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  1. Hi forum. I recently purchased the Alfred PowerPack and am looking forward to leveraging its power. I've added a few custom workflows that are triggered by hotkeys which run some NSAppleScripts. I'd like to do the same for a few more, but triggered automatically at a specific time each week (e.g. "every Friday @ 6pm"). I don't see a workflow object that is triggered by date or time. Is this possible in Alfred?
  2. This workflow starts with a keyword input and save the query as a variable named "amount". I want to use this variable inside a NSAppleScript later in the same process. I've tried set theAmount to (system attribute "amount") But it doesn't get this variable.
  3. I’ve been seeing a lot of workflows that need to interact with a browser via AppleScript (usually to get a page’s url), but most of them seem to settle on a single browser (usually Safari), which is a shame. I can understand — applescript is a pain, and since each browser implements these functions however they want, finding the best way to do it with each one can be difficult, so here’s the code for most of them. The code for this may seem massive, but it is not. Read the comments to understand when to use what. You can find the latest version of this as a gist. -- AppleScr
  4. I wanted to share a couple Zoom Scripts I made: https://github.com/BradDuns/ZoomScripts Tested with Zoom Version: 5.2.0 (42634.0805) Leave Zoom Leave a zoom meeting with Alfred... Keyword: LZ This uses Applescript GUI scripting to leave the active zoom meeting. I didn't see this one posted to the site but it's by Aaron Saray from https://www.aaronsaray.com/2020/leave-zoom-with-alfred Dial Into Zoom I prefer using my phone vs computer audio on zoom so this will dial my phone for me... Keyword: dialin Dial-in Setup: You need to be able to dial pho
  5. I have a workflow where I copy 6 different lines of text and then paste them into 6 different browser fields. I am trying to write an Alfred workflow using Applescript to do this for me automatically. Therefore I need to copy the six different lines of text, invoke the workflow, so that it: Invokes the Alfred clipboard history viewer. Paste the sixth entry. Tabs to the next field. Repeats.... I have this script so far which invokes the Alfred clipboard history viewer, but the next "System Events" line in which command-6 keyboard shortcut is ex
  6. I was ecstatic when I found a workflow to add the currently playing track any playlist of my choice. So fast and efficient! But, alas, the workflows out there do not seem to work with Apple Music. I have looked at AppleScript API for iTunes (god I hate AS) and the small proof of concepts I have made have failed miserably. Has anybody gotten close to doing this? I am so sick of adding songs to playlists like a mere mortal! Thanks! -Christian
  7. I’m struggling to get a script filter to work which outputs a variable containing a mixture of text and emojis. In the output, Alfred just spits out empty characters for the emojis (⍰ question mark in a box). There’s obviously an encoding issue I’m overlooking, and I haven’t been able to quite put my thumb on it. To explain, I’ve created a script filter with AppleScript that’s supposed to let the user select a playlist from their Apple Music library (to play it, move it, etc). I recently moved over from Spotify to Apple Music, and I have a ton of playlists (put that's a separate proble
  8. iMessage Workflow V3 My workflow has been easily surpassed by others, please use theirs ---------> http://www.alfredfor...red/?hl=unicall However, I'm updating this workflow to Alfred 3 for posterity's sake. Sorry for taking so long guys... Archive Change log: 2/12/2017 - Because of a specific error, I've updated this app. Alongside the minor bug, thanks to Amos Manneschmidt's workflow "Call or SMS contact", I learned how to use OSX's built in Contact app to feed out contacts. Furthermore, I updated this app to be compatible with
  9. Custom Terminal AppleScripts to Integrate iTerm and Alfred iTerm version 3 beta: The iTerm 3 beta version is the same version we have had for quite some time, which is also known as 2.9. Therefore the v2.9 branch of the script will work just fine with the v3 (aka 2.9) beta and v3 when it is released (any major changes to iTerm's applescript not withstanding). In a blog post released recently (19th August 2015) Vero (Alfred's Mum ) has announced that as of the next version of Alfred, these custom terminal scripts will be the available mechanism for integrating Alfred and iTerm: "
  10. I've created a workflow that adds a reminder to a pre-determined list in Reminders. E.g. if I type "buy Apples" into Alfred, it adds the item "Apples" to the list called "shopping list" in Reminders. The workflow uses an AppleScript to create the reminder. The workflow looks like this: "Keyword > Run AppleScript > Post Notification" This is the AppleScript: on alfred_script(q) tell application "Reminders" tell list "Einkauf" set newremin to make new reminder set name of newremin to q end tell end tell end alfred_script If I run this script by it
  11. I'm thinking specifically of maybe an applescript command that would let you pass input to a text based service and get the output from it.
  12. I know this is a total noob question, but how do I pass the contents of the clipboard to an Applescript that I want to trigger in Alfred? I have a script that works fine if I copy some text to the clipboard and then run the script. Now that it works, I would like to be able to trigger the script from Alfred. I just cannot work out how to pass the contents of the clipboard to the script, the first line of which is `set theText to the clipboard`. Is there a way to select the text in the document and then trigger the script? I suppose that would mean changing the first line, but that's no pro
  13. I am using the 'Play song' from iTunes as a workflow. The debugger shows" I know this is an issue with Mojave and the new 'sandbox' security bubble they put around interacting with the OS; I just don't know how to give it access. Alfred is already enabled in the seurity section. Any thoughts?
  14. I have a very basic question about how script filters work that I haven’t been able to find a direct answer to on this forum or on Alfred’s support page. To be fair, there’s a ton of fantastic information on both, but I simply haven’t found one dumbs its explanation down enough for me to follow it. I've been using Alfred for quite some time, but have never been able to understand much about script filters. In short, I was wondering how to get items from an AppleScript list to show up as JSON formatted items in a script filter’s output (so that I can select one of them, and have it
  15. Does just what it says on the tin: toggles Bluetooth on or off depending on the current state. It's built to work with OS X Yosemite and Yosemite alone. To use, just type bt and press enter. If Bluetooth is on, it will be turned off. If Bluetooth is off, it will be turned on. The original AppleScript was written by fartheraway in response to a question on StackExchange. I just packaged it and gave it a simple icon that will work equally well on dark and light themes. Known shortcomings: - Current state (on or off) not shown - New state not shown/notified Download “Bluetooth Toggle”
  16. Hey, I've been trying to convert this launchbar script into an Alfred Workflow. The script is meant to take the current selection of Alfred, and activate the window behind, open the "Go To Folder" dialogue, paste in the path and press enter. I got it working in the AppleScript Editor, but for some reason I can't get it to perform on through Alfred. It even opens up the "Go To Folder" dialogue but stops there each time. Do you guys have any ideas? on alfred_script(q) set filePath to POSIX file of q tell application "System Events" set theApplication to application proc
  17. Search and insert the built in or user created clippings from Alfred 3 in a flash! Download at: http://www.packal.org/workflow/script-debugger-insert-clippings
  18. With the risk of reinventing the wheel, I created a Alfred workflow that move the selected items to a group from a list of predefined (and definable in the config!) groups. The options are: - setting a hotkey (optional) - setting the trigger command (default: dtm (as in devonthink move)) - create your own list of groups sorted in most used or fixed Try it, improve on it and let me know. If there are any questions just post a comment! Download: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8mv5bcwzj8qsach/DEVONthink move item.alfredworkflow?dl=0
  19. I'm wondering if I can run AppleScript/terminal commands automatically in Alfred workflow. is that possible? any ideas?
  20. To make a long story short, I updated a workflow. It has a long action that is done by an Alfred Script object in AppleScript. In certain cases, I want to do some of the work via a python script rather than in AppleScript. To do this I added the following which checks a variable already set and if so tries to run a python script I put in the workflow folder. (The argument passed is encapsulated in quotes) --check if online and if so, use Python. if contents of online is "online" then --run script to put passage onto the clipboard do shell script "python ./get_verse.py \"" + p
  21. 2015-09-17: Major update to version 2 Alfred AppScripts Workflow List, search and run/open AppleScripts for the active application. Download The workflow can be downloaded from GitHub or Packal. The source code is also available on GitHub. Usage .as [<query>] — Show/search list of AppleScripts for the active application ↩ — Run the selected script. ⌘+↩ — Open the selected script in Script Editor. ⌥+↩ — Reveal the selected script in Finder. appscripts [<query>] — Show workflow configuration. Help – Open this file
  22. Hey I'm trying to make an AppleScript to be run from Alfred, that should quickly set a specified speaker as audio output device if it is currently connected (in example below "My Awesome Speaker"), and otherwise don't do anything. I have gotten most of the functionality down (toggling between speaker/internal speaker), but I'm having a problem in the instance that the speaker isn't connected. When this is the case, the script has already clicked on the audioMenu, making the dropdown be there until a mouse click. I thought I could make it go away by branching with an "if
  23. Hi, I have a simple workflow I’m to toggle the new Mac OS Mojave Dark Mode on and off. Create a new workflow with a keyword trigger e.g. “dark”. Set up an action to run an Apple Script: tell application “System Events” tell appearance preferences set dark mode to not dark mode end tell end tell end alfred_script However, what I’d like to do is customise the script to also toggle Aldred's appearance from "Alfred macOS" to "Alfred macOs Dark" if dark mode is enabled and then switch back to "Alfred macOS" when disabled. And if anyone knows how I'd l
  24. Update: The MWE workflow can be found here. tldr; Needed help using appplescrip to edit string, I know how to do in python. (The required workflow is working help needed to make it better.) I was writing an Alfred Workflow to render ipython notebooks `.ipynb` files nicely using nbviewer of github. For that we need to use the website: https://nbviewer.jupyter.org For example to render a ipynb file: https://github.com/bhishanpdl/pdl_practice/blob/master/a.ipynb We need to open https://nbviewer.jupyter.org and paste the above not
  25. I am trying to write an workflow that will do following things in github page: - go to the bottom of the page - click commit button The main thing is whenever we are editing a file in github online to commit the chages we have to go to the bottom of the page and click "Commit changes" button. The github does not have that button on the top of the webpage and also does not have keyboard shortcut to do that. Commiting and Pushing edited files from a terminal is pretty simple a simple bash function in `bash_profile` will do that easily, but while work
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