're going to look into. We'll pop some updates on the forum once we've investigated further. Cheers, Vero
  5. @Kolby Goodman If you take a look at your preferences under Features > Default Results, did you include folders in your default results? Otherwise, press the spacebar before searching; it looks like in your last screenshot, you pasted the item with a space in it? As such, you didn't actually enable the broader search. Cheers, Vero
  6. @Tomaz Welcome to the forum Usually the first letter disappearing while using Cmd + Space is caused by interference from another macOS app/tool, such as Siri. Take a look at the troubleshooting steps here: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/missing-typed-characters/ Let me know how you get on!
  7. @Kolby Goodman Welcome to the forum. The first step to establish why a result is missing is to drag it into Alfred's File Troubleshooter: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/indexing/ You should then be able to work out what's happening. If you need help, please paste the output of the File Troubleshooter in your reply and we'll take a look Cheers, Vero
  8. @PaulH Could you please provide the contents of your snippet? If you change the keyword for the snippet, does the issue resolve itself? If so, it's likely you've created the same snippet in another app (e.g. Apple's own text expansion?) so please double-check whether you've got more than one text expander running Cheers, Vero
  9. I've checked out your workflow and created a couple of my own tests. I can reproduce the issue for Fn but all other mods behave as expected. Could you take a look at your Universal Actions hotkey preferences, in case you've changed anything from the defaults?
  10. You've already quoted the email address you need to contact for email address changes - Just drop us a line with your details and we'll take it from there. Cheers, Vero
  11. @Cristobal.DMG With Alfred Remote, you can trigger Alfred's System Commands. It's one of the built-in example pages for Remote once you enable the feature Cheers, Vero
  12. @jtsternberg Welcome to the forum It's likely that your File Filter is working fine if you haven't changed anything, but that the issue lies with the macOS metadata. This is the underlying index used by Spotlight and many apps on your Mac, and it can sometimes stop, become outdated or corrupted, and needs rebuilding. Open Alfred's File Troubleshooting tool in the preferences > Help > Run Troubleshooting. Drag in a few files you can't find and take a look at the metadata. If it's not passing with all green ticks, you may benefit from rebuilding your Macs by carefully following the step 5 here: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/indexing/ If the issue persists, please provide as much details as you can, including your workflow, the path of the files you're searching for, etc so that we can help you further Cheers, Vero
  13. @MindSurgeon Have you followed the same steps as the original post? The first steps to follow when results seem unexpected is to rebuild your Mac's metadata. It's usually because the data being provided by macOS is incorrect or missing (even if it appears correct in the current Spotlight cache), and rebuilding ensures that all this information is refreshed by the OS. Even if you believe you've already reindexed, please follow the steps below specifically (as it involves deleting a cache first and ensuring Terminal has suitable permissions). 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. Once this is done, make your searches again and see if your results are more as expected. If your issue persists, please provide the following information: Your diagnostics file (email to info@), by typing ?diagnostics into Alfred and attaching the resulting file Examples of the File Troubleshooting reports for the files you cannot find using Alfred Details of exactly what you're typing into Alfred and what results you are expecting to see Cheers, Vero
  14. We absolutely love and appreciate the enthusiasm you're all showing for the new features, and the possible further extension to it. If there's one thing you could do to help us make this process even better is to share your feedback in a structured and succinct way, e.g. a focused sentence or two on the feature suggestion, and a short paragraph explaining your use case. Andrew and I do our best to acknowledge feedback here, by email and on Twitter, all while continuing development, providing support and doing all the boring business stuff that has to happen behind the scenes. As such, long stream of consciousness posts can be difficult to parse into actionable feature suggestions. Again, thank you for your input, we love this community Cheers, Vero
  15. @kojaxs Welcome to the forum! My name's Véro, so you can trust that, as the Alfred team, we use snippets with accented characters regularly If you're seeing the wrong content expand, try slowing down key events in Alfred's Preferences > Features > Snippets > Auto Expansion Options > Tweaking > Simulated Key Events Speed. I'd start with the slowest, then ramp back up until you still see the expected behaviour. Certain websites or non-native Mac apps can be slower than usual at processing changes to the clipboard, so it's likely that slowing down the key events will resolve that. And finally, here's to the Canadiens doing well this year! 🇨🇦 Cheers, Vero
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