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  1. Is there a way to export my custom web searches? I’ve set up a ton of them and need to wipe out the HDD.
  2. Hey all, I have just published the Alfred Confluence workflow. The Alfred Confluence workflow let's you find and open Confluence pages and blog posts from Alfred. Once installed and set up, just type c <search terms> ('c' standing for Confluence). Download & Links: Latest Release: Docs: Packal: I've tested with Alfred 3 and on macOS Sierra. Hope you find it useful. Cheers, -Stefan
  3. Hi, I am an astrophysicist and I make heavy use of Nasa ADS ( and ArXiv ( search engines. I should be grateful if someone could explain me how to customize Alfred v2 to search on these two search engines, i.e. typing "ads" or "arxiv" and then, for example: ads author ads author1 author2 ads author1 date I've seen on the web some too elaborated solutions (with java codes, etc..), but I think that there are easier solutions. Thank you! Marco Tazzari Italy
  4. One of the major annoyances I have when wanting to go inside a folder that's in some complicated path is actually writing the whole path. In Terminal, I can define aliases and use Tab completion, but I am hoping Alfred can help me achieve more and easier. I know it already has path navigation, with included Tab completion. But here's a scenario I'm thinking of and suggesting for possible implementation. Say I have a couple of PDFs in a path such as `$HOME/Dropbox/school/cs/1st-year/swift/problem-books-swift/` and I know the author of the book is Alfred McMac. But maybe I have more than one of his books and I can't remember the title. Assuming I only have one folder called "problem-books-swift", I'm hoping Alfred could help me search directly in that folder. For example, I could input "problem-books-swift/ Alfred McMac" and it would limit the searches to that folder only. Is this possible in the present version, i.e. to limit the searches to a certain folder? If so, how would you do this? If not, would you consider implementing it? Is it feasible, do you find it useful? Thank you and many congrats yet again on a totally awesome vital app I'm using from a couple of years!
  5. Description Alfred 2 workflow to search and create notes in Evernote. Search Keywords ens to search in every note field ens @ to search in a selected notebook ens # to search notes with a selected tags You can use ent (search in titles only) or enr (search in reminders) or entodo (search to-do notes) or enrec (search notes updated within a week) or enu (search notes with a source URL) instead of ens. You can select multiple tags to fine tune your searching. Just add a second hash sign and select or type the tag e.g. ens #tag1 #tag2 :my query In addition, you can select a single notebook then tags too e.g. ent @notebook #tag1 #tag2 :my query Note that, if you want to select a notebook and/or tags, the query goes after the colon sign as seen above. Actions Return key to open the note Shift key to preview the note Option key to set a reminder Control key to paste the note text content to the top most application Function key to open the note URL Command key to append text (from clipboard, selected text or typed) or selected file(s) in Finder. After pressing the Command key a new Alfred window will be shown so you will be able to select the text source and the action: Return key will append without date Option key with append with current date Hint: You can also use the Command key to only add tags to a note. To do so, type or select a tag and don't type anything after the colon then select the source "Type a Note" e.g. enn #tag : Note that Alfred Fallback Search is also supported (you have to add it in Alfred 2 Preferences>Features>Default Results, then click Setup fallback results button). Create Keyword enn You can optionally type the note title or, for a more complex creation, follow the syntax below: @Notebook #tag1 #tag2 !reminder :Title @notebook: after typing @ a list of notebooks will be displayed then select one or type it; the default will be used if omitted #tags: after typing # a list of tags will be displayed then select one or type a new one (multiple tags are supported, type each one after a hash sign) !reminder: after typing an exclamation point a list of reminder suggestions will be displayed then select one or type a custom reminder such as in 4 days or 05/01/2014 or 05/01/2014 at 2:00 Title: at the end, after a colon (or the second colon if you are adding time in your reminder) Note that items of the syntax are optional, however the syntax has to end with a colon, with or without typing the note title e.g. #tag1 : Note Content Source From clipboard From selected text Typed directly in Alfred From Safari or Google Chrome URL From message(s) selected in Mail app From file(s) selected in Finder app: you can create one note with files or one note for each selected files. Alfred File Browser also supported. Type a Note also supports multiple lines and, in this case, the first line will be the title of the note e.g. enn Line 1 /n Line 2 /n Line 3 Actions Return key: create a note Control Key: create a note and open it Command key: append text or file to a note Option key: append text to a note with current date How to Append Highlight one of the note content source e.g. From Clipboard Optionally type tags and a reminder e.g. #tag1 #tag2 !tomorrow hold command key and hit return key select a note from the list (search by title only) and hit return key Mail Message subject as the note title Message received date as the note creation date Message Link as the note source URL A short header (e.g. sender) A plain text version of the email content Preferences Bring Alfred and type the keyword enpref: Quick Look: select Card (Evernote default) or HTML (entire note content) Search wildcard: select Manual (type an asterisk after the query string) or Automatic (may be slower) Download Evernote 9 beta 2 Release date: 09 Aug 2016 Made in OS X 10.11.5 Requires Evernote 6 from Requires Alfred 3 Download now For Alfred 2 Version 8.992 Release date: 20 Feb 2015 Made in OS X 10.10.2 Requires Evernote 6.06 from Requires Alfred 2.6 or later Download now What's new? 9 beta 2: bugs fixed and Evernote API updated 9 beta 1: Alfred 3 support 8.991: Evernote 6.06 initial support 8.9: Yosemite beta and note templates support 8.7: interface bugs fixed 8.6: enn issue fixed Improved reminder time support e.g. Tomorrow at 2:00 Added support for tags that start with a hash sign e.g. #Home Added support for tags that start with an at sign e.g. @Work Added support for notebooks that start with an at sign e.g. @Notes Workflow should be faster in most of cases When appending from a search result now you can hold Option key to include current date Type a Note supports multiple lines (first line will be the title) e.g. enn Line 1 /n Line 2 New Keyword enl and its hotkey to load the last search query Added support for some of Alfred 2.3 new features Workflow version history here.
  6. Is it possible to search for files by date created or date modified? For example, I'd like to find all the files created on the 28th of April.
  7. I have published an Alfred Workflow that allows you to search various curated mind maps I have made. It also has an option to just search for study guide learning mind maps that provide the best resources one can take to learn the subject in a guided manner. In future, this will cover every topic one can learn and if you want to improve and change it, you can. Here is the GitHub repository of the workflow and here is the direct download of it. I hope you enjoy it. The cool thing is that if you dislike something or disagree with the way they are structured, you can propose the changes you want to make and thus everyone benefits.
  8. Hello everyone! Inspired by the official Google Search suggest workflow, I wrote a search suggest workflow for various popular websites (including some popular Chinese websites!). Compared to the official Google/Amazon workflows, I take advantage of the new JSON format and also provide some additional features such as the language specifier for Wikipedia, short descriptions provided in the subtitles, and quicklook preview for some supported websites. The workflow is hosted on GitHub and you can learn more or get the latest version here: It currently supports these websites: Google Wikipedia Wolfram|Alpha Baidu (百度) Zhihu (知乎) bilibili (哔哩哔哩) Sina Weibo (新浪微博) Taobao (淘宝) Here's some of the interesting screenshots. May it boost your search!
  9. What I'd like to be able to do is select an image file/s in the Finder, press a hotkey or keyword, and get a reverse Google image search for that image. *Also, the option to directly go to the "All sizes" section of that "Reverse Image Search". THX zx Search by Image
  10. Browse, search and open Google Drive files from within Alfred. Get the workflow from Packal or Github URL. This workflow searched your google drive and opens the files in your browser. They keyword is "d" (example d alfred). With enter you can open the entry in your default browser. You have to login (d > login) before you can use the workflow. The login uses OAuth, so you do not need to enter your credentials. Please leave issues if you encounter any problems or star this repo if you found it useful
  11. For some reason Alfred (v3.3.2) can't find Xcode on my macOS Sierra MBP (10.12.5). I installed Xcode normally via the App Store to /Applications. I also tried to reset the Alfred search scopes, but that didn't help. As far as I can tell, Xcode is the only application that Alfred can't find (aside from the other developer tools in /Applications/
  12. Alfred Workflow Search Search's collection of workflows from the comfort of Alfred. Downloading Get the workflow from GitHub or Packal. Usage packal workflows [query] — View/search for workflows by name/category/author/tag ↩ — Open workflow page on in your browser ⌘+↩ — View/search workflows by the same author packal tags [query] — View/search workflow tags ↩ or ⇥ — View/search workflows with selected tag packal categories [query] — View/search workflow categories ↩ or ⇥ — View/search workflows in selected category packal authors [query] — View/search workflow authors ↩ or ⇥ — View/search workflows by selected author packal versions [query] — View/search OS X versions and compatible workflows ↩ or ⇥ — View/search workflows compatible with selected OS X version packal status — Show a list of workflows that are out-of-date or are available on, but were installed from elsewhere (i.e. they contain no Packal metadata, so can't be versioned by this workflow or updated by the Packal update workflow). Icons Sometimes, an icon is shown after a workflow's name. They have the following meanings: Thanks, Licence Thanks to Shawn Patrick Rice for building Much use made of docopt and Alfred-Workflow. This workflow, excluding the Packal icon, is released under the MIT Licence. The Packal icon is the property of Shawn Patrick Rice.
  13. Hi, In Alfred préférencse, there is no shortcut to focus on search field in the workflow "tab". A simple ⌘+F to access this search will be nice.
  14. Searchio! workflow for Alfred Auto-suggest search results from multiple search engines and languages. There are a few existing workflows that provide auto-suggest results from one or the other search engine, but this includes not only multiple search engines, but also allows you to specify multiple languages/regions for your results. Supports the following search engines/websites: Google Google Images Google Maps YouTube Wikipedia Wiktionary Amazon eBay DuckDuckGo Bing Yahoo! Download and installation Download the latest version from the GitHub releases page or Packal. Usage There are several searches pre-configured. Only some have keywords (i.e. can be used as-is): g — Search Google in system (i.e. default) language m — Search Google Maps in system (i.e. default) language gi — Search Google Images in system (i.e. default) language w — Search Wikipedia in system (i.e. default) language wn — Search Wiktionary in system (i.e. default) language a — Search Amazon in system (i.e. default) language. If your system language is English, this will search Use -l uk in the Script Filter to search or -l ca to search yt — Search YouTube in system (i.e. default) language searchio [<query>] — Show settings and list of supported search engines. Currently, the only setting is a toggle to also show the <query> in the results list (default: No). searchiohelp — Open help file in your browser You can add a keyword to (and edit) one of the existing examples or add your own searches. For details on how to do that, see the GitHub page. Licensing, thanks The code in this workflow is released under the MIT Licence. The icons belong to the respective search engines. This workflow uses the Alfred-Workflow library and docopt (both MIT-licensed).
  15. contacts

    Hello I'm a new advanced user on alfred with powerpack. I use also contact module. A missing feature would be to be able to find in contact details. Some use cases : * looking for identity on a missing call : I can not look for a contact from its phone number * looking for a company contact, when I've forgotten his name * looking for a note : I look for a contact from a keyword stored in contact notes Would be great if it would be available, in particular linked with Google Contacts. We can find this feature, for example, in dashboard pane in macos with contacts widget. This feature is available on Contact Filter plugin but is not resilient : not available to have a kind of "LIKE" operator : if phone number is stored as "+337 27 36 356 22", you will find nothing if you type "7273635622" or "+337273635622" ... Regards
  16. I've created a new Workflow that allows you to search files on KickAssTorrents (KAT mirror configurable), select a desired file from Alfred context menu and automatically send the download action to a Transmission server. You can find the Workflow (based on a mix of scripts and workflows available) on Packal: All you have to do is to configure it by settings the requested variables related to your Transmission server.
  17. Hi everyone, Just starting to play with Alfred Workflows a little bit and I find it amazing! I created a very simple workflow to launch a youtube search, so that instead of : finding Chrome Cmd + T Entering Waiting for page to load Click in the search input field Type in your search Enter Wait for the page to load It becomes : Ctrl + Space Type in yt your search Enter Wait for the page to load I timed it and it now takes me 5seconds from the moment I want to search for something to the moment I have the search results displayed, compared to 30sec before.. depending of how many times a day you research something on youtube, it adds up to a few minutes gained every day Hope you guys enjoy it. You can download the workflow here : Note : I know this is a very (very) simple workflow, but I searched the forum and couldn't find anything, so may be it can help someone out some day. Mehdi
  18. How can I accomplish this? Folder A contains folder B. Folder B is pretty important to me in general but contains a ton of subfolders and documents that flood my search results. If I add folder A to my scope, everything from folder B floods my search results. If I remove folder A, I can't find folder B.
  19. What does it do? YouVersion Suggest is a workflow which allows you to search across the YouVersion Bible for any verse, chapter, or book (in any version). Why do I want it? I created YouVersion Suggest because I wanted to great simplify the effort required to look up any Bible reference (be it a verse or chapter or book in a particular version). As a believer in Christ, I think that quick and easy access to Scripture is important, and so that's exactly what I've tried to do. How does it work? Type the yv keyword in Alfred, followed by a space and a phrase representing the bible reference you wish to find. The phrase can be part of a book name, chapter, verse, or range of verses. You may also include an optional version (translation) at the end of your query. As you type, YouVersion Suggest will display a list of suggestions matching your query. Examples 'luke' => Luke 'eph 3' => Ephesians 3 '1t3e' => 1 Thessalonians 3 (ESV), 1 Timothy 3 (ESV) 'mat 6:34 nlt' => Matthew 6:34 (NLT) '1 co 13.4-7' => 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 What versions/translations are available? Currently, English is the only supported language, but the following versions are all supported: AMP, ASV, BOOKS, CEB, CEV, CEV, CEVUK, CPDV, DARBY, DRA, ESV, ERV, GNB, GNBDC, GNBDK, GNT, GNTD, GWT, HCSB, ISR98, KJV, LEB, MSG, NIV, NIVUK, NLT, NET, NKJV, NCV, NASB, NABRE, NIRV, OJB, RV1885, TLV, WEB YouVersion Suggest uses NIV as the default translation, but of course, you can easily specify your preferred version when searching. Where can I download it? You can download the latest version from Packal. I hope you like it!
  20. I made a workflow to search the Ulysses database for the new Ulysses III. This feature is missing from the app itself (for now) so I put together this workflow to get around that. The workflow simply adds search scopes for Ulysses' "sheet" and "group" filetypes. As a bonus, there's also an "Open in Ulysses" File Action included with the workflow. It works on .txt and .rtf documents, which will come into Ulysses parsed as Markdown. Read more on my site or download Search Ulysses 3.alfredworkflow now.
  21. Huge thank you to Vitor without whom this workflow wouldn't exist : You can download it from here. Or you can view the GitHub page of it with more descriptions of it. Essentially this is an Alfred wrapper over a note taking project I am making and maintaining. It allows you to instantly visit any mind map that I have made. I have been working on this project for the past month and will be updating and maintaining it with more and more quality content as time passes. To get a better sense of what kind of mind maps do exist out there, try out searching for 'alfred' or 'workflows' or 'vim' For more, take a look at the project itself and go through the interactive mind map to get more context of how everything connects.
  22. # SafariHistorySearch Alfred workflow to search Safari history written in swift. #Usage `shs <SEARCH_TERMS>` Separate search terms with spaces if you want to search for more than one word. ie: `shs github safari` Each word is searched separately. If you want to search for a phrase, surround the phrase with double quotes, ie: `shs "Alfred Workflow to Search Safari History"` The results contain all search terms. This workflow searches the page url, page title and page body if available. see for latest version. I hope you like it!
  23. Hi! I want to copy a string like "§ABC §DEFGH §Test" into my clipboard and want to paste it like "ABC, DEFGH, Test" at another place. Can someone help me how to solve this? thank you
  24. This workflow helps search your Google Chrome/Chromium bookmarks realy fast with unicode support. For more info please see:
  25. Has anyone done any workflows for Daylite? I am trying to do one that will search Daylite from Alfred with a keyword like "dl project". It would be great if it would display results in Alfred, but if it could go to Daylite and display them that would work too. Also, adding a quick note, contact, or task would be great too. perhaps if you could type in "dl" it would display a list of those actions in Alfred. Any help would be appreciated as I am having no luck Thanks! Ethan