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  1. Sorry for the confusing question. I was looking for a way that when searching for a file in Alfred Popup you could hit a modifier key that would transfer that term to the finder window search -- basically using spotlight in finder while the Alfred pop up closes.
  2. Andrew/Vero, Great workflows. But in Andrews I can only search by tag then File name. Is there any way I can perform search w/ tag then content too (kMDItemTextContent) and even file extension/type.
  3. Mac should have a hotkey for this, but Alfred def. should w/o having to performing "Action modifier" keystroke in the Advanced section. Many thoughts?
  4. This has happened with a few Alfred Workflow, including my favorites, Appscripts, Menu items, Window Switcher etc. Upon upgrading my new MacBook Pro and syncing Alfred with my old Mac via shared Alfred preference file in Dropbox , the old Mac continued running workflows just fine. I solved the new problem simply by re-downloading this and other workflows. So, it works fine right now. This seems to be a larger question about the sync function. For instance my new Mac, when searching brings up every possible item/element of all my Alfred workflows (Preference file in Dropbox) including every single (.jason, .py, , png etc.) where as my other computer does not. I realize this does not relate to your workflow but there is clearly a dropbox sync issue, that lead me to believe mistakenly it was your workflow. Sorry about that.
  5. Can't live without this workflow, but when I got a new MacBook I get the "alfred error in workflow permission denied er 13" message. It still works on my other computer using the same Alfred preferences in Dropbox sync. Is this folder permission issue. My Scripts folders seem to be both read/write permissible.
  6. This is an excellent workflow and it does not work in Alfred 3. Many of these you just change it to saying Alfred 3 in the code but I can't seem to do it with this one.
  7. Um...er. Problem fixed. I downloaded some JPEGs do desktop and couldn't find them. I checked my file settings and sure enough Images were checked "Not to Show". I guess that would explain why file filter would work, but general search wouldn't. Sorry about that. Best, John
  8. I did everything you said and more. Check out the screenshots. Copying the png file and renaming it on desktop does not yield a search hit. However, as I said before I can find the PNG file using my own filter and I can find the screenshot if I convert it to PDF. Also, as you can see spotlight can find any of them. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1700881/Screen%20Shot%202016-03-21%20at%206.31.38%20AM.png https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1700881/Screen%20Shot%202016-03-21%20at%206.35.07%20AM.png https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1700881/Screen%20Shot%202016-03-21%20at%206.38.35%20AM.png
  9. Here's a screenshot of PNG search that works and the PNG screenshot that mdls cannot find. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1700881/Screen%20Shot%202016-03-19%20at%206.21.50%20PM.png
  10. I have been using Alfred for 2 years and this is the first time Alfred is not finding items that Spotlight does; in this case it is just a screenshot on my desktop. I moved it to another location in my "home" folder, which are all within Alfred's "scope of search" and still nothing. I converted the PNG screenshot on my desktop to PDF and Alfred found it. I also created a workflow year ago to search only for PNG files and this does work. But the general file search (space bar) does not find the PNG screenshot. Any thoughts?
  11. Oh, I see "kMDItemComment". Thanks! It worked like a charm. Anyway, I could do it to target iTunes "Grouping", "Show" and "Composer" fields?
  12. When I refer to "comments field", I mean the one in the iTunes interface, not the Finder comments associated with the file itself.
  13. Is there any way to use 2 versions of your script to access two separate folder locations so that the dropdown is split. Basically I'd love to be able to split my 20+ iTunes scripts into 10 a piece as they are primarily either "maintenance" or "navigation" oriented. I downloaded 2 versions of workflow, but when I changed the path of the folders in the second one it overwrote the first one. I thought that was going to happen.
  14. There's many great iTunes workflows but I've yet to find one that search comments field. Due to ever expanding music styles and sub-genres I've resorted to adding my own tags to the Comments field. I usually add single words for moods or sub-genres and for the bigger/general descriptors I'll add an x to the end, like bluesx or dubx which gives me accurate search results with very few false positives. How can I do this?
  15. AlfredFM by Filipe Barros at https://github.com/filipebarros/alfredfm. I downloaded here I believe. It still works. Thanks for updated both workflows. They work great
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