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Hi,

 

Have a workflow I would like to launch from within a shell script.

 

Tried URL handler, but get an error:

open alfred://runtrigger/com.alfredapp.vero.gettingstarted.snippettrigger/sniptest/?argument=test

error:

zsh: no matches found: alfred://runtrigger/com.alfredapp.vero.gettingstarted.snippettrigger/sniptest/?argument=test

 

applescript seems to work ok though:

tell application id "com.runningwithcrayons.Alfred" to run trigger "sniptest" in workflow "com.alfredapp.vero.gettingstarted.snippettrigger" with argument "test"

 

Any suggestions?

 

Thanks

 

L.

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You have a ? in the URL, which has special meaning in the shell. As such, you have to quote the text:

 

open 'alfred://runtrigger/com.alfredapp.vero.gettingstarted.snippettrigger/sniptest/?argument=test'

 

You can also use the AppleScript from a shell script:

 

osascript -e 'tell application id "com.runningwithcrayons.Alfred" to run trigger "sniptest" in workflow "com.alfredapp.vero.gettingstarted.snippettrigger" with argument "test"'
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