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  1. Is it possible to create a file filter that operates as if each word in a query has a wildcard in front of it? For example, let's say I have a file filter set up as follows: (1) Keyword is "pdf", (2) File Types set to PDFs, and (3) Search Scope set to ~/Documents/SmallFolder. Is it possible to change the file filter's Advanced settings so that the following Alfred search: pdf SearchTerm1 SearchTerm2 SearchTerm3 approximates the following input: pdf *SearchTerm1 *SearchTerm2 *SearchTerm3 In other words, when using a specific file filter, I'd like to avoid having to manually type a hyphen in front of each search term. I understand why you wouldn't want this to be the default behavior in Alfred, but I was hoping to create some file filters that work in this manner (on small folders, etc., so that they're not too system-intensive). @deanishe has a nice fuzzy folder search, which is robust enough to do a lot of the same things, but I was just wondering how to mimic the wildcard search described above. I've never quite understood how many of the options in the File Filter's Advanced tab work (beyond simply adding more Metadata Files that are not included by default), and I was hoping there was a way to change these settings to achieve what I've described above. Initially, I thought that (1) unchecking the "words" column, and (2) unchecking the "Anchor searches which are not word based" would have the same effect. However, I'm not receiving the same result as when I use wildcards. Thanks for any help you can lend!
  2. I have fuzzy matching turned on for my files, but I’m having trouble getting it to work as I want. Not sure if the problem is me or Alfred. I would like ‘pc’ to return as its first result my “Production Calendar” file. Right now, that file is the first result for the following searches: p p c pr etc. However, when I type “pc,” the file doesn’t show up at all. Shoudn’t fuzzy matching cover this? Thanks!
  3. Dear all, I'm quite sure it appeared when I updated to Yosemite, or less likely when updating to Alfred v. 2.7 or 2.71. Basically, fuzzy matching works fine when just searching in Alfred, but not anymore from file actions or using Quick Search. It works only when simply searching in Alfred, i.e. 'tw' gives TextWrangler as result. But previously it was possible to do when actioning Finder items and also with Quick search. But sadly not any more.. How to reproduce (one way): 1. In Advanced set the setting 'Apps Matching' to 'Full fuzzy match from word boundary'. 2. Select a few files in Finder 3. Action the items using the hotkey defined in (Features > File Search > Actions > File Selection) 4. Choose 'Open with..' 5. Write a string that would work with fuzzy matching, for example 'db' for Dropbox or 'ps' for Photoshop 6. Verify that fuzzy matching works else by just writing for example 'db' into the basic Alfred prompt I'm sure this worked for me before. I wonder if anyone else have experienced this? My muscle memory for this lovely app feels deprecated at the moment.. Best regards, M
  4. If one were to search say "pgotoshop" even with fuzzy search on alfred can't find 'Photoshop' could there be a setting added as fallback to fuzzy search where it will find applications within 1-3 levenshtein steps distance from the search query?
  5. Fuzzy search across folder subtrees. Update 10/09/2016: Added Alfred 3 support and removed Alfred 2 support. Added ability to self-update. Update 10/04/2014: Added support for glob-style excludes. Unfortunately, these have to be added manually to the settings file at the moment.Update 05/04/2014: Now supports searching files as well as/instead of folders You can now adjust the minimum query length to improve search performance. This Workflow provides partial matching of path components, allowing you to drill down into your filesystem with a space-separated query. Each "word" of the query will be matched against the components of a directory or file's path, so a three-word query will only match at least three levels down from the specified root directory. You can use a File Action to intiate a fuzzy search on a folder or to assign a keyword to perform a fuzzy search on that folder. Download Get the Workflow from GitHub or Packal. Commands fuzzy — List your Fuzzy Folders ↩ — Edit Fuzzy Folder settings ⌘+↩ — Start a Fuzzy Folder search with the associated keyword ⌥+↩ — Delete the keyword–Fuzzy Folder combination fzyup — Recreate the Script Filters from your saved configuration (useful after an update) fzyhelp — Open the help file in your browser Settings You can specify these settings globally as defaults for all Fuzzy Folders or on a per-folder basis. For ad-hoc searches via the Fuzzy Search Here file action, the default settings always apply. Use keyword fuzzy to view and edit settings. Minimum query length — The last "word" of a query must be this long to trigger a search. Default is 1, but increase this number if the search is too slow. This is very often the case if you're searching a large subtree and/or also choose to search files. Search scope — Choose to search only for folders, files or both. Note: In most cases, searches including files are significantly slower. Consider increasing the minimum query length to speed up slow searches. File Actions Fuzzy Search Here — Fuzzy search this folder Add Fuzzy Folder — Set a keyword for this folder for faster fuzzy searching Search result actions ↩ — Open folder in Finder ⌘+↩ — Browse folder in Alfred Bugs, questions, feedback You can open an issue on GitHub, or post in this thread. Licensing, other stuff This Workflow is made available under the MIT Licence. The icon was made by Jono Hunt. It uses docopt and Alfred-Workflow.
  6. Subdirectory Search This Workflow has been replaced with this one. Please go grab that instead: it's much better. Fuzzy search across the subdirectories of the specified root directory. Note: This Workflow requires you to configure your own Script Filters in Alfred (by default, there is one configured for ~/Documents with keyword docs). See Configuration for instructions. Download Get the Workflow from GitHub. The source code is also available on GitHub. What it does This Workflow provides partial matching of path components, allowing you to drill down into your filesystem with a space-separated query. Each "word" of the query will be matched against the components of a directory or file's path, so a three-word query will only match at least three levels down from the specified root directory. For example, I have a Script Filter set up to search ~/Code with keyword code: python search.py ~/Code "{query}" Entering code workflow into Alfred produces a list of all subdirectories somewhere under ~/Code whose names contain workflow (the search is case-insensitive): Entering code alfred workflow produces a list of all subdirectories somewhere under ~/Code whose names contain workflow, which are also somewhere under a directory whose name contains alfred: Configuration The Workflow is pre-configured to search ~/Documents using the keyword docs. To search other directories, you'll have to add your own Script Filter(s), adjusting the Keyword and root directory in the Script field. You can pass the -f or --files option to search.py to also search files. Note: Searching files as well as directories makes the Workflow a lot slower. Screenshots Licence This Workflow is released under the MIT Licence.
  7. Chrome Bookmarks Frustrated with current bookmark searchers I created this with SPEED in mind. I tried out many methods and languages for creating the fastest bookmark searcher without dependencies, just plug and play. This is the final result. This will search all of your bookmarks very quickly using fuzzy matching to easily match names and urls of your bookmarks. For instance "foo" might match "food" or "flood warning" or even "flounder" using n-gram to rank these results. View and Contribute on Github Direct Download Thanks for looking!
  8. This one has been at the top of my Alfred wishlist since I downloaded my first Alfred v0.whatever beta: a workflow to open an ssh session (using the default ssh: protocol handler) with "smart" hostname autocompletion (based on ~/.ssh/config, ~/.ssh/known_hosts, /etc/hosts, Bonjour or any file containing the names of hosts you need to connect to). Comments and suggestions welcome. Download v1.3 for Alfred 2 Download v2.0 for Alfred 3 Source and Issue Tracker on github Robin Updates 2013-03-14 00:00, v0.4: rudimentary fuzzy matching, to pull entries from /etc/hosts as well as ~/.ssh/known_hosts, and to deal with usernames properly. 2013-03-14 09:00, v0.5: smart host matching. 2013-03-14 22:45, v0.6: ~/.ssh/config and Bonjour discovery (including full BTMM support), and improved error handling. 2013-03-14 23:00, v0.61: explicitly removed 'broadcasthost' from the list of possible matches. 2013-03-15 00:30, v0.7: match '.' as '.' 2013-03-16 10:45, v0.8: refactored code and add tab autocompletion. 2013-03-16 13:30, v0.9: oops - the last update broke the workflow if you didn't have pybonjour installed; fixed. Continued refactoring: now using nikipore's alfred-python module. 2013-03-16 14:15, v0.10: further refactoring to break core functionality out into a dedicated module (enabling module compilation). Combined with caching of file parsing results this should deliver significantly enhanced performance (not that it was slow before). 2013-03-16 23:00, v1.0: complete refactoring and move release to github. New feature: display the source(s) of each suggested completion. This ought to be the last update for a while. 2013-03-16 08:40, v1.1: fixed breakage when either of ~/.ssh/config or ~/.ssh/known_hosts didn't exist. 2016-06-02 21:00, v1.3: fixed path to Alfred cache (thanks @okapi!). 2016-10-07 12:30, v2.0: The Alfred 3 Release (including removal of built-in sources and addition of custom sources)
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