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  1. v3.6 [903] - High Sierra 10.13.3 Steps to reproduce: - trigger the clipboard viewer - choose an entry then Cmd+S to create a snippet from this entry - give the snippet a name, then save The snippet you just supposedly created is nowhere to be found :-/
  2. Hi All Apologies if this has already been dealt with (I have searched and not found any conclusive answer on the forum). Is there a way to have curly bracket placeholders other than {query} - specifically {clipboard:0}, {clipboard:1}, {clipboard:2}, ... - evaluated within a php script? It appears that {clipboard:7} does not get evaluated upon initialisation like {query} does, but rather remains a placeholder right up to the moment where it is passed to some Alfred output such as Large Type, and only then is the clipboard value retrieved from the DB. Code example: $query = "{query}"; // $query has been assigned the value passed to the script $i = 7; $history_item = "{clipboard:$i}"; // $history_item has not been assigned any value from the clipboad stack - it holds the literal string value '{clipboard:7}' That means I can't access, search, and manipulate the clipboard history items within my code. Will I need to query clipboard.alfdb manually, or is there a simpler solution? All help appreciated
  3. Hello, Using Alfred 3 + Powerpack on Sierra, all latest versions, using the Clipboard, I am able to copy text and copy images, but as soon as the copied item includes both text (arrow below) and an image (red box below), Alfred only displays the text in the clipboard history. Thank you for your time and help this is what I wanted to copy: one line of text (underlined + arrow) + image below (in box)
  4. Hello, When I copy an image from my screenshot software (Snagit), I can directly past it in another place (it confirms that the image is well copied), but it is not correctly stored in the Clipboard history of Alfred as you can see in the following screenshot (and if I try to paste it from the Alfred clipboard history, it does not works) : Alfred 3.6 - Build 903 macOS 10.13.3 NB : I did not have this issue with my previous clipboard manager (Paste).
  5. Hello, I don't use Alfred currently to manage my clipboard (I use the app Paste) for one single reason : In Paste, I can select multiple results (with the shift key) to paste all the results at the same time, which seems to be impossible in Alfred. Is there any solution to do that in Alfred, or is it planned in a future release ? This topic is about the clipboard, but I have exactly the same issue with Chrome bookmarks results in Alfred : I would like to be able to select more than one result to open the selection in several tabs (my workaround today is to create workflows, but it would be way more efficient to just be able to select multiple results for your search, like selecting multiple files in Finder). Anyway, thanks for this great app that I use everyday. Edit : Added a video
  6. Hi guys! I keep seeing a weird little issue with Alfred 3.5.1 and I just wanted to ask if you've heard about it before: Oftentimes when I wake my MacBook Pro from sleep in the morning, Alfred's clipboard viewer will be stuck on the screen, with Alfred not responding to shortcuts or anything like that - I can move down the clipboard list (so the viewer is at least responding to the arrow keys), but I cannot do anything else with Alfred and I cannot make the clipboard viewer go away, no matter what I do. It stays on top of everything else and just sits there, the only way to get rid of it is to quit Alfred via the menu bar item. I guess the issue first came up a couple of months ago (I'm pretty sure it was after Alfred 3.5.1 was released) and it always goes away without me doing anything and then comes back a couple of days or a week later. For the last couple of days the clipboard viewer has been stuck on screen consistently every morning - and while it is not a problem or a big deal at all and just a tiny little bit annoying, I figured I'd ask in the forum if this has been mentioned before. I couldn't find anything via the forum search, so I started a new topic. Thanks & cheers, Anna - Alfred 3.5.1 - macOS Sierra 10.12.6 - MacBook Pro Retina, 15", mid 2015
  7. Right now Alfred allows full fuzzy matches for app names only, e.g. pto -> Photos. This leads to inconsistent results, when searching for files and also clipboard, snippets etc. I would really like an option to enable the same behavior everywhere, so I can type for instance errcod -> ErrorCodes. Are there any plans to implement this in the future?
  8. Contrary to many who ask for unlimited clipboard history, I prefer to keep mine trimmed down. Right now I go through the list once in a while and delete items which I won't reuse at all. However I sometimes end up deleting something useful. My request is to be able to star items in the clipboard history, so they can be skipped when doing a "clear history".
  9. Hi! I am using the clipboard manager Unclutter. When writing a workflow for pasting generated passwords, they keep showing up in the clipboard list, despite me checking the box "Mark item as transient in clipboard", when using the Copy to Clipboard Output. macOS 10.13.1 Alfred v.3.5.1[883]
  10. Saves the selected text to a file. The new text adds to the old one. Download You find an interesting quote that you would like to keep. Usually you copy the text, run the reader and paste the text. And with Alfred you can select the text and press the hockey. All. How it's done: 1. Create a Hotkey trigger. 2. As an option, select Selection in macOS. 3. Create Outputs → Write text File. 4. Connect them. 5. Prescribe the path to the text file, in which you will save everything. 6. Choose Append on the right, so that the new text does not erase the old one, but was added. 7. In the main field, insert the following: {datetime: medium} {clipboard} Automaton, when you have selected the text and clicked hotkey, the text file will be added with the selected text, but the current date and time will appear before it. You can create a diary and write to it. And you do not care which application you're writing in, even in the address bar. ## – for markdown.
  11. In the settings, it says that you can merge two adjacent clipboard items by pressing cmd and double tapping C. This does not seem to work as described, and instead only copies the selected item to the clipboard. It is possible that I am misreading the instructions, as they are somewhat confusing, but then I would request that the instructions be changed? Thanks so much
  12. Accessing clipboard history crashes Alfred

    Alfred crashes each time I try to access the clipboard manager. macOS 10.13.1, iMac 27" 5K late 2015. The gif is below. Alfred build: 3.5.1 It's only happened since the latest macOS update. https://imgur.com/LQ90oHm
  13. Friends How do I copy the path of selected file to clipboard? Thanks amigos Migs
  14. I have my clipboard history shortcut set to Cmd+Alt+V - this makes more sense to me than Cmd+Alt+C, because it is another way to paste, not copy (hence option added to Cmd+V paste shortcut). The only downside is that this clashes with Cmd+Alt+V used to move items in Finder. But I never use Clipboard History in Finder, is there a way to selectively disable it? (perhaps this is a feature suggestion) Any other workaround?
  15. So I was using Google Drive to sync Alfred. I transitioned to Google Drive File Stream, which changed the path for syncing. I updated the path in Alfred Preferences : Advanced. Every since then Alfred has not been working correctly. For example, it no longer collects clips from the clipboard. The clipboard history is showing clips that are several days old (about the time I changed the path for syncing). Is this coincidence? None the less, I could use some help getting the clipboard back up and running.
  16. I use the clipboard and snippets a lot for work, and we often test our websites in different Operating Systems and Browsers by means of VirtualBox. I use automatically expanding snippets to save time, but I noticed the snippets and the clipboard do not work inside of VirtualBox. I've used a program called aText (https://www.trankynam.com/atext/), which is able to paste into VirtualBox, so I believe it's possible.
  17. clipboard access

    i would like to access the clipboard content from the terminal command so that i can pass it as an argument. but when i tried to access the same it is literally printing the {clipboard:1}. Please help me on this regards, cd "{query}" echo {clipboard:1} git difftool --dir-diff "{clipboard:1}".."{clipboard:2}" output in the terminal {clipboard:1}
  18. A clipboard peek window

    It looks like a similar FR was suggested a few years ago, but I didn't see any responses: To re-iterate, I'd find it useful to have a window of the clipboard that's always visible. It'd save me a context switch to view the window (even with a hotkey).
  19. Hi! Right now, if I copied something to the clipboard and I want it not to expire, I have to go into the snippets preferences, add a new snippet etc. I'd like Alfred to have a predefined "Pinned" snippets list and to be able to add items to it by using a keyword/shortcut on a selected item in the clipboard history. Of course these items would have no "keyword".
  20. sprunge workflow

    This is my first attempt at a workflow, and frankly I'm a bit embarrassed by it. I just wanted something simple that takes the contents of the clipboard and uploads it to sprunge (pastebin type website). It will take the resulting URL and send it back to your clipboard for easy sharing. I would love some feedback on how to improve it as I have no idea what I'm doing! In addition to sending the URL to your clipboard it would be neat to have it give some kind of notification center feedback or large print feedback, but I wasn't sure how to best implement that. https://github.com/mlindgren80/alfredsprunge Thanks for looking!
  21. Change clipboard case

    Hey all, just published a little workflow so that I can change the case of the text in the clipboard quickly. The code is here: https://github.com/derBingle/alfred-change-case. It requires nodejs, so if you have it already, you can install via npm install -g alfred-change-case Screenshot: : Would love any feedback/suggestions!
  22. This workflow simply: 1. save clipboard to a temporary file 2. open that temp file with MacVim 3. Waiting for you to finish editing (by default, you have 30s to edit) 4. Send edited content to clipboard GitHub repo, download from GitHub
  23. Does anyone know how would I go about passing the contents of the clipboard created in an Alfred workflow to another app, such as Keyboard Maestro? The last step of my Alfred workflow calls my Keyboard Maestro macro (via AppleScript), but nothing happens. I'm either not passing the clipboard correctly, or I'm not calling Keyboard Maestro correctly. (Basically, what I'm trying to do is search for a contact via Alfred, and then pass the email address of the contact over to a Keyboard Maestro workflow to apply some regex to it to convert it to a URL, which is then opened). I've uploaded a screenshot of my workflow, along with the details of the 2nd and 4th steps. (Please ignore the Placeholder title, subtext, etc - I pilfered that from another workflow and haven't changed it yet). I admittedly am a complete novice when it comes to Alfred workflows, so my work is probably painfully bad.
  24. For some reason the 'Auto paste on return' function of the Alfred clipboard stopped working for me a couple of days ago. I didn't realise how much I rely on it until it stopped working The clipboard window opens as normal when I hit the shortcut, but the selected entry isn't pasted when I hit return. I don't really know how to go about debugging this - has anyone had a similar issue? Thanks Adam
  25. macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Alfred v3.4 [850] LibreOffice Alfreds clipboard history seems to interfere with LibreOffice. When clipboard history is enabled pasted text to LibreOffice will always be the last thing copied in LibreOffice. When Alfred is not running everything works fine. Disabling Clipboard history also seems to solve this. I can't reliably reproduce this. It always happens when I work with LibreOffice, but I can't pinpoint the exact event, that triggers this bug. One interesting observation: This also affects TextExpander snippets. Inserting any snippet will paste the same text that was copied from inside LibreOffice before.