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  1. Up until recently, my preferences and workflows synced between machines wonderfully. Something recently broke and I'm not seeing workflows sync anymore through Dropbox. I know Dropbox is syncing on both machines, as I just dropped a file from my desktop machine into it and I see it on my laptop almost immediately. Both Alfred instances are set to sync from my Dropbox folder. But for some reason, the workflows aren't syncing. As a test, I create a new one on my desktop and don't see it syncing over to my laptop. However, if I delete the Alfred.preferences file from Dropbox, I see my workflows immediately start disappearing from both machines. So the syncing is working right, but just not for new workflows. Any pointers on what I should look for to troubleshoot this?
  2. This workflow allow you to list and open your Dropbox Paper documents. You can download it from here: https://github.com/lorentzca/alfred-dropboxpaper-workflow/releases
  3. Hello, I just upgraded to Alfred 3, and was able to sync my preferences on my first Mac (10.14) without a hitch. However, when I try to set the sync folder on the second Mac (also 10.14), the folder in Dropbox where my preferences are located is unselectable -- it is greyed out. The folder name is "apps." Again, I tried syncing on my second Mac, but the folder was greyed out. I set it up on my first Mac with no problems, but then was still unable to sync with my second Mac because the folder in not selectable. Any ideas why I would be able to sync on one but not the other? Thanks.
  4. Hey! I am using the Dropbox auto-sync feature. How can I be sure that every time I change a setting it is saved? Both `Created` and `Modified` fields are set to the date I installed Alfred and the `Last Opened` is set to a couple of months ago where I probably double clicked the file. Is that normal? Thanks
  5. Dear Alfred users, Here is another screenshots workflow for Alfred. I created it while I has learnt how to write an Alfred workflow. Maybe you find it useful. Github: https://github.com/vookimedlo/alfred-various-screenshots Github - released package: https://github.com/vookimedlo/alfred-various-screenshots/releases/latest alfred-various-screenshots Alfred 3 workflow for taking various screenshots. Currently supported storages are the following. Local drive Clipboard Dropbox service with an ability to share a link to the uploaded screenshot. Transfer.sh service with an ability to share a link to the uploaded screenshot. 0x0.st service with an ability to share a link to the uploaded screenshot. File.io service with an ability to share a link to the uploaded screenshot. After uploaded image is downloaded, the file is completely deleted!!! Installation Install alfred-various-screenshots workflow. All further updates are handled automatically. Usage In Alfred, type ss, which stands for ScreenShot and initiates a submenu which offers three options. Screenshot - Area Screenshot - Screen Screenshot - Window By default, the screenshot is stored in a file located at your ~/Desktop directory. This could be overridden, either by pressing the ⌘ key, ⌥ key, ⌃ key, ⇧ key, or Fn key. ⌘ - instructs the workflow to put a screenshot to the clipboard. ⌥ - shares a screenshot via Dropbox and stores a sharing link to the clipboard. ⌃ - shares a screenshot via Transfer.sh and stores a sharing link to the clipboard. ⇧ - shares a screenshot via File.io and stores a sharing link to the clipboard. Fn - shares a screenshot via 0x0.st and stores a sharing link to the clipboard. Screenshot files will be named according to the following pattern screenshot_%Y-%m-%d_%H-%M-%S.png Y Year in full form (e.g., 2006). m Numeric month, a number from 1 to 12. d Day, a number from 1 to 31. H Hour, a number from 0 to 23. M Minutes, a number from 0 to 59. S Seconds, a number from 0 to 59. Default local screenshot folder ~/Desktop can be changed by the workflow DefaultLocalScreenshotFolder variable. Dropbox There is no need to install a Dropbox software to your MacOS. The only requirement is to log into the web Dropbox account and create an access token for the workflow. Such generated access token shall be placed to the workflow DropboxAccessToken variable.
  6. Greetings, Alfred Community, I use several cloud file sync apps like Dropbox, GDrive, Evernote, and Box.com. Most of these tools add a context menu to my desktop Finder window, allowing me to instantly share a file and copy the share URL to the clipboard. I love to use Alfred to FIND all those files quickly on my desktop, but it would be awesome to be able to copy a share URL right from Alfred instead of doing "Show in Finder" and right-clicking the context menu. First world problems, I know, but we're all about speed in here, and this would make many of us extra speedy.... Thanks for reading! Ted
  7. Hello, Just purchased powerpack license and was wondering how to create workflow with keywords to pause and resume dropbox syncing?
  8. Falling in love with Dropbox paper for notes and brainstorming. I've created custom web searches for new google doc and new google sheet. Wondering if anybody can figure out the web search shortcode for making an Alfred shortcut for a new dropbox paper note? PS- I've just recently found out about Alfred So forgive e if this is a real simple question!
  9. I'm a new user to Alfred and think it's brilliant!. Can't find this requested before, but would it be possible to put Alfred prefs sync in a DropBox sub-folder - purely to follow my established pattern for app data. So far it seems only possible to do it at the top level of Dropbox folders. EG: ~/Dropbox/Apps/Alfred/Alfred.alfredpreferences rather than: ~/Dropbox/Alfred/Alfred.alfredpreferences
  10. Has anybody found a good solution to search across multiple cloud platforms from within the Alfred search bar? I came across Findo today and like what it can do, but it would be so much better if we weren't forced to log into the chrome extension or website, but rather search from the Alfred search bar. Has anybody had a positive experience with any of these types of services? Thx
  11. Hello, I have seen this problem noted before. I want Alfred to be able to search for folders within my Dropbox file. 1. My folders are in Dropbox at the standard location on my harddrive 2. I have rebuilt my index (running macOS Sierra) - spotlight finds the folders as top hits instantly. 3. I have a simple File Filter work flow to find files. 4. I have a carried out all the troubleshooting steps outlined in "Troubleshooting indexing issues" 5. I also deleted Alfred 2 preferences and files left in Application Support A. If the folder is outside of Dropbox, Alfred finds the folder instantly. B. If the folder is one that I have opened, then it is found. This is true even after reloading the Alfred cache (which seems odd to me? Could the resetting the Alfred cache not be working?) C. If the folder is one I have not opened in the finder but inside Dropbox, it is found by Spotlight, but not Alfred. Any suggestions how to troubleshoot? I am guessing that the Alfred cache is not being deleted - but I am not sure that explains the behavior. Thanks, Mike Z
  12. Is there some way to exclude a certain workflow from syncing between my two computers running Alfred? I'm using Dropbox to sync Alfred. The reason is that when I access computer A from computer B via screen sharing, pressing ALT + SPACE will Show Alfred on computer B, and not computer A. So I've set up an alternative Hotkey to Show Alfred. But now I need to be able to only use it on computer A, and not computer B. Thanks!
  13. Hi all, I remember we used to have a way to copy to clipboard a sharing URL for the currently selected file in Finder, does anybody know how to achieve that now? The steps I remember are: 1) select a file in Finder (within dropbox) 2) press shortcut 3) link to share via Dropbox (which is a right-click menu item) is generated 4) link is shown by Alfred in big font 5) link is copied to clipboard. Thanks in advance for your help! Giovanni
  14. I set up the screenshot workflow [1] and chose the wrong folder. Does anybody know how to change the folder afterwards? [1] http://www.packal.org/workflow/screenshots
  15. OK so I have been working on a new version of Clinton's "Tabs" workflow and it has got me thinking. Currently I have a requirement to be able to configure persistent settings for that workflow and several other workflows including: My new version of Tabs (details of that to come later... working with Clinton on that) Asana Quicktask (Mannie Schumpert) AlfredTweet (are a few that just come to mind). Currently these store preferences in the appropriate folder under ~/Library/Application Support/... etc However I am increasingly seeing a need for enabling workflows to have data that can be synced between computers. It would be great to just have ~Dropbox/AlfredSync/Workflow Data/{Same structure as under ~/Library/...} then enable workflows to use this location using something like {syncedData}/bundle.id/ (i.e. as a variable similar to {query} in each of the script workflow steps. The alternate way is every workflow that wishes to enable such behaviour has to write a feature separately to manage this, manually changing the folder of only it's config but it seems like something that would be far more logical to have Alfred do (and far easier than having to write manual workflow steps to manage/update the configuration as I am currently seeing in my future. Many thanks LOOOOOVE Alfred.. IT RULES! Stu
  16. How do I turn off the search function that looks in Dropbox as well as my mac? Is that possible? I have several works files on my mac that I use every day. Once a week I copy them to Dropbox as a back up. Since starting to use Alfred when I search for one of those files it pulls up both - the one on my mac & the one in Dropbox (same file name). Is it possible to eliminate Dropbox from the Alfred file search? Or better yet, is it possible to create a workflow that automatically updates these 5 files every time I save them? I don't mind doing it manually .. just curious.
  17. I apologize if this has been covered in the forum but I'm looking for a workflow that appends text to a journal file located in my Dropbox/@text directory The text file name is Work Log: February 2015 and the format is as follows ##2015-02-18 10:42 AM: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit 10:43 AM: sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Basically the workflow would look for the filename and, if not found, would create a new month and then look for the date (if date not present then it is created) and append a timestamped entry under today's date. My idea is to use FoldingText to fold the individual days but to have all work log activities in a monthly text file. I'm having trouble figuring out how to get it to log under the correct date instead of just logging to the page. Any help is greatly appreciated.
  18. I have problems getting Alfred to show results from my Dropbox folder. In Default Reseults I have "Include folders in Home" selected and even added my Dropbox folder to the Search Scope (~/Dropbox). When I invoke Alfred, press space (to search for a file/folder), it doesn't show any of the content from the Dropbox folder. Any suggestions?
  19. Hi all, I just discovered Alfred around, lets say, 20 minutes ago. I really don't know much about it at all. What I'd like to achieve is the following, but I'm not sure if it's possible. Lets say I have a folder of images which I then upload to Dropbox. What I'd like it to do is generate Dropbox IMG tags surrounding all the images for that album and copy it to the clipboard. So, I can then go onto the web and paste the links. Or, even just to select the images I want to post, and have it generate the IMG tags for me (instead of the entire album. Am I way off the mark, or is this possible? Thanks!
  20. I inadvertently moved the Alfred folder in my root Dropbox folder and somehow broke Alfred's ability to access my workflows, even after I restored the folder to its previous location. These files are located in the .alfredpreferences/workflows directory (so I know they're still there): user.workflow.00B9EEC5-45F6-4369-B18C-43F6E9B245E3 user.workflow.1F2117CF-A1B6-423D-A895-43AC32B08A1A user.workflow.5C3F22F2-838F-44DF-9BA9-CB5F286C59C9 user.workflow.7CCBF355-4F45-4261-ACF9-C20E6DF62579 user.workflow.7F57BD56-5B74-49BC-8408-FB193CCFEF5E user.workflow.43F7CE49-1188-422D-959B-14D07070A466 user.workflow.143A308C-2441-46E9-8051-94E8CBA1E134 user.workflow.164CD852-CBBA-4B29-9FDB-A0569C81AB9A user.workflow.174E64FA-3EDB-4DB8-B86E-DDE1250985C3 user.workflow.06333FF4-F858-4540-8515-BD3BC553665C user.workflow.A4C71743-E94C-4339-844B-1C62E701B531 user.workflow.A7F4D1C2-39A8-420F-9B1D-1C45766F7319 user.workflow.BD3545BB-7105-4CA0-8546-AF36F16CD527 user.workflow.C77076F2-A796-422A-9BEB-1AAE7EF966FD user.workflow.D2F1EF1A-211D-4F43-924E-8460AC67EF1D user.workflow.F7865CD5-1C48-49F7-B364-A9DBE5C5755B ...but they don't appear in Alfred's Workflows UI, even after restarting Alfred. Any help in forcing Alfred to restore these workflows? Thanks!
  21. Manage Mailbox with Alfred. Initial release. A simple workflow with support for composing, searching and opening 'Later' and 'Lists' inboxes. Please don't hesitate to request features or make any other suggestions! Github Download
  22. many moons ago, I originally set up my Alfred install on my home machine to sync preferences file ~/Dropbox/apps/Alfred.alfredpreferences and set up my work machine later to sync to the same place. I recently had to re-image my work machine and somehow, when I tried to set up Dropbox sync, it created the preferences file ~/Dropbox/Alfred.alfredpreferences (not in the app subfolder). Now, I am unable to tell it to use the preferences in the ~/Dropbox/apps folder - when I open the preferences, that folder is greyed out. Completely deleting /Users/<me>/Library/Application Support/Alfred 2 and re-launching will prompt me to license powerpack, which I do, then when I go to set up preferences syncing, it immediately creates the prefs file ~/Dropbox/Alfred.alfredpreferences again and ~/Dropbox/apps/ is still greyed out. I'd much rather not sync Alfred.alfredpreferences in the root of my ~/Dropbox/, it's already full enough and I exclude the /apps folder from syncing on my non-OSX boxes to avoid this stuff ending up everywhere. Is there a way to manually re-point where Alfred is looking?
  23. Repro: (1) set to sync settings in a dropbox folder, (2) add a custom web search, (3) close preferences, (4) reopen preferences, expect to see new addition, actually its not there View repro video: http://screencast.com/t/kndRE4aWLBB Alfred v2.3 (264) OSX 10.9.2 Dropbox v2.6.33 continual repro, haven't found a workaround yet
  24. Hi guys, This workflow lets you quickly access multiple Dropbox accounts independently from standard the Dropbox client. This could be useful, if you have more than one Dropbox account or if you use Selective Sync a lot. Features Copy Dropbox link to clipboard to share files quickly Download and delete files from Dropbox Supports Dropbox API search Supports multiple Dropbox accounts Supports notifications Uses OAuth 2.0 to authorize the workflow Saves your access tokens securely in OS X's keychain GitHub: https://github.com/fniephaus/alfred-dropbox Download-Link: https://github.com/fniephaus/alfred-dropbox/releases/download/v1.0/Dropbox-Client-for-Alfred.alfredworkflow
  25. SEND To download, visit the Packal page Version: 1.2 This workflow allows users to quickly and easily send documents to the cloud service of their choice. Once configured (send:config), users can make use of either: hotkey file action keyword to either send a duplicate of the file to the cloud service (leaving the original where it is), or move the original itself to the cloud service. Configuration When you run send:config, 3 options appear: This will determine which cloud service you send your data to using the workflow. At any point, you can change your settings, but once set the workflow will always send the chosen file to this folder. Anyways, if you choose the Other option, you will need to name the service used: After this (or if you choose iCloud or Dropbox), you will need to choose the folder you will be sending to. The workflow will begin by telling you what you need to do: After this reminder, you will choose the folder: This is an example of having chosen iCloud, and the workflow will automatically take you to the Mobile Documents folder in your Library, where you will see all of your iCloud enabled apps have their own personal folders. Choose the one you'd like to send your stuff to. For example, if you use Readdle's Documents app on your iPad or iPhone, find that folder within the Mobile Documents folder and select it. Once configured, you can send documents in a few different ways. First, you can use Alfred's File Browser to either send a duplicate or send the original to the cloud service you chose above: Or you could use the keywords. send:d sends a duplicate of the frontmost document (if possible): send:o sends the original of the frontmost file to the cloud folder (if possible): Of course, you can also set up Hotkeys for both of these actions as well. The workflow is 90% Applescript, so it should work on all machines out-of-the-box. There is a little bit of Python, which uses deanishe's Alfred-Workflow library as its backbone. Hope this is helpful, stephen
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