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  1. Vero

    Will the real Alfred please stand up?

    @garthk Did disabling that workflow do the job? I can see you've responded to @jukben on Github here: https://github.com/jukben/alfred-emoji/issues/6 Hope you don't mind, but I'll lock this thread, and focus the discussion on this earlier thread to keep the conversation in one place as it all seems to stem from the same workflows: Cheers, Vero
  2. I've tested this on macOS Mojave 10.14.2 today, and unfortunately this issue hasn't been fixed by Apple. We'll keep an eye on any fixes to this in future updates.
  3. @sirdavidoff For Alfred to be able to sort the results, you need to include a UID to the items in your workflow. You can find more details here: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/workflows/inputs/script-filter/json/#uid Cheers, Vero
  4. The default hotkey is Alt + Space, so you can always leave it at that. Cmd + Space is a popular alternative, a familiar one as it's the default Spotlight hotkey. It takes a little work to turf out Spotlight from this combination (https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/cmd-space/) I wouldn't recommend using Enter as part of your combo, as you're then clashing with the very useful Action Modifiers (https://www.alfredapp.com/blog/tips-and-tricks/action-modifiers-quick-alternative-actions/) but Enter is allowed in a hotkey combo - so just keep that in mind if you later use workflows that use action modifiers. Cheers, Vero
  5. @Thomas_U Make sure keyword latching is turned on in Alfred's Advanced preferences > Learning > "Top Result Keyword Latching" You should then only need to select it a couple of time to tell Alfred you want "1" to be associated to 1Password Cheers, Vero
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    Contacts not showing in Alfred

    @BigTrees First, launch Alfred's Preferences to Features > Contacts > Advanced and ensure "Use Spotlight metadata for searching contacts" is not checked. By default, Alfred uses Apple's Contacts API for searching contacts, and these open in Alfred's Contacts Viewer. However, if you've checked the Spotlight metadata alternative (under Features > Contacts > Advanced), the results will include all sorts of contacts files (e.g. from old backups, or your Downloads folder) which will always be opened in the Contacts app. Cheers, Vero
  7. @vitor Yup, it literally is that simple Thanks for creating it - I was about to come back to this thread and make one! And yes, iTerm2 is a likely source of the issue, @Maddog, if you're using it. iTerm has a "copy on select" option, which I believe you can disable if that's the only instance where you see it happening! Well remembered, Vitor. Cheers, Vero
  8. I think @vitor has provided as good an answer as I could've done for the earlier question, so all I can contribute on this Friday afternoon is a cat picture Two of the four members of the Alfred team; Rose and Jack*, who are now rather bigger than they were then... They are very important team members, mostly ensuring team happiness and providing reminders to take dinner breaks on busy days [And no, their names are not from Titanic...] Cheers, Vero
  9. @Maddog I would suspect that one of the third party apps is resulting in Cmd + C + C being accidentally triggered. If you either disable these apps temporarily, or use a secondary account on your Mac where they aren't running, do you encounter the accidental merge there? Alternatively, you can disable merging and create a workflow with a different hotkey, where you can say merge the two most recently copied items together. It would require remembering a different hotkey combo, but might suit you better
  10. Hi @Thomas_U, if you select 1Password a couple of times after typing "1", Alfred will learn this is the app you want to prioritise Apple are quite cheeky in the keywords they include in the metadata for iTunes. Here's what's in the metadata: "Music, Radio, Apple Music, Apple Radio, iTunes Radio, Beats 1, Beats One, B1, iCloud Music Library, Apple Music Connect, My Music" Alfred will always learn from your usage, so as long as you pick the 1Password app a few times for that specific keyword, it'll come up first. Cheers, Vero
  11. Vero

    Icons are not showing properly

    @szymon_k Could you please send the following database file to our info@ email address so that we can take a look at what it contains? ~/Library/Application Support/Alfred 3/Databases/filecache.alfdb We'd like to take a look and see if it might provide some insight into this issue. Cheers, Vero
  12. @Andreas Larsen We've tested this on a couple of our Macs on Mojave, and can't replicate the issue you're describing. Alfred doesn't have control over this and it's down to macOS to give Safari focus back. First, have you tried restarting your Mac to see if the issue goes away? Secondly, do you have any Safari extensions/plugins that could be playing a part in this? You may want to try creating a new user account on your Mac temporarily, to see what behaviour you get with a vanilla profile. Cheers, Vero
  13. Vero

    Some apps showing twice

    @rrashkov Welcome to the forum First, try typing "reload" into Alfred, which will refresh the application cache. If that doesn't resolve the issue, there's probably a bit of confusion in your Mac's metadata index, so pop to Alfred's Advanced preferences, and click the "Rebuild macOS Metadata" to rebuild your Mac's index. This can take up to an hour, then type "reload" again, and let me know how you get on. Cheers, Vero
  14. Vero

    Antidote 10

    @Grug If you've only just installed the app, it may not yet be indexed by macOS. You can speed this up by dragging the app or your Applications folder to the Spotlight Privacy tab, waiting 30 secs, dragging it back out, waiting 30 secs again. This should have forced the indexing. Once you've done that, type "reload" into Alfred to refresh the application cache. If you still can't find the app, use the Metadata tool to work out whether the information about the app exists: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/indexing/mdls/ Cheers, Vero
  15. Vero

    Icons are not showing properly

    @clepore Has the Mac been switched on and logged in? I'm less wondering whether restarts help, and more theorising that macOS may need some idle time to process something in the background. Let me know how you get on Cheers, Vero
  16. Vero

    Will the real Alfred please stand up?

    Hi @garthk and welcome to the forum Alfred intrinsically won't allow you to manually launch two instances (e.g. clicking on Alfred in the Applications folder will simply show Alfred's search box, rather than launch another) but it's possible for a workflow or external trigger to force it to run. First, could you please take a look at whether you're using the Alfred-Emoji workflow? A couple of users reported in the past week seeing two instances of Alfred, and the constant between them seemed to be that they both used that workflow. Next, could you please launch Activity Monitor and double-click each instance of Alfred to their details; Under the "Open Files and Ports" tab, take a look at whether the path for both instances of Alfred is exactly the same, or whether you have two Alfred apps launched from two different locations. If there are two separate versions installed, please delete the one that isn't in your Applications folder. Let me know how you get on. Cheers, Vero
  17. Vero

    Icons are not showing properly

    @clepore @rahult Thanks for reporting this. Out of interest, how long ago did you upgrade to Mojave? How much has your Mac been switched on/logged in since? We're still trying to get to the bottom of this; We find that either users report that the issue has resolved itself, or we don't hear back from them. As such, it's tricky to establish what's going on and what (if anything) is needed for a resolution. Our best guess is that there's a maintenance period after upgrading to Mojave where macOS feeds the default icon to Alfred instead of the actual apps' icons - which is out of our control. Could you please set a reminder to check again in a couple of days, and come back to us with whether or not the icons have come back by themselves? It'd be really helpful regardless of what's happened! Cheers, Vero
  18. @Magto Alfred learns from your usage, so you would've previously opened Displays when typing the "Bild" keyword. This is intrinsic to the way Alfred learns from the keywords you use and the selections you make. If you'd prefer a different result to appear at the top for "Bild", just select it a couple of times, and Alfred will learn your new preferred result. If you want to reset Alfred's knowledge, so that he starts learning from fresh, go to Alfred's Preferences > Advanced > Learning > Clear Knowledge. [Moved to Discussion & Help] Cheers, Vero
  19. @AV3 Welcome to the forum If you're referring to the search options you see when no local results are found, these are called Fallback searches. If you've activated your Powerpack license, you can replace them with your own preferred searches (including web searches, custom searches and workflows) or remove them. https://www.alfredapp.com/help/features/default-results/fallback-searches/ Cheers, Vero
  20. @ryqiem @sarimabbas Could you give me a link to the workflow or let me know who created it? I'll get in touch with them to help them tweak the workflow and stop this from happening Cheers, Vero
  21. @hroe At idle, Alfred isn't doing anything network-related or that could interfere with your Remote Desktop session. The only consideration is whether you've got Alfred Remote enabled, which you may want to try disabling. Alfred Remote uses standard APIs and doesn't do anything unusual, but it's possible that Microsoft Remote Desktop is taking issue with something here. Next time Microsoft Remote Desktop hangs, try the following: Launch Activity Monitor. select Remote Desktop and choose "Sample Process" from under the cog at the top of Activity Monitor Launch Console.app for any error messages that might provide insight into what's causing it to hang If there's anything interesting, share the output of what Console/Activity Monitor report. Take a look at the information I suggested above, and report this to Microsoft as they may be able to help you establish what could be happening to Remote Desktop. [Moved out of the Bugs section and into Discussion and Help] Cheers, Vero
  22. Vero

    Icons are not showing properly

    @bruno Is it a brand new MacBook Pro? Or did you restore from a Time Machine or other backup? It could very well be a permissions issue caused by restoring a previous backup. Cheers, Vero
  23. @mlondon Thinking about this, there are so many ways you could do this... A custom fallback search trigger to launch Chrome: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/workflows/triggers/fallback-search/ An open URL with an alternative action where holding alt or ctrl suggests a different browser: https://www.alfredapp.com/blog/tips-and-tricks/action-modifiers-quick-alternative-actions/ I'll be curious to see what kind of solution you end up choosing Cheers, Vero
  24. @mlondon It all depends on your preferred usage, but I use Safari 95% of the time, so I created this workflow with two ways to launch Chrome on the odd occasion. With the first one, I use the keyword "chrome" and paste a URL I have in my clipboard. I use the second one if I'm in Safari, for example, and the URL is selected in the address bar. The hotkey then grabs the selection in macOS and launches Chrome. In both cases, I keep meaning to make it smarter so it doesn't require http or https at the beginning, but given that only catches me out once in a blue moon, I'll admit I never got around to it Might help you a little! Cheers, Vero
  25. @sarimabbas A few more questions: * If you open Activity Monitor, can you please check whether there are multiple instances of Alfred? If so, it's likely that a workflow is force-launching a second instance of Alfred, so could you please take a look at your workflows and share any (or at least names of any) that could be telling Alfred to launch, e.g. by script? * If you change the keyword for your snippet, do you get one or more expansions? Let me know how you get on Cheers, Vero
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