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    see also https://github.com/derickfay - assorted small projects related to Keynote, BibDesk, Alfred, Taskpaper & more
    http://dfay.fastmail.fm/et/ - using Editorial with TaskPaper files
    http://dfay.fastmail.fm/bibdesk/ - BibDesk scripts and templates
    and a blast from the past: http://dfay.fastmail.fm/wordperfect - WordPerfect on the Mac

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  1. This is actually really nice - now that I'm used to Drafts on iOS where one starts with text and acts on it. I had ignored the thread the first time round but I need to give this a try on a regular basis. What would it take to allow execution of keywords / list filters / script filters as well? Ideally I'd like to set up a whitelist of a half dozen or so that I could use, leaving all other disabled. Frequently I'll use searches to locate a book in libraries, for example, then run a workflow to download the citation and add it to BibDesk.
  2. I'm not sure I'd like holding down a modifier key while typing keywords and arguments.
  3. I use Hazel to do this - since a DT database is a package you could just have Hazel add the tag to every file within it, I believe.
  4. Just use a one line AppleScript tell application "Finder" to print selection this will print using whatever the system default app for the file type is. Works fine for Pages for me. Or in an Alfred file action where Language is AppleScript and input is {query}: tell application "Finder" to print POSIX file "{query}"
  5. How does eject differ from the built-in eject command?
  6. You’ll need a snippet trigger and a workflow - see
  7. The answer will depend on the app - you’ll need to use Applescript & implementation is highly variable...
  8. I happened to be working on extracting some data from an .xlsx file earlier and ended up using python & openpyxl - just wondering why you used xlrd instead @deanishe. I'm sure you have a good reason & I know you know python way better than me....
  9. Regardless of file type? In any case, you can do this by creating a custom File Action. See https://www.alfredapp.com/help/workflows/triggers/file-action/ and https://www.alfredapp.com/help/workflows/triggers/file-action/
  10. You can just replace all the references in info.plist to Alfred 2 with Alfred & it will work. Except the .taglist is taking eons to complete.
  11. Here's my version (the bash script anyway) pbpaste | /usr/local/bin/bbedit --clean --view-top It gives a more Drafts-like experience by using the --clean option - you can just close the window when you're done and forget about it, no messing around with filenames.
  12. I'd use Hazel to automatically add an alfred:ignore tag to those items - unless you really want them to show elsewhere or you don't use Hazel...
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