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  1. This is really great but once again this issue of it always opening in 'three pane' mode
  2. I think it might be interesting to some of you. It was originally a question of what works best with Keyboard Maestro.
  3. Quite often after some time of using Alfred, it starts to glitch out. That is, it will often show the window after hotkey is pressed but sometimes it won't or open it and then immediately close it without me doing anything. I made a screencast of it when it was in this bugged out state : Also it is very clear to me when it is in this state as the launcher window usually briefly flashes the results of Alfred and then disappears.
  4. For the spacing, I actually like spacing it out a little just as preference, I get a better idea of what is going on. And 't:' is a prefix that I use which stands for 'tools'. I find prefixing workflows a lot nicer for organisation than alfred's native 'Category' feature. This way I can quickly search for what I am looking for. For example, one of my prefixes is 'a:' which stands for 'my workflows. I can then do this : And filter for workflows that are mine. Or search for the workflow quickly with the 'alfred workflow' : It's mostly because I have a lot of workflows and I wish to find the workflow I am looking for very fast. I document my prefixes here ( amongst other things. I know it's a bit hard to follow currently but I hope to make it more clear in the future. For example here are hotkeys and prefixes that I use for Alfred Preferences. The prefixes are indicated by the pointing arrow.
  5. Also, I am trying to make a simple trigger that will pass a url into a script filter, like this : But I really dislike that I have to confirm on my action as I pass into the script filter. I wish I can just pipe my url into the script filter and it would instantly start downloading in my chosen folder.
  6. Is it possible to start downloading a youtube video on desktop and immediately start watching it as it downloads the rest of it so that you don't have to wait fully for it to load to then watch? I remember in Transmission as it downloads torrent files in chuncks, you can start watching the video before it fully loads, would be amazing if you could the same here and prioritise the beginning parts of the video to load first.
  7. Hey @dfay, what do I pipe to the clipboard? What input goes into the file filter, the only thing that comes out is a path of a file. I have a file filter that allows me to search through all of my MindNode files and gives a dynamic list of files that have the {query} in them. Like so : After the file filter I can copy the output to the clipboard, but that output is a path that corresponds to a file. I need the words query I typed, 'script filter' in this case. I can create an intermediary empty keyword trigger, get the query, pipe it to clipboard and then pipe it to the file filter but that is really bad as I want to see files for what query that I type immediately. I hope this clears up what it is I want to achieve. And I did look into @vitor's script, but I thought it just watches a folder for files. It does't really do what I want and also it's a bit slower on startup. I am sure it should be possible to get this word query from the file filter, I can see many use cases where one can need it. Oh, and selecting my query and copying it before actioning on a file does work, the problem is that I use this action very often and it is very annoying to have to do this every time. Here ( is the workflow.
  8. Can someone guide me in a direction in which I can write my own file filter? It seems really silly that there seems to be no way to get a word query from a file filter.
  9. I use this script so often. Just wanted to say thank you for sharing it.
  10. I had an issue with a workflow I made where I need to capture a query made to a file filter. That is I activate a file filter and type something and get some files as result : I wish I could save this 'alfred' word into clipboard so that I can then use it later. I have started a thread with this issue here ( but no one could give a solution to it so I assume the only choice is to make a file filter of my own but I doubt I can make it as fast as Alfred's.
  11. Perhaps I should move this topic into 'feature requests' section. I rely on this action a lot in my workflow but I really don't have any idea as to how I can find a solution to this. Another option is to look into building a file filter of my own but my request seems like such a trivial thing to add and Alfred's file filter is staggeringly fast. I doubt my implementation would be as fast.
  12. So I suppose there is no way to capture this query from the file filter?
  13. Here is the metadata for the file : /Users/nikivi/Library/Mobile Documents/W6L39UYL6Z~com~mindnode~MindNode/Documents/research/math.mindnode Internal File Metadata ====================== Display Name: math Alt Names: math.mindnode File Type: com.mindnode.mindnode.mindmap Comments: Keywords: Last Used: Raw mdls File Metadata ====================== _kMDItemOwnerUserID = 501 kMDItemAlternateNames = ( "math.mindnode" ) kMDItemContentCreationDate = 2016-12-12 00:36:11 +0000 kMDItemContentModificationDate = 2017-03-06 22:26:55 +0000 kMDItemContentType = "com.mindnode.mindnode.mindmap" kMDItemContentTypeTree = ( "com.mindnode.mindnode.mindmap", "", "", "public.item" ) kMDItemDateAdded = 2017-03-06 22:26:55 +0000 kMDItemDisplayName = "math" kMDItemDocumentContainer = "research" kMDItemFSContentChangeDate = 2017-03-06 22:26:55 +0000 kMDItemFSCreationDate = 2016-12-12 00:36:11 +0000 kMDItemFSCreatorCode = "" kMDItemFSFinderFlags = 8208 kMDItemFSHasCustomIcon = (null) kMDItemFSInvisible = 0 kMDItemFSIsExtensionHidden = 1 kMDItemFSIsStationery = (null) kMDItemFSLabel = 0 kMDItemFSName = "math.mindnode" kMDItemFSNodeCount = 5 kMDItemFSOwnerGroupID = 20 kMDItemFSOwnerUserID = 501 kMDItemFSSize = 27050278 kMDItemFSTypeCode = "" kMDItemKind = "MindNode Document" kMDItemLogicalSize = 27050278 kMDItemPhysicalSize = 27148288 However it did come back and appear on the results. Not really sure why. I am certain it wasn't there before.
  14. I have a file filter that scans MindNode files It is working really well however it doesn't show all options. For example I have a file named 'math' of this format in the folder : However when I search for 'Math' in my file filter I don't get the option for this file : If I scroll down, there is no 'math' file there either. This is certainly a bug and is not intended behaviour. Can this be fixed please?
  15. I stand by EggTimer. It's really great for this task. If interested I wrote a little article where I briefly mention how I use it in combination with other apps. Hope you find it interesting.