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I've set up a simple Hotkey-triggered NSAppleScript that will keystroke the query currently in the clipboard:

 

on alfred_script(q)
	tell application "System Events"
		keystroke q
	end tell
end alfred_script

 

My question is, what if I use this to keystroke passwords? Can I do it securely?

 

Obviously there is a clipboard history that needs to be disabled.

Are there also Alfred logs somewhere that keep the results of the workflow/applescript?

Does it matter if the script uses the "compile" settings or not?

 

Thanks!

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