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  1. When I unselect the "Include unticked tracks in Mini Player indexing" option for Music, Alfred ignores the setting, and displays all tracks including unticked ones. I tried resetting the music library by both using the button on the preferences and pressing command+r on the Alfred search. I also tried quitting and reopening the Music app, and then resetting the music library on Alfred again. (Alfred 4.3.2 on macOS 10.15.7)
  2. I am replacing my busted Mac, I have installed Alfred on my new machine and now I want to get my Preferences and all the Workflows over. But I don't want to set up syncing as I am not a fan of Dropbox. What do I need to backup from and to to get the old Preferences into and recognized on the new Mac?
  3. This is a relatively minor feature request, but I'd love it if Alfred's Bookmarks search displayed each bookmark's full folder hierarchy. At the moment, it only shows the enclosing/parent folder's name in brackets. While my folder hierarchy for bookmarks is relatively simple compared to other files, there are some areas where I'd find it incredibly helpful to get more information about the location of each bookmark (particularly with research-related bookmarks). To explain what I'm looking for, consider the following example for a bookmark to this forum, which is located in a folde
  4. Alfred version: 4.0.1 b1078 MacOs version: 10.14.5 Prefs(~/Library/Application Support/Alfred/prefs.json): { "syncfolders" : { "4" : "~/Dropbox/Alfred" }, "current" : "/Users/BorisM/Dropbox/Alfred/Alfred.alfredpreferences" } I migrated from version 3 to 4, I made the respective backup of my preferences before and all works well - all my preferences were migrated, however every time I made a change on my preferences works until I reboot the computer or I restart Alfred. I don't know if this should be part of the migration of the preferences, but the
  5. I accidentally wiped out all of my preferences and settings. I did a restore from Time Machine but somehow, the settings and preferences were still all gone from within Alfred. I still have the preferences file but I can't get it to load into Alfred. I have tried opening the file with Alfred and that didn't work. I have entered it into the search bar and hit Enter and that didn't work. I need help here to load my preferences back into Alfred. ? I am surprised that this issue has not already been addressed. It seems to me that with all of the creative brain power ex
  6. Good Day! Maybe this issue has been already raised here, but I still can't get, why I have no ability to change my web search engines. Alfred offers us only choosing the country, we live in, and it will adjust search engines by itself. But his choice doesn't satisfy me. Alfred still uses Google, Amazon and Wikipedia. I use NOTHING of these. I prefer Yandex services, that are very popular in Russia. So, it would be extremely convenient, if I had an ability (working the same as Alfred's general "Web Search" feature) to set my own web search engines. Maybe, I want five or only two prime
  7. In my Alfred Web Search preferences, I have disabled Google and Amazon, but I must be missing a checkbox somewhere because Alfred insists on putting Google and Amazon in the search results for any term that I type (see screenshots). How do I definitively disable Google and Amazon search?
  8. Hey! I am using the Dropbox auto-sync feature. How can I be sure that every time I change a setting it is saved? Both `Created` and `Modified` fields are set to the date I installed Alfred and the `Last Opened` is set to a couple of months ago where I probably double clicked the file. Is that normal? Thanks
  9. Its so time consuming to launch Alfred and then then click on the little gear icon to go to Alfred Preferences. Is there a workflow or applescript that I can assign a hotkey to open Alfred Preferences? This would help a great deal. Thank you in advance for anyone who has suggestions!
  10. Hi, this is the second time this has happened and I am getting really frustrated with it. Yesterday while using Alfred, everything was working fine, until I went to add a snippet and noticed none of my existing snippets were loading for some reason. But my snippet auto-expansion was still working ok. So I figured there had to be some 'interference', or one of the other 10 things used as an excuse when the software doesn't work properly. So I rebooted to reset everything. Except now not only do the preferences not show up, they are now not even working at all. I tried loading my A
  11. In Alfred 2, a small gear appeared in the top right corner of the pop up window that would open Alfred Preferences. The gear is gone in Alfred 3. I’ve never heard of (or used) Command + to open an app's preferences, but following those directions on another post here, I tried it. Failed again. How do I access Alfred Preferences in version 3?
  12. I think I've found a typo in Alfred Preferences > Features > File Search > Advanced I believe the proper escaped path should be 'Users/preppeller/Desktop/Andrew\'s Folder!/', i.e. the apostrophe isn't escaped and/or there's an erroneous double quote in text.
  13. I want to create a basic workflow that opens a few web pages and Alfred preferences using a keyword. I know this is possible as I created a workflow that only opens Alfred preferences in the past. But I can't make it this time. I think maybe I am trying to open the wrong file. Should I open the Alfred preferences file in my Dropbox file (I sync my preferences with Dropbox) or the one in my ~/Application Support/Alfred folder? Or any other file? Thank you.
  14. Sorry if this is a naive question. New user. I'd like to create a workflow that opens the OS X Sound control panel and then selects a particular sound output. I'm constantly switching between headphones, display, and USB output, so I'd like to automate that. Here's what I've got so far in the linked screenshot. It opens System Preferences no problem. From there, how can I get Alfred to open the Sound control panel, then output, then select one or another of the output options? In case it helps, I've attached an image of th
  15. So excited - just powered up Alfred 3. But, I don't see the gear icon in the search bar to be able to access preferences. Thank you!
  16. A UI issue for you... iMac Retina 5k 27-inch Late 2015 OS X El Capitan 10.11.3 Alfred 2.8.2 (432) Reproducible: Yes Aways: Yes Tried on other machines: No Steps to reproduce: Open Alfred preferences Click the Features tab Click the Terminal / Shell section Change the Application dropdown to be Custom Close preferences Open Alfred preferences Click the Features tab Click the Terminal / Shell section Change the Application dropdown to be Terminal Results is that you see parts of the Default Results section's UI in the Terminal / Shell section's UI. I would
  17. I'm about to do a clean install on a new Mac. Is it advisable to transfer the preferences from the old to the new, and if so, is it just a matter of copying the old plist file? Or am better off doing it manually?
  18. Whenever I restart my Mac Alfred forgets all my personal keystrokes (Hotkeys). Not sure, but I think this is since the update to yosemite (yes, I already have 10.10.1)
  19. Hello Alfred's Baby Daddy, I'm running Alfred v2 on a late 2011 MacBook Pro, running on Yosemite (10.10.5). I have used Alfred for years without a hitch, and I love this app. In fact, I had no idea just how much I use and rely on this app until it broke for me. However, my problem began when I updated to the latest version of Alfred, v2.7.2 (407). Upon my first reboot after installing the latest version of Alfred, and every startup since, my shortcut to pull up the Alfred search window no longer works. I use Apple key+SPACE to invoke Alfred, but this does not work anymore. This is reg
  20. I had Alfred set to sync its preferences through iCloud Drive to keep them the same across two Macs, but I somehow lost my Powerpack workflows in the process. The preferences for Alfred on one of my computers were reset as well. I have two preferences files in iCloud Drive now, one labeled Alfred.alfredpreferences and the other Alfred 2.alfredpreferences. Deleting the second one returns my preferences to the ones I had, but the workflows are still gone in both files. (checking the folder within the alfredpreferences package) These files are the only Alfred preferences files left on the
  21. On a whim, I decided to start syncing my preferences so I have them backed up consistently. What an unfortunate decision that was.. As soon as I restarted alfred, I found that all my preferences were reset: theme, hotkey, etc... Everything except for my workflows. This was annoying, but it wasn't a huge deal to put everything back. Then I restarted Alfred, and I was back to the default again. This makes Alfred essentially unusable for me, so I hope someone can help me soon—I feel naked using my own machine! Details: Syncing to Dropbox/Miscellaneous/ .plists in user/Library/App
  22. I am currently deploying Alfred 2 using Munki. This works great. I would like to deploy some Alfred custom Web Searches that are pre-configured for *all* user accounts on a machine. So far this doesn't work. There are a few possible solutions but what should be an solution seems to not be possible. Or I'm doing it wrong. Afred preferences live in: ~/Library/Application Support/Alfred 2/ But if they could also/instead live in: /Library/Application Support/Alfred 2/ they would be the preferences for all users. Is there any way to make alfred preferences system-wide?
  23. Suggestion: In Alfred Preferences/Remote, not only do I want to customize the items in each page but I would love to be able to drag and drop them in a different order. Just a thought..............
  24. Hi, my alfred resets its defaultsearch settings every time I reboot or quit/start him. I tried repairing the permissions and I even deleted the preferences files so they can be created from scratch. Also tried setting a sync folder and my Alfred.alfredpreferences file is synced and contains the right values: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>showArchives</key> <true/> <key>showBookmarks</key>
  25. Hi, I'm thinking about upload my alfred.Alfredpreferences folder to my Github dotfiles repo and I wanted to know which folders contains sensible data to add them to .gitignore. I know that clipboard and some workflows should be treated as sensible data but I want to know if I should add more folders to this list. Another question I have it's if this UUID contains sensible info too and what's its purpose Alfred.alfredpreferences/preferences/local/<UUID> Thanks!
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