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I can't search the safari browsing history since my system update to High Sierra. The version of Alfred is v3.5. Whether or not the location of browsing history changed in High Sierra? Will I need to add some search scope? Thank you.

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On 02/10/2017 at 12:49 PM, gakki said:

since my system update to High Sierra


I don't know for certain, as I don't have High Sierra, but Apple probably removed the history files along with the bookmark files (which are definitely gone).


Check the directory ~/Library/Caches/Metadata/Safari. On Sierra and earlier, it contains a Bookmarks and a History folder, which contain individual files for each bookmark and history item respectively.

The data do appear to still be available in the ~/Library/Safari/History.db file, but those are definitely "internal" data, and I don't think Andrew will go near them for that reason.

Sounds like a job for a workflow, tbh.


If the feature really is gone in High Sierra, I'll doubtless build one (if nobody else has) when I eventually get around to upgrading (which won't be anytime soon).

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