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Programmatically access Alfred's "Local" preferences plist

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I have a Python script contained in my Workflow that needs to know the state of the enabledFiles setting which is a Local preference, apparently stored at:




I can't figure out how to reverse the hash/ID (sha1?) that identifies the local machine. I assume it's some combination of Machine SN#, name, type, etc. but I can't find documentation on that anywhere. Hoping someone can help...🙂

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Nevermind—found it!


Apparently he exports the following environment variable: alfred_preferences_localhash


Still a mystery how it's generated, but it's one that won't necessarily keep me awake at night.


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