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passing macOS selection as arguments overrides pasteboard


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It seems that passing macOS selection as an argument via triggers like hotkeys causes the selection to be copied to the pasteboard, overriding whatever value was stored there  previously. How can I pass macOS selection as arguments, but not have Alfred clobber the pasteboard? 

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You can’t prevent the selection from being copied because that’s how Alfred gets the value. You can either restore your clipboard by using a Copy to Clipboard Output with {clipboard:1} or change the setting in Alfred Preferences → Advanced → Selection Hotkeys to Restore previous clipboard item (uses more memory).

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