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  1. When searching, Command+[Number] opens a folder in Finder (rather than navigate into the folder), even though in Alfred's preferences>File Search>Navigation, "Use [return key] to open folders in Finder" is unchecked. Strangely, when I run "Previous Path", the Command+[Number] navigates into the respective enumerated folder, which is the behavior that you'd expect. I tried checking and unchecking "Use [return key] to open folders in Finder" and restarting Alfred, but that doesn't resolve the issue.
  2. Would be great there's an option to turn on vim navigation (h,j,k,l). This would probably replace ctrl + n / ctrl + p.
  3. In Finder, if a file name is longer than the column containing it, it is truncated with a '…' in the middle, so you can see the file extension and other important data found at the end of the name. Alfred puts the ellipsis at the end of the column, so I can't tell whether I'm looking at com.runningwithcrayons.Alfred or com.runningwithcrayons.Alfred-2 Just a suggestion
  4. I'd like to be able to see the preview pane with the search results ( say while using 'find' ) like the preview shown while navigating paths . Currently i need to press SHIFT or Command-Y over each result . Is this possible as an preference option or a workflow option ?
  5. Hello, I rely on Alfred exclusively for traversing my file system - opening files and folders with Finder, that is. The problem is that every new folder that I open - unless it already is - is opened in a new tab. Since I jump to and from my Mac's directories like a wild ferret, a simple browsing session results in dozens of Finder tabs. Is there ANY way to make folders open in a current/most recent Finder tab? This would be a real lifesaver. Path Finder behaves likes this out of the box and it's really nice, but the rest of that software is so buggy I couldn't use it anymore. Thanks!
  6. Background I often find myself landing deep within some website structure, e.g. http://www.thedomain.com/subpage/anothersubpage/imhere. I'd now like to press a keyboard shortcut to jump up to http://www.thedomain.com. Let's call it an ease-of-life feature. Problem I've tried for several hours to get this workflow going, but have realised that my programming skills are too weak/non-existent. Steps (according to my n00b mind) Get URL from active browser tab (this is the part that's running, thanks to input from this forum. It's using an Applescript) Analyse the URL and chop off everything after the third "/". (Using RegEx? I've seen similar things done with Ruby, but I know little to nothing about both topics) Replace current tab URL with "home URL", reload browser. (Not there yet...) Questions If feels wrong to use an Applescript and then send the output into a Ruby script for further processing. Is it possible to solve my problem using one language? I've got horrible problems getting how variables get set up in a script and how to send them on in the workflow. Especially with different languages. Is there a good place to learn about this? Any input to this problem is highly appreciated. Thanks!
  7. Hello, in macOS 10.13.3 alfred navigation can't into next file path. like /Library/Application Support/ it well stop at /Library, can't into application support How to solve it ?? thanks for your read. ps. I am not english speak, so my english poor, if grammar error. I am sorry.
  8. In Alfred's filesystem navigation mode, the entire right half of the file list is given over to a preview, with filenames being truncated to make room for it. In common situations, the preview adds nothing useful, while the truncation takes a whole lot of important data away: In such situations, it's both easier and faster to scroll through the contents in Finder, where I can see the complete filenames, instead of going through them one-by-one in Alfred so I can see the full name at the bottom of Alfred's window. Being able to turn off the preview, so I could see the filepath, would fix that. If I want to see a preview, I can hit ⇧.
  9. Hi, Is it possible to add this feature? It would be really nice if we had hotkeys like delete file/folder in navigation mode. For instance: cmd + delete. Like standard hotkey in mac os for removing files. It's really convenient. I used to have this in other similar extension. What do you think?
  10. When searching in Alfred, I would love to be able to open the location of files/directories in the Finder from the search results I'd also like to be able to right click on them and get a context menu as you would the finder or on the desktop. I did a search on this forum and came across something where users can press the right arrow to get the path, but this would be a bit of a pain to manually open the finder, Go > Go to Folder, paste in the path. I imagine it would not be hard to get a script to make this happen although it'd be a bit hacky. I'd like to see these implemented as built-in features. Consider this an opportunity to implement a feature that most people would appreciate even if they take it for granted.
  11. Hello, I love the navigation and file actions features in Alfred and would like to be able to access them immediately, from the Finder. However, the built in option for this isn't working for me. Under Features->File Search->Actions->File Selection, the text states "Use this hotkey to show the actions panel for the currently selected files in OS X." However, although I've tried setting this hotkey to many various keyboard combinations, all it ever does is open the Info window in the Finder for the currently selected files. (It's equivalent to pressing ⌘I.) I've also tried creating a workflow with the output action "Browse in Alfred" with identical results (the Info window in Finder). Even when using the template "File System Navigation for Specified Path" and just setting the hotkey (changing nothing else), the workflow just opens the Finder Info panel rather than browsing in Alfred. Both of these things (file actions menu, and browsing in Alfred) are things I would LOVE to have a single keystroke to access from the Finder for any selected files or folder. Right now I can't do it. Since I don't see anyone else complaining, maybe it's something wrong with my configuration, but I don't see what it could be that's wrong.... I'm using v2.0.5 on a 2011 MBP running Mac OS Lion 10.7.4. "About Finder" shows Finder Version 10.7.3. Any help, please?
  12. When scrolling while navigating inside a folder, the preview pane on the right half of the window flickers. I am using the default Alfred 3 theme (white+purple).
  13. This is a workflow to activate the dock (even if hidden) and navigate it with arrow keys and enter-key. I know i know, Alfred is all about making the dock redundant. But I find myself reaching for the dock juuust often enough that it'd be nice to access it without using a mouse or trackpad. The workflow uses a keyword "dock", or a hotkey "ctrl+D", of course this can be changed to whatever suits you. The workflow activates a script that basically mimics the keystroke: fn+ctrl+F3. For some reason it only worked after i removed the fn-key from the script, don't know what that's about. I'm not at all a coder, so feel free to modify and re-post! Can't figure out how to upload file (...) so here's a link to it https://copy.com/StKxMpHB1Fw4byX2 Thanks to Alfred for being Alfred, Love Rickard
  14. So I read how Alfred propagates a list of folders that you have visited when you use the Move or Copy feature. My question is, how or when is this list cleared? I futzed a Move and now have /Volumes in the list. Uh.. How can I clear /Volumes or is there a keyboard shortcut to delete folders from this list?? Or is there some way to clear the list (except for the default folders I first saw?
  15. So... I'm an electronic musician with a lot of MIDI apps and utilities, so I'm making a MIDI workflow to suit my ends. All is working, but as I want to support quite a number of actions, I'm having difficulty having the actions being displayed in order when I type in the workflow name. Being able to such would really speed things up for me. Unimaginatively enough, the workflow name and keyword is MIDI. When I type MIDI (any case), I want any of the 10-15 actions supported by that workflow to be listed in the order I have declared them in the workflow, in the drop down list beneath the keyword search bar. Obviously, as MIDI is such a common word in this area of things, I have tons of MIDI apps with MIDI in the title. As a result, Alfred lists a combination of these MIDI apps in and alongside the MIDI actions I've created in the MIDI workflow, which is confusing. Obviously, I could change the keyword to M or something, but thats too easy So- with file search for example, I can navigate to a folder and see a list of folders and files that are contained within any matches, or actions which can be performed upon a selection, if you check out the file search screen shot at http://support.alfredapp.com/features:file-search. I'm hoping for something similar in terms of UI exploration of actions available withiin a workflow. Is there any such thing as 'Action Navigation' in Alfred, such that if I type in the name of an workflow, that all of its actions are listed without any interruption from any matching application or file names? Hope that makes sense. Seems likes the kind of thing that Alfred would do, but just can't find any way of doing so. Let me know if you want any more info. Thanks!
  16. Hey, I've been using the new v2 beta since it's launch. I've been impressed with the features and the possibilities and flexibility of the workflow system, it allowed me to replace TextExpander and Keyboard Maestro to a certain extent and I'm a big fan of less. But there is a feature I really miss from LauchBar when navigating the file system. Let's say I have these folders, and I'm navigating them in Alfred. /A Blue Sky Haze /Red River /Purple Haze I remember the folder I'm looking for had something to do with Haze, and I start writing it by pressing "H", it gives me an empty results. Since It's not word matching the actual folder names but checking if the folders there start with the letter "H". I'd love to keep the great abbreviation matching system that Alfred has also available when navigating through the file system with Alfred, as it would really make it easier navigating some larger folder and company servers when project numbers and such are involved? What do you guys think?
  17. Sometimes when a search for a word, Alfred shows me different results but with the same name so, if I need to select the second o third result, I have to use the arrow keys and then press tab. The point is that it could be annoying move the hand to the arrow keys to select a result. I suggest to add cmd+j and cmd+k shortcuts to navigate in the showed results as a kind of VI mode.
  18. Let say I am in the Alfred's actions list with one file selected and I want to go back to the navigation folder. Hint: I don't want to do the whole navigation again
  19. I noticed if I browse in Alfred to /Volumes/, I can select volumes from the list (flash drives or whatever), but the file actions menu for them doesn't include "Browse in Alfred." This seems silly, since I can obviously browse the volume by typing ⌘-down arrow. Shouldn't this be in the file actions list also?
  20. I had earlier posted about this here: http://www.alfredforum.com/topic/2719-browse-in-alfred-shows-finder-info-window-instead/ I'm making a new topic because I better isolated the trouble (as described in my final post in that topic). What's happening is that the hotkey to activate the File Actions menu from the Finder just gets remapped to "⌘I". So when I try to use that hotkey, I just see the Finder "Info" panel for the selected files instead of the list of Alfred actions. The hotkey setting I am talking about is under Features -> File Search -> Actions, and it's at the very bottom of the window, labeled "File Selection" with a note: "Use this hotkey to show the actions panel for the currently selected files in OS X." The reason I know it's getting remapped is if I go into settings and set the hotkey to any key combination (it doesn't matter what) and then press that key combination again, the little box shows ⌘I as the new hotkey. If I press the shortcut again, it will toggle back and display what the key combination actually is that I pushed. (I know this sounds confusing without screenshots, but I don't see an easy way to post those....) Why on earth is this happening and how can I stop it?
  21. Hi, in LaunchBar there is a nice way to navigate System Preferences through the interface. A menu opens with all the preference panes (General, Desktop, Dock...) and you can choose the one you want with keyboard arrows or with typing the first letters of specific preference pane. Is it possible to do something like that in Alfred? If I go into Preferences with right arrow it shows me just the "Contents" folder. (Also if I search for a specific preference pane in Alfred it doesn't even show up.) What is the quickest way to navigate System Preferences in Alfred? Thank you.
  22. In file navigation, I don't like remembering when I can use ↩ to enter a directory (e.g. move operations vs. normal navigation). ⌘↓ is nice, but I usually end up removing my hands from typing position to hit that hotkey. It only takes one ⌫ to exit a directory. It would be awesome if typing a single / would enter a directory. Thanks
  23. I think every Alfred power-user is keyboard Geek. We want to navigate through OS X using keyboard shortcuts as much as possible because it is fast as hell comparing with mouse actions. So why don’t make navigating through Alfred Preferences tabs faster by using keyboard shortcuts to switch them? I really like the idea of switching tabs in Mac App Store app using Cmd+1 … Cmd+5.
  24. I pasted '/Users/Tyler/Library/Developer/Xcode/DerivedData/QSUIAccessPlugIn-fwmlhjvvmkoxcccakiouzkfnllst/Build/Intermediates/QSUIAccessPlugIn.build/Debug/UI Access.build/Script-E1022B2806B3475D00299BEC.sh: line 2: /Tools/bltrversion: No such file or directory ' (an error from Xcode, whitespace included) into Alfred. I then backspaced until '/Users/Tyler/Library/Developer/Xcode/DerivedData/QSUIAccessPlugIn-fwmlhjvvmkoxcccakiouzkfnllst/Build/Intermediates/QSUIAccessPlugIn.build/Debug/UI Access.build/Script-E1022B2806B3475D00299BEC.sh' was left, which activated File Navigation (as expected). I then hit Cmd-A (to highlight the input) and pasted the original string back into the Navigation window. Alfred remained in Navigation mode instead of returning to 'normal' mode. Alfred v2.0.1 (173) on OS X 10.8.3. Replicated: yes
  25. Being able to navigate into aliases and symlinks is really handy, but sometimes I find myself wanting to navigate back. Is that currently possible? If I navigate from the Desktop into an alias (on the Desktop) which is (for example call Car Receipts and actually located at ~/Documents/Receipts/2012/Car Receipts) Alfred will show the full path of ~/Documents/Receipts/2012/Car Receipts. If I hit the left arrow or Backspace it will go back 1 level (from Car Receipts to 2012, then to Receipts etc.) But is there any way to navigate back from the Car Receipts alias to the Desktop folder? If not please consider adding the ability to do this.
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