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  1. The "Force quit applications" is a nice OS X built-in application. The great thing is you can select more than one application at the same time. I would like to be able to use Alfred and its "quit" and "force quit" commands to quit more than one application at the same time. In other words, selecting more than one application just like I can select more than one file/folder with the "buffer" feature. One could use the same modifiers keys of the buffer feature. In practice: 1°) I open Alfred search bar, 2°) I type "quit", 3°
  2. Have created a hotkey which opens an application. Want to add to it an Alfred command which activates a menu item in that application. Copy of my workflow is attached Have added to my workflow a keyboard command which call the shortcut keystrokes for that menu item. Workflow I created doesn't do that. What am I doing wrong? Thanks.
  3. Windows switcher Description The workflow can be used to switch between the many windows in the current desktop. It's really easy to use, you can switch to a specific named window using the keyword swin <name of the process or name of the window>. Then a list with the following informations about the results will appear: Process Application name When you open one result, by pressing Enter on it, the selected window should be opened. In real the workflow opens all the windows of the process, but it puts in foreground just the selected window. With the ⌥ modifier all the windo
  4. I often find myself using the drag and drop feature of alfred, whereby I can drag an item from the list just like you can drag an file from the desktop. For example, this is how I attach email documents. This is pretty nice, but it would be really nice if I could do this with they keyboard. Is there a workflow for that? If not, does this seem like a feasible thing to do? Thanks for any help you can provide!
  5. Hey guys, If I drop a new app into my /Applications folder, the most times I want to open it immediately with Alfred (Press Shortcut and type in the first letters of the name). But often the directory is not indexed yet so I have to remove the last letter / add the last letter / remove / add / remove / add / .. because otherwise the results aren't updated. Is there a way to let Alfred watch the Applications folder so that the result is immediately available after I've dragged the new app into? I know I've probably spent more time asking this question than I ever need to wait for a new app to
  6. Hi there is there anyway to launch an application (e.g. Marked 2) with a specific path? I'm trying to open a file with an application that I wish for Alfred to launch, so something along the lines of: "marked 2 <path to file>" Should hopefully open the file in marked 2. Thanks!
  7. For whatever reason, I am unable to open the app ToDoist in Alfred. This is the only application I have had this issue with in the past 1-2 years I've been using Alfred. Here are some screenshots of what it looks like when I try to search for ToDoist (you can see the app is already open in the dock below). Any advice? Thanks! Zoë
  8. OK, so what I want is to be able to type "app" with a name of an application installed on my system, to show the version of the app in the Alfred results ... much like how in Yosemite we can type an app name and have the version/purchased date/etc listed on the right pane of Spotlight. I have had to go back to Mavericks for now as Yosemite feels so unfinished on my system. I LIKE how in Alfred I can TAB to complete an application's name with a file filter, but I can not display results of a script with a file filter unless I use large text. I have a workflow (temp) that will use th
  9. Hi Folks, I have a problem that Alfred does not lists all installed applications. There are several apps which Alfred cannot find. For example Microsoft Office Apps like Word or Lync are not listed. Let me quickly summarize what I tried so far to fix it: I checked this page: http://support.alfredapp.com/kb:indexing Spotlight is finding the apps All Spotlight Search Results are checked in SystemPref. All necessary folders are in Alfred's Search Scope (more about that later) I reloaded Alfred's Cache many times (even quit it) I think I see a small pattern here. All Apps which are in /Ap
  10. Hello there This is my first Workflow published here, I hope, that some of you will find it useful. App Install Installs Apps from your Downloads folder This Workflow is inspired by the Alfred v1 Extension from Christian Schlensker, written in Python, and set it up as an Alfred v2 Workflow. As far as I know, nobody else has ported this script over, so here we go: It searches your Downloads-Folder for any *.app, *.pkg, *.alfredworkflow, *.dmg- and *.zip-Files shows you a list sorted by most-recently-added you can search in that list by entering a string after the keyword installs the app
  11. As you can see in this little video (needed something to demonstrate) my workflow (the toggle wifi) shows up at the top about a second after the Wireless Diagnostics app shows at the top. This is quite annoying which regularly results me in accidently opening the wireless diagnostics instead of my toggle wifi workflow https://www.dropbox.com/s/khdd02ld4xkm90h/alfred_slow.mov Versions: Alfred v2.2 (243) OS X: 10.9.2, build 13C64
  12. I have Pages '09 as my main word processor. When I try to open a Pages template (using Alfred 2) that I use quite a bit, it always tells me that the template is a file that needs a newer version (Pages 5) of the program I'm running. The weird thing is that when I open this template using a shortcut program called Overflow, opens normally and into Pages '09. Why is Alfred the only program that's not letting me open this template?
  13. If you do any bug reporting, you may know what a pain it is to get version information for the application in question. Usually, it means going to the 'About' menu and copying version information from there. This workflow lets you copy and paste version information with a few keystrokes. The keyword is 'version'. Download • Packal (Beta) Example outputs: Alfred 2 v2.1.1 (227) on Mac OS X 10.9.1 (13B42) Safari v7.0.1 (9537.73.11) Mac OS X 10.9.1 (13B42) You can get version information for: The current application Any application on your disk Your operating system There are a
  14. When using Alfred to launch application, those apps does not always have their main window opened in the display on which Alfred was shown. This is confusing, you're using alfred in one display, and its action occurs in another display. It would be better if all visual feedback occured in the same display. Since mavericks, all screens have a main menu bar, and can be the primary display depending on current active window. One of the consequences of this behavior is that applications have their main window opened in current primary screen. Currently Alfred is always shown on the same displa
  15. Right now things like homebrew make symbolic links in the /Applications (or ~/Applications) folder to somewhere like /usr/local/Cellar/<package>/<version>/<Appname>.app. Now I have to go in manually to remove the symlink (public.symlink) and replace it with a finder alias (com.apple.alias-file). Other people in the bug forum just add the Cellar path to Alfred every time the version changes (way less than ideal). Alfred ignores symlinks in the Applications folders even after adding them to the "User-defined" file types in Default Results | Advanced. It allows com.apple
  16. http://imgur.com/EYuq3Ei http://imgur.com/EiQiF9T,dUo6oQz,hslqTBL,boP9zx7#3 As you can see, I have chrome installed, but when I try to launch chrome from alfred, it fails to find it. It started doing this quite suddenly a while back when it was failing to find any of the newer applications I was installing. At that time I didn't take it so seriously, and was busy, so I ignored the issue. Unfortunately, now, I fail to remember when exactly it started so I can't think of why it possibly started happening. Here are a few screenshots of my alfred settings and workflows. http://imgur.com/EiQiF9T
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