Showing posts tagged with "Alfred"

Reading CSV as JSON with Alfred Script Filter

Aug 10, 2022

I write this guide for people who want to learn how to set up Alfred with Script Filter as the input. It’s perfectly fine if you’re not familiar with any scripting languages. The guide will show you how to convert CSV files into JSON objects that can populate Alfred search results.

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Better "Quit All" with Keyboard Maestro

Jun 04, 2022

When I’m done with the work, I enter “quitall” with Alfred and quit all the apps in the Dock. I found out that I need more control to decide which apps to keep active.

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Non-Conflicting Shortcuts

Nov 19, 2014

Shortcuts don’t scale well. Global shortcuts are top offenders. How often you have to reassign a global shortcut because it interferes with the built-in shortcuts? How to install more macros and workflows without adding complexity to your setup?

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Trigger Keyboard Maestro Macros with Alfred

Sep 24, 2014

Assigning shortcuts to macros can be a problem when there is too many conflicting keys between macros and other apps. You can use Keyboard Maestro Trigger macro by name action to avoid this problem, but I prefer integrating macros into Alfred.

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Terminology for Mac

Aug 29, 2014 | Updated: Aug 11, 2016

Terminology is an indispensable tool for writers. It’s a dictionary, a thesaurus, a reference tool. Unfortunately, Terminology is only available for iPhone and iPad. There is no Mac version yet, but we can build one by ourselves.

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Tips for New Alfred Powerpack Users

Aug 27, 2014

There is a lot of differences between Alfred Free and Alfred Powerpack edition. The upgrade from Free to Powerpack edition will change the way you navigate files and control Mac. To help you getting started with this amazing utility, check out these Alfred Powerpack tips.

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Type Less with Full Fuzzy Match Search in Alfred

Apr 29, 2014

I stop comparing Alfred to Spotlight. Not because Spotlight is useless, but Alfred offers more with less.

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5 Handy Tips to Browse Files in Alfred

Mar 01, 2014 | Updated: May 12, 2020

I rarely use Finder anymore because all of the tasks is one query away. I save more time. I find my files faster. Here are some tips to improve the search experience in Alfred.

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Stay Lucky With Alfred Fallback Searches

Oct 15, 2013

Alfred’s fallback searches is one of the most underutilized feature. The free version doesn’t allow users to set their own custom searches; Powerpack owners can configure it easily. This feature is especially useful for people who search regularly.

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Effective Menu Bar Search Workflow

Sep 03, 2013

I hate shortcuts. I used to love them. But, every time conflicting shortcuts exits, I smash my MacBook Air keyboards. No, I didn’t. I wish I could.

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