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  1. In the Contacts prefpane, it appears that Alfred uses a http:// link by default. It's minor, but this should probably be a secure https:// link. It may also be beneficial to update this preference to support opening contacts in Apple Maps.
  2. Hello Alfreders! I am trying to write a workflow that allows me to search for a contact, and get the email address from that contact for further processing. I really like the ease of the search workflow that Vero put together, but can't for the life of me figure out how to extract the email address. Any and all ideas welcome, please. Thank you.
  3. Using Alfred4.61 [1274] "Contacts" preferences, I am unable to get the resulting email to show the name/names of the attachments. Have checked both boxes in preferences. Ideas Please
  4. I have the group saved in my Apple Contacts and Spark contacts. Is there a way to compose an email from within Alfred? The query to send everybody in my 'football' contacts group an email all at once could be something like this... football Hey everyone... I added a screenshot for looks.
  5. If I try to find contact card with non English letter for example "í", but type only "i", Alfred does not find the card. Spotlight works correctly and find the contact card. So it is not able to use Alfred in with Czech language.
  6. 2015-07-29: Version 2 released MailTo: Select multiple Contacts and/or Groups, and compose in your favourite email app Search your Contacts and compose an email to one or more recipients (or none) in your preferred email program. Also supports Groups. The main aim—versus Alfred's built-in, more comprehensive contact handling—is to make it fast and easy to select multiple recipients and especially groups. Features Search and add recipients from your Contacts database Send to Groups/Distribution Lists (they're the same thing) Also enter email addresses by hand Use any email client you want (uses system default as standard) Results prioritised by order of email addresses in Contacts Download/Installation Grab your copy from GitHub or Packal. Install in the usual fashion. Usage Keyword is @ @ + ENTER — compose a blank mail (no recipients) @ [part of name or email address] — search your Contacts for matches. You can also add email addresses not in your Contacts. ENTER/⌘+NUM — add selected email address to recipient list and go to email program TAB — add selected email address to recipient list and continue searching mailto — see and change current settings If you've entered an invalid email address, it will be removed from the recipient list when your email app is called. Supported apps In theory, MailTo should work with any email client (it uses the mailto: protocol). Tested and working with: Airmail 1 Airmail 2 Apple Mail Sparrow Thunderbird Postbox Airmail (email addresses only) Unibox MailMate Mailbox Beta (email addresses only) MS Outlook Google Chrome (if you've set a handler) Fluid single-session browsers Does not work with: Safari (it will just open your system default email client)More info Please see the documentation. Note on Groups When deciding which email address to use for members of Groups, MailTo will use the one you've specified, or then the primary email address for the contact (don't ask me how to set that; I haven't been able to figure it out), and then the first one in their list of email addresses. To specify which address to use for a contact in a Group, open Contacts and go to Edit > Edit Distribution List … Changelog 2013-10-31 Add recipient name when calling email client, i.e. "Bob Smith <bob.smith@example.com>" instead of just "bob.smith@example.com".2013-11-01 Add support for Groups Prioritise email addresses by primary status then order in Contacts Change ID (cache format has changed) Use MIT licence 2013-11-03 Change config keywords to mailtoconf and mailtohelp so they don't get mixed in with search results from the default mailto action.2013-12-03 Properly format the mailto: URL so workflow works correctly with MailMate.2013-12-06 Added built-in, app-specific support for the email clients listed above. They should now work flawlessly without any need to edit settings. Note: the settings format has changed, so all your settings (yes, both of them) have been reset. There should be no need to edit them if you're using MailTo with your default system email client.2014-03-24 Fix plist parsing problems.2014-09-13 Add support for Mailbox Beta Add new keyword @ 2015-07-29 Release V2 Supports more types of contact accounts Supports more email clients Users can add support for their own clients 2016-02-10 Add support for MS Outlook Add support for Airmail 2 Remove duplicates based on name and email address
  7. Is there a way of setting up Alfred so that when I do a search for a contact using Alfred, that I can actually open the contact in the Contacts app? It currently give me the option to open it in Alfred, but I'd like the option to open the contact in the actual Contacts app. Thank you in advance! -Jim
  8. Hi ! I've looked through the forum and there's a lot about displaying contacts, but unfortunately I'm not sure it answers my question: I would like to search only in contacts but in any field of contact cards. I specify in all my contacts their skills (I work with a lot of Freelancers). Currently I use Alfred2 with contact and it works if I type 3 letters of a first or last name, but not if I type 'Motion' to find a motion designer whose name I can't recall. Can you help me, please
  9. It looks like there might be a bug impacting file filter searches for AddressBook files in Alfred 4. I’ve used this file filter since I started using Alfred, and just noticed that it no longer works in Alfred 4. In the screenshot below, you’ll find its settings: Side Note: I’ve always preferred using a file filter (keyword, more specifically) when searching for contacts because I don’t like seeing them in Alfred’s default or file search modes. To be clear, if I go back to Alfred 4’s settings - either its default or file search settings - and add “contacts”, they will show up in those searches. However, these files will not show up in the file filter (i.e., it appears to be a file filter and not a permissions problem). Thanks for your help!
  10. Hey! My workflow parses query result from web request to internal database of employees to quickly find the right person. Thing is I want to output person like a contact - to quickly compose mail or message or call that person, based on retrieved info. 1. So I get query result from api, Like this: 2. Then when I press enter on the right result I want to get full contact info (same as default contacts search in alfred) Like this: Script Search filter only allow to specify file or default in json. What can I do to achieve result like this? Is this possible?
  11. Contacts Feature: I would like to copy both the person's name AND their address from Contacts. Currently you have the option to copy the person's name to the Clipboard and another option to copy the address to the Clipboard, but not both... I cannot seem to get the Clipboard merge to work to combine both the name and address, but even if I got that to work, I'm having to re-initiate Alfred a second time which is cumbersome. Thanks! Love Alfred 2.0! Stan
  12. Hi smart people, When I search and find contact in Alfred (v3.7), it launches Contacts instead of showing it in Alfred like it used to. I'm running 10.14.1 (Mojave), and have Accessibility, Contacts and Full Disk Access checked/allowed in Privacy under Security & Privacy. Within Alfred, "Open Contacts in Alfred" is checked under Contacts and Default Results. Any help in resolving this will be appreciated! Thanks!
  13. Hi guys, is there any way to only search for contacts if you for instance type "c" first (or any prefix). Like "c john smith" would give me the contact viewer with john smith, while just "john smith" would simply launch the browser/search engine? (I don't want to enable "contacts" in default search results, because it would clog up the results, but I would also like the built-in contacts handlers).
  14. Is it possible to configure Alfred to always use Google Contacts when searching Contacts? As a heavy Google user, currently I have to export from Google Contacts to Apple Contacts app to ensure Alfred recognizes my contacts. I'm curious if there's a workaround. Thanks for any and all help!
  15. Why alfred is keep asking for contacts access with every boot? Also, when you say okay, it is still now able to search contacts. I have checked all security and privacy preference and alfred feature checkbox and regular check points. Still same issue. i also downloaed the version directly from alfred website. any suggestion?
  16. How do I set up a workflow to choose a specific contact in Contacts and send that person a message via the Messages app? (Akin to how Alfred allows a user to email a specific contact.) I started a new workflow that launches the Messages app, and I tried to add a Contact Action, but that doesn't exactly work: Contact Action comes before, rather than after, Messages -- and I want Messages to start first and enable a specific contact to be used as the input. I welcome advice and suggestions. Thanks!
  17. Hello I'm a new advanced user on alfred with powerpack. I use also contact module. A missing feature would be to be able to find in contact details. Some use cases : * looking for identity on a missing call : I can not look for a contact from its phone number * looking for a company contact, when I've forgotten his name * looking for a note : I look for a contact from a keyword stored in contact notes Would be great if it would be available, in particular linked with Google Contacts. We can find this feature, for example, in dashboard pane in macos with contacts widget. This feature is available on Contact Filter plugin but is not resilient : not available to have a kind of "LIKE" operator : if phone number is stored as "+337 27 36 356 22", you will find nothing if you type "7273635622" or "+337273635622" ... Regards
  18. As the title says, every time I start my computer or Alfred, it keeps asking for accessing to Contacts: AFAIK, this box should only pop up the first time Alfred starts. Can anyone figure out what happened? Thanks,
  19. I love contacts preview and the fact that I can search for a person through Alfred and get a quick glance over where the person lives, what his social media accounts are, his website and notes I made. The only thing I wish if Alfred was more intelligent about these links. For example here is my Contact card : I can make actionable urls and that is great but I just wish that clicking on the twitter handle of the contact would bring up TweetBot with that profile name, if user has no Twitter Client, than a webpage opens. I use this to open url links in TweetBot (http://robmathers.github.io/tweetbotlinks/) so perhaps if you make that field actionable with url, then TweetBot will open for that link. I wish to have it work for LinkedIn, Facebook and Flickr. You can skip MySpace Thank you. I also really wish there was a modifier hotkey to go from here : With a modifier key, straight to Contacts app itself with the user in focus. I also really wish to make a contact filter action that when activated will only search through my contacts. I have a lot of contacts in the Contacts app and I don't want to mix my Alfred search with contacts but I still want to search for them. A dedicated contact search filter would be amazing. I hope these are all possible to do. Thank you a lot.
  20. Hi, I'm on OS X 10.10.5 and Alfred is on v2.8.3. I've noticed that Alfred doesn't search Contacts with an accent-insensitive collation like Spotlight does. I have a contact entered as "Rob Muñoz". Using Spotlight, I can search with "Munoz" and he will come up. Alfred won't do the same. Now the interesting thing is Alfred's folders and files search logic does seem to use an accent-insensitive collation. After creating two folders named "TestFolder" and "TestFölder", both will show up in a "show" or "open" search when using the terms "folder" or "földer". So, it seems the issue may be specific to Contacts alone. Thanks for an awesome product! Best, Trevor
  21. We could use an AppleScript like this for Chrome. I modified this simple script: https://github.com/mobjack/MacChromeCalendarFocus Still having a little trouble focusing the correct window. If anyone can help on that please let me know what's missing: tell application "Google Chrome" repeat with w in windows set i to 1 repeat with t in tabs of w if URL of t starts with "https://inbox.google.com/" then set active tab index of w to i set index of w to 1 tell application "Google Chrome" to activate tell application "System Events" keystroke "c" end tell return end if set i to i + 1 end repeat end repeat open location "https://inbox.google.com/" tell application "System Events" keystroke "c" end tell end tell tell application "Google Chrome" to activate
  22. Alfred 2.8.3 (433) / OS X 10.11.2 As noted in this thread, Alfred doesn't find contacts from Google accounts in normal (non-Spotlight-metadata) mode. I've confirmed it with my own Google account. It appears to be an issue with Alfred, as my MailTo workflow, which uses the AddressBook API, finds 'em just fine. Spotlight metadata mode works just fine with Google contacts.
  23. I can see in the Preferences that I can set another app to open a contact, other than Apple 'Contacts'. But I don't know how! The URL Handler field in Contacts preferences shows "addressbook://{uid}" I want to open contacts in BusyContacts, but I have discovered that I don't just put "BusyContacts" where the field has {uid}. So what do I do? Thanks, Kevan
  24. Hello, since Apple has removed the Pages.app function to fill out placeholders by drag'n'drop a contact-card from Address-Book.app, I wonder if anyone has created a workflow to substitute this kind of function. I will try to describe the workflow by giving it the name "Contact to Pages" Workflow 1. Setup placeholders in Pages e.g. "city": - in Pages select a word and go to Menu -> Format -> Advanced -> Define as placeholder text - now switch to the right panel -> More and remane the Script Tag "None" to "city" 2. Fire "Contact to Pages" workflow in Alfred which will prompt another entry to search for a contact 3. After finding the contact hit "Return" and the contact data will be filled into the placeholders fields which contain the appropriate placeholders. - in this case only the "city" of that contact will be filled Do you get the idea? I think especially for people who need to write letters a lot using Pages.app, this would save a lot of time. (sorry for my bad english, I'm from Germany) I searched the forum and other resources but didn't find a workflow like this. My programming skills are not existing unfortunatly. Have a perfect week, Sascha
  25. HI Sending an email doesn't seem to work. The search element works fine, but when I hit return on a contact it switches to my mail app and doesn't open a new email. This happens if I hit return on starting a blank email or if I have found a contact with Alfred and hit return. In both instances mail becomes the active app, but nothing happens, no new mail is started. I'm on the latest version of Alfred. I'm using Yosemite 10.10.3 (14D136), and Mac Mail Version 8.2 (2098) as my default mail client. thanks
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