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    Diegobit got a reaction from Quadratic Circle in Appearance - window shadow   
    I'd like to be able to increase or decrease the drop shadow of the window. Just a general size option would be enough for me.
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    Diegobit reacted to vitor in Why use a login item instead of a launchd daemon?   
    To open at startup, Alfred is setup as a login item. However, Apple has been recommending for years that instead of being set as login items, apps should set up a launchd daemon. I don’t recall exactly where they mention it, but I’ll find it for you if you want.

    So why pick the login item route?
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    Diegobit reacted to AlexMartinFR in Mojave Accented Dark & Light Themes Collection + Theme Switcher Workflow   
    I added a workflow to go with this set of Themes, you can find it on the same Github repo in the Workflows folder
     
    It features two commands :
     
    "theme" : toggle between Dark & Light themes for both macOS & Alfred.
    "theme red" : switch to the Red Accented Alfred Theme.
     
    Here is a screenshot of the MojaveThemeSwitcher and its options:
     

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    Diegobit reacted to AlexMartinFR in Mojave & Alfred Theme Switcher workflow (with Dark Mode toggle and Accent Colors chooser)   
    Hello there!
     
    Here is a new Mojave & Alfred Theme Switcher workflow intended to work with a collection of theme inspired by the new macOS Mojave UI Accent Colors.
     
    With the "theme" command, you can either toggle between the Dark & Light version of your currently selected theme, or switch to another Alfred Accent Color.
    Just remember to install all the themes if you want to be able to try every variant!
     
    I hope you'll enjoy it
     
    Preview :
     

     
     
    Get it here:
    >>> https://github.com/AlexMartinFR/mojave-alfred-accented-themes
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    Diegobit got a reaction from Dasblatz in Spacious (another Spotlight inspired theme)   
    Hi!
    I want to share a theme I made, it's not particularly original, but it better suits my taste 
     
    Spacious
     

     
     
    Spacious Dark
     

     
     
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    Diegobit reacted to sballin in Search Apple/iCloud Notes (High Sierra, Mojave, and more)   
    Hi, I've created a workflow to find and open Apple/iCloud notes in Notes.app. Just type n[part of note title] and press enter.
     
    The default search method is known to work on High Sierra and Mojave, but AppleScript options are also supplied that should work on other macOS versions.
     
    Get it on Packal and feel free to open issues/make pull requests on GitHub.
     

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    Diegobit reacted to AvantGardener in Run Browser Web Search in the Background   
    Howdy Fellow Alfred-itors!
     
    I've been trying to figure out how I could modify Alfred's awesome keyword / search engine feature to enable me to do a Google search in a new background tab—i.e., *without* automatically shifting from my current browser tab (or current application) to the new browser tab where the search opens, as Alfred does by default.  There were a few forum posts over the years from users seeking this feature—but none of them was satisfactorily answered… Ha, but since I managed to figure out a workaround riiiiiight before I was about to give up, I thought I'd pay it forward and post it here —> since perhaps there are other users who'd like to enable to this search-in-background feature.
     
    This workflow enables you to (1) search Google using Alfred while browsing in Safari in a new background tab—as well as (2) to stay in a different (i.e., non-Safari) app and run the Google search entirely in the background… which can be helpful if you're, say, poring over an Excel spreadsheet and you want to remember to Google search something later—but don't want your focus to get yanked away from your current work.
     
    It's a simple two-step workflow design:
     
     
     
    INPUTS = "Keyword" —> ACTIONS = "Run Script"
     
    NOTE:  You must select "/usr/bin/osacript (AS)" from the "Language" drop-down menu on the script action—and then select "with input as {query}" from the adjacent drop-down.
     
    Here is the Applescript to enter into the "Script" box:
    set myURL to "https://www.google.com/search?q={query}" tell application "Safari" tell front window make new tab at end of tabs with properties {URL:myURL} end tell end tell  
     
    And finally, here are screen-grabs of how I configured both workflow items:
     

     
      
     
     
    I hope someone out there finds this helpful!
     
    Cheers,
     
    —Michael
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    Diegobit reacted to JinnLynn in Manage Synology Download Station   
    Manage Synology Download Station directly from Alfred: view, create, pause, resume or delete tasks, and also can change some settings such as enable/disable eMule or enable/disable schedule.

    Download & Source    Instructions



     
    UPDATE:
    2013-04-13 Fixed:  bt task missing2013-04-22 Fixed:  session timeout error
     

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    Diegobit reacted to snej in Free memory   
    There's no need to "free up memory" in a modern OS. The kernel manages RAM efficiently. What the 'purge' command does is flush filesystem buffers; this will actually slow down the OS for a little while because recently-used stuff that was cached in RAM for fast access is gone and has to be slowly loaded from disk again.
     
    As the man page for 'purge' says, "Purge can be used to approximate initial boot conditions with a cold disk buffer cache for performance analysis." That is, it lets you reproduce the slowness of a cold-booted system. This isn't something you want to do in normal circumstances.
     
    I'm sure some people will insist this kind of thing really does speed up their computer, but I'm pretty sure that's the placebo effect talking. When my computer starts to feel slow, I open Activity Monitor and look for which process is either hogging the CPU or allocating huge amounts of private memory, then quit that process.
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    Diegobit reacted to bojan in One Dark   
    Install

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    Diegobit reacted to politicus in Spacious (another Spotlight inspired theme)   
    @Diegobit I really like your theme -> using it for quite a few months now (light and dark).
     
    The only problem I have is every time I launch the Alfred search bar, I can't move it  (= once invoked, its position is fixed). 
     
    Is it a setting you have set, a bug?
     
    I used to use themes where I can move Alfred search bar, that is why I guess the problem is coming from your (lovely) theme.
     
    - Mac OS X 10.12.6.
    - Alfred 3 v3.5.1 (883)
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    Diegobit reacted to jvdmeij in Spacious (another Spotlight inspired theme)   
    This is a beauty!
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    Diegobit reacted to Acidham in Rsync Folders   
    Rsync Folders for Alfred
    Keep a set of folders in sync with their target folders via rsync. 
     
    Usage
    rsync:    
     executes all rsync configurations  add a new entry to rsync batch  delete an entry from the batch file  
     
    Downloads:
     
    https://github.com/Acidham/rsync-folders
    http://www.packal.org/workflow/rsync-folders
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    Diegobit reacted to Vookimedlo in alfred-say-you-say-me   
    Hi there!
     
    Here is another workflow merely for fun. It's based on a MacOS built-in voice synthesizer. See more details below and have a fun!
     
    GitHub: https://github.com/vookimedlo/alfred-say-you-say-me
     
    alfred-say-you-say-me
    Alfred 3 workflow for saying a given text or a file content with a selected voice.
    Installation
    Install alfred-say-you-say-me workflow. All further updates are handled automatically. Usage
    Select a UTF-8 encoded text file in finder and invoke the alfred file actions ⌃⌘\.

    Choose the Say... in a displayed menu and select appropriate voice.
    Then, the resulting file will appear in your Desktop directory.
    Alternatively, you can pass the text you want to hear to this workflow. In Alfred, type say and pass the text as an argument.

    Then, select a voice and your text will be spoken. Voices are sorted by their locales and previously selected voices are prioritized. Notice, that each voice in a menu contains its locale, name and a localized voice introduction.

    If you press ⌘ during a voice selection, spoken text will be saved in a file stored in your Desktop directory.
    Have too many voices for a selection is pretty useless, so you can configure the language filter in a workflow configuration. Fill all required locales in language_filtervariable. Filter is case insensitive and is a regular expression. If you don't know what the regular expression is, just put there all locales divided by the pipe symbol |. See the screenshot below.
     

     
    Then, you will see just voices which your languages support.
     

    There is another variable you could set. It's a buggy_voices_filter variable, which contains a list of buggy voices. Currently, there is a problem in the Apple Synthetization Daemon and some voices can stick it. At the moment, only the en_us - Alex voice is added there. Again, list is a regular expression.
    Stuck daemon could be unstuck by typing .say-unstick in Alfred.

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    Diegobit reacted to Luciano Santana in EggTimer v2 [updated to 2.0 final]   
    Here is my own custom version : https://github.com/lucianosantana/EggTimer2  (based on the updated version for Alfred 3 by @ianhowson)

    For the issues with the notification I had to change the notify_functions.sh .
    I've completely erased the original and added the following : 
    notify () { if [ "$5" = alarm ]; then nc_icon="$PWD/resources/icon_alarm.icns" else nc_icon="$PWD/resources/icon.icns" fi osascript <<EOD set img to POSIX file "$nc_icon" display dialog "$3\n$4" with title "$1" with icon img buttons {"OK"} EOD } I'm using AppleScript to display a Dialog (not a notification). This way the message sticks on the screen until I interact with it and I don't loose the reminder if I'm temporarily away.
    I also had to invert the order of execution of the sound and alert. Originally it executes the notification then the sound. But changing the notification to dialog blocks the script execution, therefore the sounds executes after user interaction. To solve this issue just search for 
    afplay sounds/alarm_done.mp3 & in the files timer_alarm.sh , timer_auto.sh and timer.sh . Then move it just before the notify command.

    Might be helpful for you @Basket and @Dzier .
     
     
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    Diegobit reacted to Ryan McGeary in Alfred Emoji: Search emojis by name or keyword   
    Search for emoji and copy them to the clipboard ?.

    Download v1.8.1 (2019-09-27)
     
    Usage:
    emoji [query] Press [return] (↵): Copy the symbol of the selected emoji (e.g. ?) to your clipboard. Press [alt]+[return] (⌥↵): Copy the code of the selected emoji (e.g. `:rofl:`) to your clipboard. Press [cmd]+[return] (⌘↵): Paste the code of the selected emoji (e.g. ?) to your frontmost application.  
    Automatic Updates:
     
    This workflow will automatically check for updates at most once per day. If a new release is found, it automatically downloads and installs the latest version of the workflow. All downloads come directly from official GitHub releases.
     
    Optional Hotkey and Snippet Triggers:
     
    Customize the workflow with either a custom hotkey or a custom snippet.
     
    Links:
     
    GitHub Project Download New Releases GitHub Issues - (please submit bug reports and feature requests here)  
    Screenshot:
     

     
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    Diegobit reacted to stuartcryan in BTConnect Workflow - Would anyone find this useful - Released for Feedback December 26 2017   
    Howdy All,
    This is a quick one I have thrown together for my own use, I am hoping for some feedback on if anyone else would find this useful. I.e. do I keep it to myself, or productionise it properly?
     
    I put this together primarily to connect quickly and easily to my Apple Airpods and an Alfred Workflow seemed like a great way to do that. I then expanded this to do hotspots and extra headphones as well.
     
    Shoutout goes to Ian Gloude for his code on https://medium.com/@igloude/using-applescript-and-btt-to-make-the-airpods-experience-a-little-bit-better-6e78b12d33bd that makes this work. Essentially all this workflow does is do the clicks in the UI for you. I have logged a RADAR to Apple's BugReporter to request proper programmatic access to such Bluetooth functions also (for good long-term measure).
     
    You can grab the beta workflow from: https://web.tresorit.com/l#5nvV-nDObUj8ovGFXYHP5g
     
    Setup:
    Load up workflow Open Workflow Environment Variables Modify Workflow Environment Variables with your Bluetooth Device Names. PLEASE NOTE - read the notes alongside regarding regular and artistic apostrophes. AirPods especially seem to have artistic apostrophes in their name so you need to make sure you get the right one. Should be good to go  
    Usage:
    btairpods - connect to your airpods (they must be out of their case) btheadphones - connect to another set of defined headphones btphone - connect to phone network bthotspot - connect to iDevice hotspot (note this forces a several second delay between clicking the WiFi menu and clicking the hotspot as it usually takes a second for the hotspot's to show) dcbthotspot - disconnect from iDevice hotspot
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    Diegobit reacted to politicus in Spacious (another Spotlight inspired theme)   
    Tried and loved. 
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    Diegobit reacted to deanishe in Safari Assistant   
    Safari Assistant
     
    All-in-one workflow for Safari.
     

    Filter tabs, bookmarks (and bookmarklets), reading list and history. Several built-in actions. Easily add your own via scripts. Assign your favourite actions (or bookmarklets) to alternate actions (i.e. ⌥↩, ^↩ etc.).


    Download from GitHub releases. Source code.
     
    Built-in tab actions:

    Close Tab Close Window Close Other Tabs Close Tabs to Left Close Tabs to Right


    Built-in URL actions (also work on tabs):

    Open in Private Window Open in Default Browser Open in Chrome Open in Firefox

     
    Usage
     
    bh [<query>] — Search and open/action bookmarks and recent history. ↩ — Open item in browser. ⌘↩ — Show URL actions for selected item. ⌥↩ — Run custom action on selected item. ^↩ — Run custom action on selected item. fn↩ — Run custom action on selected item. ⇧↩ — Run custom action on selected item. bm [<query>] — Search and open/action bookmarks. ↩, ⌘↩, ⌥↩, ^↩, fn↩, ⇧↩ — As above. bml [<query>] — Search and run bookmarklets. ↩ — Run bookmarklet in active tab. bmf [<query>] — Search bookmark folders. ↩ — Enter folder/open bookmark. ⌘↩ — Open all bookmarks in folder/show URL actions for bookmark. hi [<query>] — Search and open/action history entries. ↩, ⌘↩, ⌥↩, ^↩, fn↩, ⇧↩ — As above. rl [<query>] — Search and open/action Reading List entries. ↩, ⌘↩, ⌥↩, ^↩, fn↩, ⇧↩ — As above. tab [<query>] — Search and activate/action Safari tabs. ↩ — Activate the selected tab. ⌘↩, ⌥↩, ^↩, fn↩, ⇧↩ — As above.  
    See the README on GitHub for full usage instructions.
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    Diegobit reacted to Vookimedlo in alfred-ffprobe   
    Hello Alfred users,
     
    I created a new Alfred workflow, or better said file action, called alfred-ffprobe. It displays information about selected video files.
     
    Github
     
    alfred-ffprobe
    Alfred 3 workflow to display an information about various video files.
    Installation
    Install the ffprobe to you MacOS.
    You could do it for example by using Homebrew and installing ffmpeg package. brew install ffmpeg Install alfred-ffprobe wokflow.
    Usage
    Select a video file in finder and invoke the alfred file actions ⌃⌘\.

    Choose the Analyze media file in displayed menu and the information about selected video will be shown.

     
     
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    Diegobit reacted to mixedfeelings in Jettison workflow for Alfred 3   
    Hello, fellow Alfred Fans!
    I looked around for an Alfred workflow for the great volume un/mounting app Jettison. I couldn't find anything so I thought I would just make one and share it in case anyone else needed it. This is my first shared workflow, so hopefully it is up to snuff! 
     
    Github
    Jettison Workflow for Alfred 3
    Jettison is a lightweight MacOS menulet application that automatically and safely unmounts and remounts external volumes when your computer wakes or sleeps. alfred-jettison is a simple Alfred workflow to manually invoke Jettison Actions on command.
    Installation
    Download the jettison.alfredworkflow and double click to open or manually drag to the worfklows tab of Alfred's preferences pane.
    Dependencies
    alfred-jettison requires Alfred 3 with a Powerpack license and Jettison, both of which are paid apps.
    Usage

    alfred-jettison uses the keyword "jet" to safely eject or mount/remount external volumes.
    Commands
    jet mount Mount or remount all available drives jet sleep Safely eject all drives and sleep jet eject Safely eject all drives and stay awake Notes
    Though Jettison is not a scriptable application, alfred-jettison uses AppleScript to invoke actions by selecting items in the menulet menu via System Events
    Roadmap
    Eject / mount specific volumes - currently alfred-jettison is only able to act on ALL available drives License / Disclaimer
    This workflow is available for free use via the MIT license. However, Jettison and the Jettison logo are copyright St. Clair Software. Use here is not authorized by, sponsored by, or associated with the trademark owner.
     
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    Diegobit reacted to Andrew in Appearance / transparency issues on macOS 10.13 [Fixed 3.5.1 b878 pre-release]   
    Anybody experiencing this issue, could they try this build:
     
    http://cachefly.alfredapp.com/scratch/Alfred_3.5.1_878.dmg
     
    ...which replaces the QLPreviewPanel with a static icon representation of the file instead in both Alfred's file navigation view and clipboard history file view.
     
    Note that this is essentially an untested beta build, but should work fine.
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    Diegobit reacted to DJay in Dict.cc offline translator   
    Alfred DeepL Translation Workflow ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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    Diegobit reacted to vitor in Show “no results found” on Alfred Filters Results   
    Here’s an example from a Workflow whose “Alfred filters results” is checked in the Script Filter, and no results are found:

    And here’s the result from a Workflow whose “Alfred filters results” is unchecked in the Script Filter, and no results are found:

    In the second case I’ve added a conditional that, when no results are found, produces a single invalid (can’t be actioned) result, informing the user. To me, this is an important feature because it:

    Informs the user their command ran successfully. Informs the user what was the query that ran. This is particularly useful when queries are slow to run (contacting a server) and you’re not sure if it’s failing for the previous query (so you should wait), or the latest one.

    In contrast, the first example is indistinguishable from a Workflow error. Sometimes when I get that result I purposefully type something else or check the debugger on my own Workflows to make sure nothing is broken.

    So my feature request: when “Alfred filters results” is checked in a Script Filter and it produces no results, output a message informing the user. Something generic like ““{{whatever query}}” produced no results” would suffice.
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    Diegobit reacted to vitor in ProcessControl — Deal with misbehaving processes   
    Call top for an auto-updating list of processes, ordered by CPU usage. Type to filter by process name.


     
    On each process:
    ⌘↵ quits. ⌥↵ forcibly kills. ⌃↵ limits CPU usage. fn↵ lowers priority (increases niceness). ⇧↵ freezes.
    ↵ gives more granularity over the options.


     
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