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Dear Forum,


I'm totally new to Alfred (at least to its workflow tools). Nevertheless I want to try to develop a workflow that allows me to copy/move files to external volumes in our company network.


I know that there are the "move to ..." and the "copy to ..." commands already implemented in the Alfred software, but I find that this only really works well when I want to move to / copy to a location on my hard disk or an USB-linked drive. smb-mounted server volumes are not being found by Alfred yet.


What I would like to achieve now is that I can enter a short command like e.g. "copy to server volume x" and then afterwards have the possibility to specify at least two existing subfolders on the volume, via typing their names and then my file is being sent to this location.


Beyond that it would be cool if the workflow also mounts the adressed network volume if it is not yet mounted. (But this would be 2nd prio)


It would be great if someone could give me a hint, where I can maybe find an already existing workflow that I can try to modify or at least a hint which objects would be helpful for my task or if there are maybe other scripts, that I could modify and adress via Alfred.


Of course I am no coder at all but what irritated me a tiny little bit was that there are no objects for moving or copying things around in the Alfred workflow objects. I guess I not really understood the whole architecture of the Alfred workflow section yet. So if somebody had a link for a tutorial that might help me to better understand the basic concept, that might also be helpful to me.


Thanks & all the best,




P.S.: What I already achieved is an automator script that I could adress via Alfred. But my outcome is not very flexible as I can only start the script without entering further variables for the selection of the destination. I would then have to create an automator script for each of the volumes I would want to move something to.

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