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  1. As I balance all sorts of projects in different fields, I create workspaces for myself using Alfred Workflows (keyword for the project opens all Apps, Websites, Finder Folders, scripts, etc. required for project). Often, there are many web pages and I creating URL actions for each is tedious. I would really love a "Open Multiple URLs" Action where I can paste in a bunch of URLs, separated by line breaks, and the action will open all of them upon trigger. Thanks for the excellent product!
  2. Google Chrome is my default browser. But as Firefox seems to have made some significant speed improvements I thought I could use both as "default browser". As it is not possible, as one can have only one default browser, I was wondering if there was a way I could set one "Open URL" action to open the url in the front browser whether it is Firefox or Google Chrome. As of today, I only can open the URL in the default browser.
  3. I often find myself wanting to AirDrop a file or iMessage an image, and I do a large portion of my file management with Alfred, however I have to dart into Finder to do these things. It would be nice if a Share action could be implemented into File Search, perhaps just another window of actions within file search, perhaps some other way.
  4. Hi! I made this workflow to help myself when I'm browsing files in Alfred and I want to share them. Here is a little Workflow to upload the selected file to Droplr. Works better if you have Droplr already open. Enjoy! Download
  5. I've created some workflows that run Python scripts stored at some specific locations. In general, everything's going fine, but there's one thing that's bothering me a bit: I'm running them by choosing "Run Script," selecting the language as Bash, and then entering the script as "/usr/bin/python script_location script_parameters." This just seems clumsy to me because Alfred actually can call the Python interpreter directly, instead of through bash like this. The problem is simply that the "Run Script" dialog has no way to specify a location of a script: you can only specify the actual
  6. This workflow lets you search the WordPress developer reference with the keyword "wpdev". Searching WordPress core made easy. Finding results is very fast because it searches in local files and doesn't need to be connected to the internet for the search . The workflow checks every 2 weeks if there are new updates in WordPress core. Or you can check manually for updates with the "wpdev update" keyword. Example of a function search Download Last update of this workflow: WordPress 5.5 Download the workflow h
  7. I just want to be able to use "Selection in OS X" or "OS X clipboard content" arguments when I use a "Keyword" action. It means that I would type a keyword and the selection in OS X or the clipboard content would be added as an argument. A modifier key would let me decide if I want to use the "selection in OS X" or the "clipboard content". In practice, I would type my keyword, hit the modifier key I assigned + Enter and Voila. Done. Why do I need this? Because I have already set A LOT of keyboard shortcuts and might not have keyboard shortcuts combinations available. Pl
  8. I am using two macs and access my second mac via via Synergy. When in Finder, I am feed up of not being able to use Alfred to move the contents of the folder I am in to its parent folder. I have to select all of the contents, then drag and drop everything to the parent folder... What a waste of time when you could have an action actionnable via a keyboard shortcut that could do it for you in a flesh
  9. According to the official documentation, it should be possible to assigned the same hotkey to multiple actions based on what app has focus: Top tip: You can use the same hotkey for multiple actions within a single workflow. For example, you can set a hotkey to perform action A only when your browsers are in focus, while performing a different task when Mail is in focus. This can only be done within a single workflow, not across multiple ones. However, I cannot find a way to make this work. Here is what I've tried: Creating multiple copies of the hotkey I create a hotkey object and
  10. I discovered there was a "Recent Documents" action in the “Default Actions" in Actions (Features). I wanted to test it but it looks like there no "Recent Documents" in my actions...
  11. I just selected 10 files, wanted to move them in a new folder (one that doesn't already exist). It would be awesome if I could move files in a folder that do not really exist. After the "Move To" action is selected: If the folder already exists, Alfred moves the files in the folder. If the folder doesn't exist, let me type the new folder name, press enter and Alfred moves all the selected files in the newly created folder. What do you think? Or there is a better solution? @Vero? Using the buffer feature seems to be slower than the "Move To" action in this case.
  12. Hello, There are many times when I pull up a custom web search in Alfred, but I just want to copy the URL, not actually go to the web page. Is there any way Alfred can be configured to do this? Thank you! Liat
  13. Hi I am a long time user of Alfred from when it first cam out, but I haven't delved into the power pack side of things yet and wanted to be able to create an action for Alfred that will create a folder structure on my external HDD. I'm a freelance designer and for every job I create a job folder on my external HDD within a folder called jobs with a unique number and customer name . Within that I usually create some sub folders like "original files" "native files" "files to print" etc. I would like to be able to create this as a command in Alfred and didn't know if it was easy as my cod
  14. I've made more than one workflow where I wanted the ability to copy some text to the clipboard *or* open a URL in the browser (using an action modifier to trigger the URL case). In both cases, I start with a script filter, but what I want to copy to the clipboard is not the actual URL, but some different data. My script filter would like to send two pieces of information, and this is no problem to do just by concatenating them and adding a custom delimiter. The problem is that "Open URL" can only be an action and not an output. So because only one {query} is allowed, and "Open URL" has no
  15. When using the "File Selection" hotkey (e.g. Command + Option + \) to open the actions panel, Alfred copies the selected files to the clipboard. When pasting in a text editor, the selected paths' names (without their absolute path) will be pasted with a newline between each entry. When pasting into Finder, the actual files will be copied to the destination at which they were pasted. The copied files do not propagate into Alfred's clipboard history. Alfred 2 v2.2 (243) on Mac OS X 10.9.2 (13C64) Thanks to Carlos for helping find this bug
  16. I've released a workflow that allows you to quickly create a google hangout for Google Chrome users. After creating the hangout, the workflow places the hangout URL into your system clipboard. Announcement and rational: http://blog.jonathanrwallace.com/blog/2013/10/08/quickly-create-a-google-hangout-with-alfred/ Project: https://github.com/wallace/google_hangout_workflow Direct download link: https://github.com/wallace/google_hangout_workflow/raw/master/Google%20Hangout.alfredworkflow
  17. The right arrow no longer opens the Actions panel when I choose a file in Alfred. Instead, it navigates to the file folder. Problem occurs accoss all my computers with synced Alfred. I am a powerpack user. Can anybody tell me what I am doing wrong? - Jety
  18. Hi! So, here I am again with another question regarding Spotlight comments... I had a little issue with Spotlight comments after switching from Alfred 1 to Alfred 2, but those were resolved with build 2.0.2 (180) - thanks again to Andrew for the instant fix! Now Alfred 2 finds all my files, apps and folders with the corresponding Spotlight comment when I do a regular search. But there's one thing that doesn't work for me - I can't get Alfred 2 to recognize Spotlight comments in the "move to..." actions menu. To be more specific: All my folders have Spotlight comments (abbreviations mostl
  19. Hi! I was just wondering, is there any way to go 'back' when navigating in File Actions? E.g. I type "chrome", press the right arrow key, select "Copy to…", press the right arrow key, realize I'd rather choose "Move to…". The left arrow key doesn't do anything, and Esc takes me back to the initial input ("chrome", in this case). Am I missing something? If I'm not, I'd really like to see this in a future release (especially since the left arrow key isn't doing anything in this context). Thanks, Max
  20. In the workflow panel it's stated that the NSApplescript action runs on Alfred's main thread and that background Applescripts should be run with the Run Script command. What are the actual implications of that difference? In what situations would you use one over the other?
  21. Hi there First of all, I'm really enjoying Alfred's second incarnation. The workflow stuff is fantastic. I've even had a quick go at reworking an old extension for creating new folders (nothing clever). http://sdrv.ms/U8Bc6U Anyway, while fiddling with the Applescript, I wondered if it was worth adding another action that would help with the cases where you needed to input a second or third parameter through Alfred (at the moment, I'm calling a dialog up through Applescript). So, how would it work? Well when you set it up, you give the input action a name (fileLocation fo
  22. After updating to 2.0.1 (173) File Action from workflows was not listed in File Actions. It happened in my desktop and notebook. In my desktop, I deleted a File Action from a workflow then add it back and the Default Actions list was back to normal. Other topic mentioning the issue here. Note: in my initial post I mentioned Default Actions list (Alfred Preferences) but I think this list does not list workflows file actions.
  23. Been playing around a lot with creating new Workflows and wondered if there's any way to trigger an Action from another Action? For example, I want to use a keyword + {query} to create a new development site. First, I want to run a shell script silently. When that finishes, I want to open iTerm 2 to run a Terminal Command action in the foreground. At the same time, I'd like to use the Open URL action to open the local site in Chrome. From what I can tell, an Action can't trigger another Action in a Workflow. I know I can trigger them simultaneously, but the secondary actions in the Wor
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