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Hi all! I want to make shortcut (ex. Option+T) than opens Telegram app with search already opened (command+K shortcut in this app).


First step is easy, but how to emulate shortcut fire as a part of Workflow? 
Tried apple script:


on alfred_script(q)
  tell application "System Events"
      key down command
      keystroke "k"
    key up command
end tell
end alfred_script

It's give no result. 

Need a piece of advice 🙏

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Welcome @Veniamin,


You don’t need AppleScript, Alfred has an object for sending key combos. But you might need a delay between launching the app and firing the combo, otherwise it will happen too soon and Telegram won’t register it.

A better solution would be to tell Telegram to do the search (e.g. via its own AppleScript dictionary) but that depends on the Telegram app itself and if it is scriptable.


Edited by vitor
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