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Get autocomplete suggestions from external source?

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Hi there


I am web developer and would like to do something along the following lines:


* Set up a website which is just a list of labels and URLs (in JSON format or something)

* Have my Alfred draw on that list and have it periodically cached

* When I start typing, it offers autocomplete options from the list - if I click any of those suggestions taken from the list, I am taken the corresponding URL found in the list


Is this viable in any way? Does it make sense?

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@Ben Hull Take a look at the Script Filter workflow object which is designed for this purpose:



The JSON format to show items in Alfred is defined here:



Your script would be responsible for caching the data from your website, but you could select the option to have Alfred filter the results, which would leave you with simply loading the JSON, saving it locally, and then returning it to Alfred.




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