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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    Hrrm, can you tell me what it passes to the script? Open the workflow in alfred and hit the little bug icon on the top right. Then change "Interesting Information" to ""All Information" and execute the workflow while having that window open
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    Updated to 1.4.1 https://github.com/dvcrn/alfred-devonthink/releases/tag/v1.4.1 Uses score correctly now and the results are pretty good! Really liking this new search. I reduced the results per DB to 5 which seems a good sweetspot to not be too slow. If that's not enough you can change the value inside devonsearch.js I tried to replicate what @sokolik_22 said but even for files that are not supported by DEVONthink, when I hit enter it just shows it in a DEVONthink window and doesn't open it in a different application. From there you can hit CMD-R and it will reveal the file inside DEVONthink
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    @sokolik_22 I'll take a look at it! All documents I tested were supported by DEVONthink and opened inside it instead of an external app.
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    Searching order right now works like this: It searches the first db, then the second, then the third and so on. After that, it just puts all the results into a big result list. Another idea was to merge them as is, so: first result of db1, first result of db2, first result of db3, etc but if your db doesn't have any good results it would just show really irrelevant things inside good results. Someone inside the devonthink forums just told me that 2.10.2 fixes the scoring being 0 problem, so I'll take a look at that later! For what to search, the search interface itself currently only supports this: Everything else would have to get implemented through other means (like finding the tag, then searching in that tag group, then filtering inside alfred by kind)
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    I pushed an update (1.4.0) that uses the applescript search interface. It should auto-update but if it doesn't, get it here - https://github.com/dvcrn/alfred-devonthink/releases/tag/v1.4.0 Some caveats: - Sorting is a bit meh. There is a score field returned by DEVONthink but it's always 0 for me. I am currently just appending all results from each db - With a lot of results, it's very slow. I limited it to max 10 per db for now which feels like a good sweet spot Tags, I am not sure. It can search for tags, so maybe a separate tag search might make sense? I'l see if I can fix the sorting part somehow. 2 other ideas that came up while adding this: - Quick jump to a folder. DEVONthink doesn't have quick-jump functionality so Alfred could help out with that. Similar to how Safari Assistant does quick jump to open tabs - Quick move to. Similar to Quick Jump: Select something, hit a shortcut, fuzzy find a folder and it'll move the item to that folder instantly
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    Looks like it's not that hard after all. Got a little proof of concept with the applescript interface working. It's not done yet but I'll try to get a update out this weekend / early next week ?
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    Just a heads up - I tried rewriting the search to use DEVONthinks search interface but it looks like that's restricted to the currently selected database if not specified. I was also not able to find a way to get a list with all open databases that could be usable for this so I'm throwing the towel for now. If anyone has an idea, let me know!
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    Yeah currently ordering seems a bit off since it's not using DEVONthinks engine for searching, but just spotlight. I want to change the search part to use DEVONthinks search applescript interface but didn't have time for that yet. And yes, tags are not searched yet.
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    You mean like this? tell application id "DNtp" set newRecord to create record with {name:"foo", type:text, content:"foo"} in inbox open window for record newRecord activate end tell This creates a document, opens it in a new editor window and sets focus to DEVONthink
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    You can expand the applescripts inside the workflow. `create record` should give you the record back it created. From there you can tell DEVONthink to open it and grab focus
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    You can use applescript to access DEVONthinks search, something like: tell application id "com.devon-technologies.thinkpro2" search "foo" end tell You can integrate that into a alfred workflow but I didn't have the time to play around with that yet I'm not sure if it's possible to open a search window directly, but you could use keyboard maestro (or possibly UI scripting with applescript) to activate DEVONthink and execute the "search" menu action
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    The theme in the screenshot is The Minimalist. I use the 'almost midnight' variant
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    Alfred -> DEVONthink

    Whoops, I forgot to turn on email replies so I didn't see these comments until now - sorry about that! It's turned on now. Is everything working ok now? The search command is using the spotlight index to search for DEVONthink metadata files without much magic, so if spotlight is doing it's job fine, you should find them. I also just pushed an update to replace the import commands with applescript which should make the workflow a good chunk more robust I also included a auto update script independent of packal (since that seems to be dead now anyway). Check the first post for the updated workflow (that will update itself from now on)
  14. I've been recently playing around with launchbar and switch back and forth between it and Alfred. One thing I noticed that is pretty killer in launchbar, is the ability to use macOS services. Launchbar is indexing them by default and lets you use them either with normal text or files. A proposal could be: Type some text (or use a workflow to get the selected text and propagate the alfred window with it) Hit CTRL Select "Use Service" (or directly suggest them) Hit enter on a service to use them And the same with files. Hit CTRL and propagate the actions window with services that support the file type, next to workflow actions and default alfred actions I think this would make Alfred a lot more powerful without the need to create custom workflows. A lot of apps (the majority?) already exposes services, and being able to use them directly within alfred would be great. For example, some workflows that I manually wrote that would be possible with a service: DEVONthink: Add notes or files Delivers: Add a delivery from a text string Fantastical, Cardhop, Things: Add new entry directly from text Screenshot of available services enabled on my system when selecting text: Screenshot of available services when selecting a file:
  15. I personally don't like how macOS manages shortcuts and the lack of sync is a little annoying so I rather have my script collection that can go from simple things, to more complex actions that link different apps if needed. A variation of the script above for example is part of a automation that chains different services together, like sending a piece of text to a few apps instead of just one
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