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I made a simple workflow that opens a URL in Chrome (http://twitter.com/{query}).


Every time I use the workflow it switches to Chrome to open the new tab. I'd like to know if there is a way to make the URL open in the background without it switching so I can stay working in Excel.


Thanks :)


Hi Carlo, Could you please fill in your Powerpack email address in your forum profile? It's only visible to me (as administrator) and allows us to confirm your Powerpack status. Once this is done, we'll be happy to answer your workflow question. Thanks!

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Smart move  ;)


It's done. Hope you know the answer to my question.



Taking a quick look at the usage documentation for the open command... If you use the Open URL actions and such in Alfred, you can't specify this behavior but if you drop back to using something like a Run Script, then you could do something like the following..

open -a /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app --background "{query}"
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