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Include snippets from workflows in Snippet Viewer list

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I know you can use a keyword for showing snippets in the regular alfred serach

and i know there is this seperate snippets search option.


My question is is it possible to just show snippets with the regular results together in the search?




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Btw - just to explain my goal:


I code.


I love using snippets. But i also love using advanced snippets (workflows).


I want to be able to quickly search (not auto expand text) my snippets and my advanced snippets (workflows),

in one place.


For now, i can search snippets in one place and the advanced snippets (workflows) in another,

and it's very inconvenient when you have a lot of snippets (and advanced snippets).



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14 minutes ago, Andrew said:

@Benben Ah I misinterpreted what you meant by "quickly search (not auto expand text)"


I actually have a ticket for adding the Workflow Snippet Trigger results to both the Snippet Viewer, and the snip keyword... which I believe would satisfy what you're looking for.


you mean that any workflow that starts with a snippet trigger will show in the snippets viwer?


If that's the case, i guess this will solve my problem :) is it planned to be any time soon?

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  • Vero changed the title to Include snippets from workflows in Snippet Viewer list

+1 On this. I love Alfred's ability to access multiple entries on the clipboard and its greater flexibility in deploying key combos in Snippets than Textexpander can. However, I find it confusing that a workflow triggered by a snippet doesn't appear as an actual snippet elsewhere within Alfred. It just seems a bit muddled / not fully-formed at present.

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This would change my life!!!🥳

 I would even settle for the ability to have a separate txt based snippet setup that when it pastes in the exact workflow snippet trigger it would then execute the workflow. I tried this and it doesn't look like it's supported..

Would this topic maybe be updated or tied to the ticket in case this was released?

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This isn't exactly what everyone was asking for but I just figured out a totally acceptable workaround, I don't know why I didn't think of this instead because I had it running in other cases. In the workflow just change the snippet trigger to "Inputs > Keyword" and then set it to no argument required. This will let you search it from the default alfred view and do the same thing and you could still keep a snippet that would also feed into the action portion!

Perfect for me for the time being!

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