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Hello, I'm trying to create a simple workflow that saves to disk the image that is in the clipboard. I found pngpaste a library to do just that.


Now I created the workflow with a keyword trigger named pasteimage and an action "Run Script"



pngpaste $query


I get this error:


Library/Caches/com.runningwithcrayons.Alfred-3/Workflow Scripts/546DD210-2D7D-4CED-AA58-DAB4B0F6EE89:3: command not found: pngpaste

How can I run this command from Run Script?


Thank you

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  • 7 months later...

Yes, but you need to update $PATH to include any directories you want which to look in. And if you do that, you don’t need which any more: you can just run the command by name if it’s on your $PATH.

To change your $PATH, use export before calling which/your other command:

export PATH=/usr/local/bin:$PATH
which pngpaste
# -> /usr/local/bin/pngpaste


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