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I’m struggling to get a script filter to work which outputs a variable containing a mixture of text and emojis. In the output, Alfred just spits out empty characters for the emojis (⍰ question mark in a box). There’s obviously an encoding issue I’m overlooking, and I haven’t been able to quite put my thumb on it. To explain, I’ve created a script filter with AppleScript that’s supposed to let the user select a playlist from their Apple Music library (to play it, move it, etc). I recently moved over from Spotify to Apple Music, and I have a ton of playlists (put that's a separate proble
My workflow script ends with printing output. That output goes to Alfred's "copy to clipboard". 1. How does Alfred interpret the output it receives? Do I need to escape anything in my output? Perl code: print 'this is a string with special characters in it Đ⌂' The above is a simplified model. What is REALLY happening is the Perl code copies the special characters from the clipboard in the first place, then prints them out. When I look at what the Perl code prints out in the terminal, I can see the special characters just fine. So it seems that it is ALFRED who is unable t