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  1. @catherio Pop by Features > Snippets > Auto Expansion Options > Sounds, and uncheck the box for playing a sound when expanding a snippet https://www.alfredapp.com/help/features/snippets/advanced/ Cheers, Vero
  2. Hi @egied Welcome to the forum and apologies for the lack of response. I saw that Dean had responded, and thought you were all sorted when I glanced at the post. The first thing to do is to go through the steps on the Indexing Troubleshooting page: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/indexing/ If your issue persists after a reindex, please provide more details: What are the names of the folders you're searching for and their paths? Which ones are being returned and which not? Did the issue start recently or since an OS install/upgrade, etc? Which version of Alfred and macOS are you using? Can you please provide a screenshot of your Features > Default Results preferences? Please install the Metadata Tool and drag a few files that you can't find, and paste the metadata in your reply. This will help us establish whether the metadata is complete for these files or something's amiss. Cheers, Vero
  3. @pzgz I've just updated to the latest Catalina beta and I'm seeing the same thing. We won't fix anything for now, as things have constantly changed in Catalina, so we'll hold off for a final build. At that stage, we'll work around this issue if it's still present. For what it's worth, the path that's being listed there is the actual location of the applications now, and it's what's being passed in to Alfred. Cheers, Vero
  4. @rab523 If you haven't already done so, you need to enable the Clipboard History: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/features/clipboard/#clipboard-history You also need to grant Alfred permissions so that your Mac's clipboard can be manipulated: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/getting-started/permissions/ By default Clipboard History is disabled for your privacy, but as soon as you follow the two steps above, you should be good to go Let me know how you get on! Cheers, Vero
  5. @pzgz First, make sure you're using Alfred 4.0.4. Next, take a look at Alfred's Features > Default Results; Make sure the checkbox for "macOS Applications" above the large Search Scope box is ticked. This will ensure that apps from all standard locations in Catalina are included. Once you've done this, type "reload" into Alfred to refresh the app cache Cheers, Vero
  6. @moiraine Given we've tested this feature quite thoroughly on Catalina, I'm leaning towards being an issue on your Mac rather than a broader Catalina issue. Snippets and Clipboard History are two quite independent features, so if you're having issues with both: Have you changed/remapped the Cmd + V default paste shortcut in macOS? Do you have any other keyboard modifiers or clipboard managers that could be interfering with normal paste operations? If that's the case, try quitting or disabling them. If you've upgraded from 10.14 to 10.15 beta, it'll be worth going back through the permissions process I outlined, as it's possible for permissions to become corrupted on update. Cheers, Vero
  7. @moiraine Alfred 4 has been thoroughly tested in macOS Catalina and is working smoothly. There are a few things you need to do to use Clipboard History and Snippets, so take a look at the relevant setup steps below: 1. Grant Alfred permissions: You'll need to ensure you've granted Alfred the necessary permissions. You can access this list of permissions from the General tab in Alfred's prefs: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/getting-started/permissions/#integration Specifically, you need to ensure that you've granted Accessibility. 2. Enable Clipboard History: Clipboard History isn't saved automatically (for your privacy) so you need to enable it: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/features/clipboard/#clipboard-history Once it's enabled, you'll see your copied items appear in the clipboard. 3. Snippets expansion: Snippets expansion also needs to be activated: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/features/snippets/auto-expansion/ Make sure your snippets are ticked for auto-expansion as well, and that you're typing the correct keyword. If you're still having any issues, please take a look at the troubleshooting guides linked from each of the Clipboard and Snippets links above, and provide more details as to what is and isn't working. I'll then be happy to help you further [Moving this to Discussion & Help, as it isn't a bug issue] Cheers, Vero
  8. Could you please provide a screenshot of the Mail workflow so that we can see the keywords (if you've modified them)? Also, can you let us know exactly what you're typing into Alfred, and what results you're expecting? Finally, which version of Alfred and macOS are you using? The more information you can provide, the more likely we'll be able to help you troubleshoot the issue on your Mac. Cheers, Vero
  9. @karl235474 Welcome to the forum! Could you please show me what your Features > Clipboard preferences look like? What exactly are you typing in Alfred's search window? Also, please let me know exactly which version of macOS and Alfred you're using so that I can help you further. Cheers, Vero
  10. @caspian An alternative way to do this is with an extremely simple workflow connecting a Keyword object to an Launch Apps/Files; You can then set your keyword to the word you want, with "no argument" on the right, and drag the Spark app to the "Launch Apps" object. Finally, you can hide Mail.app from your results by dragging it to Spotlight's Privacy tab, then typing "reload" into Alfred to refresh the application cache. You'll never accidentally launch Mail again Cheers, Vero
  11. @Ghost02 Welcome to the forum! You'll need to ask your license administrator, as it's your company's responsibility to decide whether they're willing to allocate a corporate license activation for your home usage. (Some may say yes if you occasionally work from home, others will require that you purchase your own Powerpack license for personal use). Note that your company will be aware that you've activated on two Macs once you do this, so it's preferable to ask first. Cheers, Vero
  12. @bbb Welcome to the forum. Can I clarify whether you deleted the Alfred.alfredpreferences from the ~/Library/Application Support/Alfred/ folder or /Alfred 3/? It should be the former, not the latter (otherwise you're removing your Alfred 3 prefs in the process, which means there are no preferences to use for Alfred 4 to migrate). Do you backup your preferences with Time Machine? If so, you should be able to locate the Alfred.alfredpreferences file from prior to your upgrade, and go from there. Let us know if you need further help Cheers, Vero
  13. @mikejandreau Could you share your workflow so far, so that we can help you further? You can save a variable for later use using an arg/var object: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/workflows/utilities/argument/ Then you can include the saved variable using {var:varname} in your Copy to Clipboard output object: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/workflows/outputs/copy-to-clipboard/ The item will then be copied to your clipboard as well if you need to use it outside of your workflow. If I've misunderstood what you're trying to achieve, please share the workflow and clarify what you've got in mind. Cheers, Vero
  14. @JimL Assuming you're launching your workflow from a keyword, connect two "Open URL" actions from your keyword (which means there will be three connections coming out of your single keyword, and copy/paste in the URL of the website from your browser to each of the two Open URL objects. Here's more info on the Open URL action: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/workflows/actions/open-url/ Cheers, Vero
  15. @thecrumb The odds of a user wanting the same action as +5 minutes ago are quite low, so leaving the previous query in Alfred's search field creates clutter rather than convenience. If Firefox is your most used result for the query "f", you can launch it with three keystrokes; 1. Pop up Alfred, 2. type "f", 3. hit return on Firefox. I'd say that suits even the laziest of users Cheers, Vero
  16. @thecrumb Just in case you've misunderstood the feature; Alfred remembers your last 20 typed queries. It shows the latest one if you pop Alfred back up within 5 minutes (based on the assumption that if you pop Alfred up more than 5 minutes later, you're probably looking to search for something new, so there's no need to clutter the field). If it's been longer than 5 mins, pop up Alfred (it'll show an empty field) then use the up arrow to browse through the 20 latest queries Cheers, Vero
  17. @stefanscheidt It looks like the metadata is incorrect (and this isn't cached by Alfred, it's provided by Spotlight). I would recommend rebuilding your Mac's index, which is likely to refresh and fix any incorrect metadata in the process. You can do this from the Rebuild macOS metadata button in Alfred's Advanced preferences. [Moving to Discussion & Help] Cheers, Vero
  18. @Eric C Alfred constructs more specific, more accurate queries than Spotlight, but the drawback is that it's not possible to match different values across multiple fields in a single query. However, it's possible to create a workflow with multiple parts, where you first set the tag, then search within tagged items. Here's a workflow for you to play with, using the keyword "ftag": https://www.dropbox.com/s/uggoywmzxj6pllb/tag file search.alfredworkflow?dl=0 Type the name of your tag, hit return then type the name of the file. Cheers, Vero
  19. @himat Do you have any Chrome plugins? I'm also using Chrome, on the same OS version, same Alfred version, and snippets expand in the Chrome bar in the blink of an eye (with simulated key events set to fastest), so there could be a plugin slowing down your browser's normal operation, or a broader reason why your Mac is slow. If you try the same thing in Safari and in TextEdit, do snippets expand normally? If so, take a closer look at Chrome to see what could be causing it to be slower at responding than it should be. Cheers, Vero
  20. @mlondon The built-in workflow you can use for this is under Workflows > [+] > Examples > Simple Folder Search Cheers, Vero
  21. @PhilipC All license-related matters are handled privately by email, so drop an email to our info@ email address with your details and I'll help you out Cheers, Vero
  22. @H B Assuming you're using the simple Mail workflow I created, it requires that you're using Mail.app for your email, and that the emails are stored in the default location (~/Library/Mail/). If you type "em" and see the workflow's "Search Mail.app" with the subtext "Search subject line and email content" but that it disappears as soon as you start typing a query, you'll see the fallback searches (Google, etc) if there are no matches. This can happen if either there are no matches in your available or emails, or the emails simply aren't available (e.g. not in the default location), which you can check by navigating to the folder and checking for content. Cheers, Vero
  23. @Sethl13 Take a look at the built-in "Should I watch this movie?" example, which opens multiple sites with the same search term. You'll find it in the Workflows tab, under [+] > Examples > Should I watch this movie. Cheers, Vero
  24. @liujl Alfred makes standard API call to move an item to the trash, and when this doesn't work, it's an indication that there's an underlying problem in macOS. - Have you configured your Mac in any non-standard way (e.g. moved your home folder to an external drive)? - Have you changed your user account (e.g. change username)? - Have you ever done a non-Apple restore of your user account? Any of the above could cause a deeper issue, resulting in the API call failing when Alfred asks macOS to move the file to trash. Cheers, Vero
  25. @huzhihang First, open your System Preferences, and check that Alfred 3 is in the Accessibility permissions list. The process differs a little from Alfred 4, but this will provide some further info: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/getting-started/permissions/#integration Next, go to Features > Clipboard, and ensure that you've checked the box next to the content types you want Alfred to copy to clipboard: https://www.alfredapp.com/help/features/clipboard/#clipboard-history Cheers, Vero
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