adeloscope

Paste URL direct from Alfred

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Hey Everyone

 

I'm trying to figure out if Alfred has a specific functionality. 

 

Like many of you, I do a crazy amount of email, and I'm constantly searching for something in a browser, copying the URL, and then pasting in an email client. My dream is something like MixMax (chrome + gmail plugin that allows '/' search), or the command+k shortcut in google docs (see image below), which works in any applications.

 

My question - is there any way using Alfred, to enter a google search term, see the top 10 results, choose one, and then paste that URL, without ever leaving Alfred (and never opening a browser)?

 

Thanks for any help!

 

(PS - I understand that the example below is creating a hyperlink. It's just for illustration. I'm interested in pasting the actual URL in any context.)

 

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Thank you vitor! These are great pointers - but my hope was that some industrious soul had already done the work. Perhaps this will spark the innovative spirit in someone else :)

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@adeloscope Could you please fill in your registered Powerpack email address in your forum profile? This is only visible to administrators but allows us to confirm you're a Powerpack user :)

 

Cheers,
Vero

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