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Hotkey to quickly edit existing snippet

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Hi guys,


I use snippets a lot in Alfred 3, and I badly need a quicker way to edit existing snippets. :)  They're so awesome!


Please see 1st screenshot: if Cmd+S on selected snippet would open it directly (2nd screenshot) within Alfred preferences, that would be a simple but fantastic improvement! :)


I'm suggesting Cmd+S for this because it is very similar to the already existing Cmd+S shortcut which transforms a clipping from clipboard history into a new snippet. Basically hitting Cmd+S would mean: "create a new snippet or open it for editing if it already exists". That would feel very intuitive!




After hitting Cmd+S,

this window would popup to make you able to quickly update the existing snippet.






Edited by vermeer
better explanation with screenshots

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This new feature is great, but I'm afraid it may or may not be related to breaking the existing feature of saving a clipboard entry as a new snippet. I just made a bug report => 


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