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  1. Hi @csmm, welcome to the forum. Alfred won't automatically open the files for you: by design, it doesn't do anything unless the user specifically tells it to. You could create a File Filter that shows ZIP and DMG files in ~/Downloads, sorted by date, and connect that to an Open File action. Check out the Simple Folder Search example workflow (go to Workflows in Alfred Preferences and press the + button at the bottom).
  2. You don't need to: if you leave out the date entirely, it defaults to the current date. https://www.visa.com.au/travel-with-visa/exchange-rate-calculator.html?fromCurr=USD&toCurr=AUD&fee=0&utcConvertedDate=&submitButton=Calculate+Exchange+Rates
  3. Yeah. Actually running workflows is completely out of the question because of the side effects. It might be possible for Alfred to also interpolate static values from info.plist/the config sheet when it’s compiling its help data. I have no idea how feasible that is architecturally. It does already read those variables when loading a workflow because you can use {var:...} in Keyword fields, too. Yeah, it does look odd. It also means that you can't find workflows by keyword if the keyword is set via a variable. As far as help is concerned, it’s {var:keyword}. This isn't very common, however, and there's no reason to do it at all any more.
  4. Alfred 4 supports macOS 10.11 and above. It seems unlikely that Andrew will replace the mini player with something that only works on Monterey.
  5. @Damoeire: Check out this thread (it's probably relevant to your problem):
  6. Depends how you look at it, I suppose. You're effectively running the "Alfred help" workflow, and it doesn't set those variables, so there are no values to use. I’m not sure it’s tenable to populate the variables from their source workflows in help mode because Alfred would potentially have to bootstrap all your workflows every time you run the help, which might absolutely murder performance. This is mostly just a guess (only Andrew knows how Alfred actually works), but Alfred doesn't load workflows the way other programs load plugins (i.e. bootstrap and load everything on program start, and have it all in memory ready to go). It's more like your shell, where it knows what keywords/commands exist, but workflow's aren't loaded or running in any meaningful sense until you actually execute one. That way, Alfred's start-up time and RAM usage don't balloon as you install more workflows. Alfred's performance and resource usage remain basically the same, regardless of whether you have 10 workflows or 1000.
  7. I totally agree with that. It’s ⌘F focussing a different field dependent on context in the same view that I think is somewhat questionable. It should be a different shortcut, imo, say ⇧⌘F.
  8. Why would that be better than Search Preferences?
  9. You could grab ShortcutDetective from this page (it's free). Make sure KM and Alfred are both running, start ShortcutDetective, then use Alfred's selection hotkey. ShortcutDetective should be able to tell you which application received the keypress.
  10. Sorry, I don't know then. I have no idea how Alfred works internally, and I don't have macOS 11. Perhaps @Andrew can shed some light.
  11. Hi @ppolang, welcome to the forum. It's hard to get double-clicking wrong, tbh. Try downloading the workflows again. Alfred workflows are ZIP files, so you could right-click on one and open with Archive Utility to verify that it's a valid ZIP file.
  12. Hi @Kupe, welcome to the forum. Have you checked your Keyboard Maestro settings? Especially anything related to the clipboard. From your description, it sounds like KM is preventing Alfred from working somehow.
  13. That all depends on how you need to enter the password. We can't answer that without knowing specifically what you're talking about. You can store it in the macOS Keychain using the /usr/bin/security tool. That generally isn't how someone trying to guess your passwords would do it.
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