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How to run Python3 from Alfred workflows

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I'm trying to run a python3.7 script from a workflow (alfred4). The options only seem to contain the default python installation which is python2.7. Is there a way to run a python3.7 script?

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Welcome @thebeardedberry,

 

By necessity, Alfred’s options only include what macOS ships. To run with a different executable, you have two options:

  • Set the language to External Script and point to the script with the correct shebang—must have the full path to the executable because Alfred’s environment isn’t the same as in your Terminal.
  • Set the language to /bin/bash and call Python version (again, full path) and then your script and arguments. Something like /usr/local/bin/python3.7 your-script.py argument.

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