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Alfred Reference Framework: display results after selecting a result


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Hi guys,

 

I made BASH framework for Alfred that makes it easy to create a certain kind of workflow that allows you search and look up information without leaving the Alfred interface. It basically allows you to display results after selecting a result. 

 

It's a way around the fact that "Script Filters are the only way to pass feedback to Alfred"

 

Here is an example. The magic happens at step 3.

 

1. Type in workflow keyword:

keyword.png

2. Type query to find results:

search.png

3. Selection of a result brings up additional results.

display.png

 

There are two options for workflow creation:

  • static, which is similar to just manually creating a CSV file and requires no coding. Example "code."
  • dynamic, which has a library that you can use similarly to static or to display dynamic data. Example code.

I believe I've documented it pretty well in the README, but if there are any questions about how to use it I am glad to help.

 

Some example applications:

- "define" command that doesn't have to open the Dictionary

- Synonym/Antonym retriever

- Contact lookup without opening Contacts

- Any sort of general reference (e.g. recipes or brewing instructions)

 

Here is the github page: http://bit.ly/alfred-arf

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