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nikivi

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  1. For some reason, when I activate it and press on any of the results, the next list filter never shows up. No error in debugger either. I made a screencast of it: https://www.loom.com/share/7c830bc4215d4b4695b120eb4e2838fe It only appears if I also add a large type object, for some reason. I have a feeling it's not an issue with your workflow though @rknightuk but a bug in Alfred. Perhaps I need to reinstall Alfred @Andrew? Also love your wiki, it's really well made. ♥️
  2. Some little stream where people could ask questions similar to https://m.twitch.tv/videos/1006188936 Would be awesome to see. ♥️ I am personally always curious about people's workflows in regards to things and Vitor published lots of workflows by now, lots to learn. Most of the knowledge is scattered around on the forum though.
  3. As inspiration for the custom presaved blocks idea, here is a plugin for Keyboard Maestro that some user made: https://forum.keyboardmaestro.com/t/macro-kmfam-favorite-actions-and-macros/4854 I kind of want that but for Alfred.
  4. One thing I wanted in Alfred personally that is not related to above 'block abstractions' is custom blocks. As example, instead of creating an empty Alfred Workflow JSON block and filling it with content like so: I would right click and have a new option `Custom` where I have a selection of custom prefilled blocks with custom names. Above block can be named `Strip title/subtext` for example. To add a new custom block, right click on some block and add it to the collection. To remove, perhaps have a new place somewhere in Alfred Preferences that lists all the added custom blocks with ability to edit or remove/rename the blocks. Not a big issue of course but it could be nice. As far as abstractions go, I think Alfred is actually kind of perfect and even huge workflows like Spotify Mini Player are relatively easy to understand even if they do have many blocks. I was thinking it could be useful perhaps to combine multiple blocks into one block in a similar fashion to `custom prefilled blocks`. But copying and pasting stuff is much more cleaner and avoids indirection etc.
  5. I wonder if there could potentially be a way to create some kind of block abstractions in Alfred? This thread inspired me to start a discussion on this. It’s not much of an issue to me honestly but I do wonder if it would be nice to at some point have a way to group multiple blocks into a group and reuse that group across workflows. When workflow gets downloaded, things work out of the box too. Just a thought. 🙃
  6. Found this twitter thread that talks about why swift string methods are slower due to the encoding. Maybe useful I am aware of the Dean’s Medium article he shared on it. 🙃
  7. > you need a little trick to make it work Yeah having to unsign Xcode and stuff through me off but happy to hear it works nicely. I read through GitHub issues that said otherwise.
  8. Interesting discussion. Quite interested to try out the app @godboutfrom the description it reminded me of https://shortcatapp.com I have global vim bindings setup myself but with karabiner. s + hjkl (arrow keys), s +w (select current word), s+v (visually select, it stacks so s+v+l will do essentially shift + right arrow key). And so on. Here is config file for s key defined in Karabiner/Goku https://github.com/nikitavoloboev/dotfiles/blob/eb7e89f05633e37b07e149a08a2de542ddcabf1a/karabiner/karabiner.edn#L444 On Swift side, one thing that is so annoying to me is that Xcode still doesn't have proper vim mode And Swift LSP is immature to keep using VSCode for it. Hoping this WWDC will introduce proper plugin development for Xcode.
  9. Can checkout https://github.com/lilyball/alfred-rs and https://github.com/spamwax/alfred-workflow before writing a new alfred library in Rust.
  10. Was fun seeing my workflow as example. This is nothing though, here is me using https://github.com/lox/alfred-github-jump to search my 21,300 GitHub stars. Can't even see it. Although personally I don't find it an issue. I use the scroll bar size as indicator of how many results are being returned so current behavior is perfect for me in achieving this.
  11. So waiting a month with it broken was worth it. macOS fixed it on its own 🎊
  12. Personally I think it looks fine in both modes as light icon. Also this is a view that a user might see once in a year/lifetime.
  13. I tried both open & mdls: And it didn't work. Alfred troubleshooting thing always works all the time. Not sure what you mean with touch command, I guess `cat` contact content to clipboard. Then create a new .abcdp file with the clipped content. I have a feeling that maybe it's Alfred checking whether the contact is in default search scope may do something too. Thanks for the help @Andrew. Just wanted to note this in case someone else has similar issues and finds this thread as those solutions didn't work for me.
  14. Would it be possible to open source Alfred Metadata Tool? I am very curious to know what actually causes the act of inspecting a contact to be indexed properly by Alfred. So I can perhaps write a script to run it on all the 800+ contacts so all are indexed. I know this is a hacky approach but I don't have time to reinstall macOS from scratch (will do it when I get M2 mac machine). If it's not possible, I guess I can live with it until then. Thanks.
  15. I tried to select all contacts (I have 856) and drop them all at once into the Metadata Tool but it unsurprisingly only opens one contact so it didn't work. Don't want to go through the process of doing the above for each one of the 856 contacts so any solution to this would be very welcome.
  16. I see, thank you @Andrew Going to drop the only thing that worked for me so far, maybe it might give an idea of what's going on. Every time I drop a contact from here (where all contact metadata is kept): Into the Alfred Meta Viewer to inspect the contact. After that the contact starts to be found again. Example, not found: After inspecting contact with Alfred Metadata Tool and waiting ~ 5 seconds, the contact will be found and indexed correctly: Makes me thing this is some permission thing between Alfred and the contacts themselves and somehow Metadata Viewer lets Alfred access the files correctly. Not sure.
  17. This line I had to add manually by inspecting file with the Viewer then copying it from it from there. I'd expect Alfred to fill in this line for me when I dropped `karabiner.md` file into this table view but nothing happened for me. That's why I assumed the file type was either `com.unknown.md` or `net.daring` but it was neither.
  18. Only one contact is being formatted correctly. Perhaps because I inspected it? Also despite showing system files, not all contacts are being found again. Previously that option fixed my issue of Alfred not returning all contacts.
  19. Okay I might be the unluckiest person or macOS hates me as I always get weird file system issues but indeed the file types of those files are not markdown but `dyn.ah62d4rv4ge8043a` as the metadata viewer showed: Might be something to look into though as when I did drop this file into here: The `dyn..` stuff wasn't added. I'd consider that a bug as the metadata viewer did recognize the file type as `dyn..`. This doesn't solve the contacts search issue though. Not sure what even went wrong there. File type seems ok: Permissions are granted: 😐
  20. Get this when trying to search contacts: I reset Spotlight index and had it finish doing the indexing. Not sure what else I need to do. My situation is that my macOS got broken on latest Big Sur update. Had to restore from backup. And now I get this. Might be included to this but my file filter searches are also broke now. This file in ~/Dropbox/Write/knowledge: Is no longer being found using my file filter workflow that searches this folder for markdown files: I no longer have the Alfred Meta viewer app but I did drop the file again into the File Types section and it is recognized by Alfred as .markdown just no results are returned for any markdown file using the file filter.
  21. Very appreciate that you still interact with me and try to help @deanishe. ♥️
  22. Okay I hate computers. So I ran `osascript -e 'tell application "Alfred 4" to run trigger "search wiki" in workflow "nikivi.mind" with argument ""'` with Alfred version 4.2.1 and I finally got a prompt to authorize it. I did. Then I installed latest 4.2.2 pre release and things magically work. If someone comes across this, it's apparently useful to downgrade and try the same thing again then upgrade again. [Admin note: Downgrading and upgrading Alfred again does not resolve macOS permissions issues. There's no correlation between downgrading and fixing this issue so we do not recommend this as a solution.] What was annoying me most is that I never could get the authorization prompt to show and the answers in Stack Overflow weren't that helpful.
  23. No, I get this when I run same commands in shell: ``` ~/.config/karabiner ❯ osascript -e 'tell application "Keyboard Maestro Engine" to do script "open: Safari"' ~/.config/karabiner ❯ osascript -e 'tell application "Alfred 4" to run trigger "search wiki" in workflow "nikivi.mind" with argument ""' 31:99: execution error: Not authorized to send Apple events to Alfred 4. (-1743) ``` With this 4.4.1 version I run `osascript -e 'tell application "Alfred 4" to run trigger "search wiki" in workflow "nikivi.mind" with argument ""'` and I did get a prompt to authorize. Something is off with permissions.
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