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  1. I'd like to be able to drag a file from, say, the finder onto an alfred app search result to open the file with this app. It was something I was using on quicksilver and missed on alfred from day 1 (I use alfred since 2013) and somehow never suggested the feature, probably because I was way too certain than it'd be implemented at some point.
  2. Keep a list of audiovisual content to watch and listen to. We often have series of videos and streams that we’d like to watch but not necessarily keep after, but tracking which we’ve already seen (and are thus safe to delete) can be a chore. Select in the Finder the files or directories you wish to add to your list and apply the file action Add to watchlist. If the move_on_manual_add Workflow Environment Variable is set, the items will be moved to that directory (relative to your home). Items will be prepended or appended to the list, depending on the add_item_order Workflow Environment Variable. Alternatively, call swl to add the URL in your clipboard as a stream (add ⌘ for the full playlist). You then have some options you can pick from, all starting with wl. wlp shows the list of items you can play. A reference to each subtitle section can be found at the end. wls calls wlp under the hood, but lets you first select a sort order. In both cases, ↵ plays the selection. Add ⌘ to play without marking as watched or ⌥ to rescan a directory (useful if you made manual changes to it). If the top_on_play Workflow Environment Variable is set to true, the item will be moved to the top of the list before starting playback. Items starting with ≈ are streams. They show no file size (since they aren’t taking up any space locally) and present the link they were taken from as opposed to a location on disk. To play a stream you need mpv, IINA, or VLC. An item will never be marked as watched if we can access the player’s CLI and it exits with a failure exit code. wlu shows the list of watched items. The limit of recent items in this list is controlled by the maximum_watched Workflow Environment Variable. Action an item to mark it as unwatched. Note that in the case of files it does not recover them from the trash, as there is no reliable way to do so on macOS — that step you need to do yourself. If the item has a URL origin (you’ll see it in the subtitle) add ⌘ to open the URL in your default browser or ⌥ to copy it to the clipboard. wle allows you to reorder, rename, and remove items from the list. Finally, if you use DownVid it has an option to add the downloaded video files directly to your watchlist. Subtitle reference: There are three types of items: files, series, and streams. streams can be further categorised into single item or playlist. Each result has its name as the top title. The subtitle confers more detailed information and follows this template (~ means it never shows): ≈ (4) 𐄁 22m 32s 𐄁 691M 𐄁 /Some/Path ≈. Indicates item is a stream. file: ~ series: ~ stream: Always present. (4). Number of elements. file: ~ series: Remaining audiovisual files in directory. stream: Single item: ~. Playlist: All elements. 22m 32s. Running time. file: Running time of file. series: Running time of first audiovisual file in directory. stream: Combined running time of all elements. 691M. Size. file: Size of file. series: Size of first audiovisual file in directory. stream: ~ /Some/Path. Path. file: Path of file. series: Path of directory. stream: URL. Download | Source Works well with DownVid
  3. GabeNye

    Alfred cannot find files

    I've gone through all of the recommended steps multiple times, including reindexing. I've uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times. Still the only results that return are top level folders (~/Documents), contacts, and system preference panes. When reindexing, I get to the point where it says "Press any key to close Terminal and continue..." I press a key, and it seems to finish in seconds. What's going on?
  4. I would like to have the ability to for instance type a keyword and see a list of favorite files/folders that I have created. This is not a search or filter features, it will just present a static list. thx
  5. Acidham

    Resize Image

    Resize an image, selected in Finder, to a target width by respecting image ratio. Usage Select an image in Finder, open Alfred and enter rimage and enter a value for the target width, e.g. rimage 300. The image will be resized to target width by respecting ratio. Works with .jpg and .png. http://t.cn/R42PAI2
  6. 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?
  7. I use Nylas email client. When I use the build-in function to send email through my default client (https://i.imgur.com/QNHsfIB.png), it works fine in Nylas (https://i.imgur.com/wxykDqo.png). But when I want to email selected file (https://i.imgur.com/WZ2e7Uj.png), it don't use my set default email client but opens the native mail app (https://i.imgur.com/eDsMlNR.png). Is this a known bug?
  8. get from GitHub https://github.com/jgarza9788/ShowHiddenFiles-Toggle
  9. Hi there everyone, I've just set up Alfred and absolutely love it. However can't seem to activate the ability to search for Google Docs within my filesystem. Alfred doesn't seem to recognise them. Only finds the native pages files. I use Google Docs for everything so would be great for these to show up like they do in the normal finder search. Many thanks
  10. Hi, I just installed ohmyzsh (https://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh A collection of themes and plugins to supercharge zsh. Basically, these are jst .zsh and .md files) and wanted to browse through its files and folders. All these these and plugins are installed in a folder located at ~/.oh-my-zsh I created a workflow with a file filter action but couldn't make it work. I guess it is because its files and folders are located in one hidden folder. The workflow works when the folder is renamed ~/oh-my-zsh.
  11. nikivi

    Alfred Edit Files

    Alfred Edit Files This is a simple workflow I use to quickly open files and directories I specify in a simple CSV file. You simply edit the CSV file specifying the argument you want to search for and the path to that file/folder and that's it. Download You can download the workflow from GitHub. And more information can be found in the README of the workflow. I hope you like it. 💛
  12. Hello everyone, it would be pretty cool if it would be possible to select multiple Files, Clips or whatever from the Clipboard history and paste it. For instance: I would have copied a few files and wanna paste them. Here is an example: If i could now just press Shift+Arrow down to select multiple items and then just paste them that would be awesome If there is another way then lemme know, but else this would be decent to have. Another addition to that would be the ability to change the Shortcut for adding files to the file buffer. Something like ⌘+C and ⌘+V would make the file Buffer/Navigation even better Cheers, Frozen
  13. Alfred 3.4 (850) type = file is ignored on feedback items when workflow variables are also set via arg (i.e. arg is a JSON-encoded alfredworkflow object). Run the following workflow or build your own Script Filter around the JSON feedback. You can hit right-arrow on the first item with a "plain" arg to access File Actions. File Actions don't work on the second item, however. Demo workflow. Script Filter feedback: { "items": [ { "title": "Path, no vars", "subtitle": "This works with File Actions", "type": "file", "arg": "~/Desktop" }, { "title": "Path, with vars", "subtitle": "This doesn't work with File Actions", "type": "file", "arg": "{\"alfredworkflow\": {\"variables\": {\"var1\": \"val1\"}, \"arg\": \"~/Desktop\"}}" } ] }
  14. This workflow adds a file action called "Paste." It will copy the selected file to the clipboard and then paste it in the front application. It basically automates the copy and paste process where you need to copy and paste files. It will handle multiple files, so if you have multiple files selected, it will paste each of them into the current application. Click here to download the workflow.
  15. I am trying to create a workflow that would let me do the following after hitting a keyboard shortcut : - Launch one specific .xlsb file with macros - If the this file is already opened, toggle visibility for the file. The thing is this file has macros. So, every time I hit my keyboard shortcut, Excel closes my file (without asking me if I want to save it), then opens a window where I have to select between "Enable Macros", "Do Not Open","Disable Macros". As I want to enable the macros I have to use my trackpad to select "Enable Macros". Then opens my file. At last! It would be cool if there was a way to toggle visibility for Excel files with macros the same way we can toggle visibility for applications.
  16. I am trying to move 10 .jpg files from one folder to another folder using the Alfred bar ONLY. I typed the name of the Folder my photos are in and from there I realised I can't add them in a buffer. I couldn't search for each of them and add them in a buffer as I do not know their names. (i.e 12222278678578485.jpg, 176456373.jpg, ...) For the moment, I still have to use my File manager, select the files and use the "move to..." action.
  17. royaljerry

    Create Folder Structure

    Create Folder Structure v1.0.1 This script creates a folder structure defined in a text file. Usage Select the definition text file, then open Alfred, and run “Create Folder Structure”. Definition File Syntax Create an UTF-8 encoded text file (e.g. in TextEdit), and start typing folder names, row by row, one after another. Each one must be placed in a unique row. If a subfolder is required, just indent it with a tab. Folder names can contain any legal characters the OS X supports. Example: First Folder Second Folder First Subfolder of Second Folder Second Subfolder of Second Folder First Subsubfolder of Second Subfolder Third Folder Metanames %date% - Creates a folder named after the current date. Download You can download it from this link. Feedback Feel free to contact me at royaljerry@gmail.com http://www.facebook.com/royaljerry
  18. Hey there, Recently I wanted to exclude all .png files from my file search but I did not find a way to do so. In other words I mostly use the file search feature for searching and opening my folders. Is there a convenient way to search folders only? Thanks, Yannick
  19. This Workflow allows you to easily create a new file in the Mac OS Finder by typing new into Alfred. You can also setup pre-populated templates for filetypes (instructions on my blog). I have also added a hotkey option. You can specify the hotkey from your Alfred Workflow window (I find CTRL + ALT + N works quite nicely). This is a re-write of the Alfred 1.x extension I released last year. Once again I'd like to thank Chris Kalafarski (farski) for improving the first ever version of my script. Download Workflow here (8kb). I hope you find this as useful as I do. To those who may not use Finder, I plan to add Path Finder support at some point in the future!
  20. Some file sharing services like CloudApp or Droplr have hard restrictions on their free plans like tiny file size limits or mandatory expiration time. These limitations made me migrate to Jumpshare, a powerful file sharing service with a generous free plan that includes: 2GB total free space, 250MB max filesize, no auto-self-destructing files; Supports multiple files and folder uploads; Preview over 200 file formats online without installing any software; Real-time sharing: recipients can see upload progress; once uploading finishes, they can view the file right away; Share via email directly from the app (with advanced options); Expire links after x number of days, views or downloads; Disable download so recipient can only preview the files; Powerful In-depth Analytics dashboard; Track shared files; Collections and nested folders; Jumpshare Inbox (allow anyone to send you files without signing up for an account). Before moving to Jumpshare I used to use the nice CloudApp workflow by Carlos-Sz, so after the migration I created the following workflow which works in a similar manner. ___________________________________________________ Description Upload files and folders to Jumpshare. Requirements Jumpshare installed OS X 10.9 or later 64-bit processor Usage Jumpshare workflow can be used by the following actions: Enter the keyword jmp without any argument to upload the selected items. Enter the keyword jmp with some argument to rename and upload the selected items. Select one or more items in Alfred and enter the file action Upload to Jumpshare. Select one or more items in Finder and enter a custom hotkey to upload them. Credits This workflow is partly based on CloudApp Workflow by Carlos-Sz and uses qWorkflow Library by Ursan Razvan. Download from Packal
  21. 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
  22. I'm trying to find a workflow that finds all files in my Trash folder older than xx days and force deletes them. Does anyone know of such a workflow? Also, does anyone know how to schedule a workflow to be triggered every day at a specific time? My ultimate goal is to replace Hazel with Alfred workflows.
  23. Team, Couldn't find a similar topic so here's my question: When seaching for a file (just typing part of the name or using 'find' + part of the name Alfred doesn't show the files. Example. FILE NAME: 2015-Aug-CreateHeader-01.xls SPOTLIGHT: type "createhea" -- found ALFRED: type "createhea" -- no result ALFRED: type "2015-Aug-Cre" -- found ALFRED: type "*createhea" -- found Is this works as designed? Configurable feature? PBKAC? (problem between keyboard and chair)
  24. This was going to be a feature request, but I thought others might have a different approach to solving this problem. I have a lot of subdirectories with the same generic name (like "images"), so being able to pass a little bit of the path when I'm using "Move To..." would remove the need to squint at the parent directories to find the one I want. Like if I had: 1. "~/Project/images" 2. ".../Documents/images" 3. "/Users/BeefBurger/Other/images" I could type "Documents/im" in the "Move To.." pane and it would display option 2. Let's do it picture book style: FILE SEARCH: SELECT "MOVE TO...": SEARCH WITH PATH: (I used MAMP because file searching is actually surprisingly revealing...) I hope I've explained the issue well enough. Let me know if there's another method of acheiving the same kind of thing.
  25. Is it possible to move files to a remote server when my Mac is connected to said server? I connect to my office's server (Command+K) routinely, and while it's connected I can access it like any other drive on my Mac, but Alfred doesnt seem to allow me to navigate through the server's files. Specifically I'd love to be able to copy local files to that server for backup purposes. Is this possible? or are servers just beyond the reach of Alfred?
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