Showing posts tagged with "Keyboard Maestro"
Sometimes you want to quickly calculate a number while typing. Here’s how you can maintain the typing flow and calculate numbers with Keyboard Maestro.Continue Reading »
Do you often find yourself opening a separate text editor to replace a word from a selected line or paragraph? With Quick Find and Replace Macro, you can substitute a word from anywhere.Continue Reading »
I have my thumb on the
Command key most of the time. I work with shortcuts to switch between apps, trigger Alfred workflows, and run Keyboard Maestro macros to save time. I also prefer to quit unused apps immediately, so pressing
Command + Q has become my second nature. Sometimes I stupidly quit the apps that run important tasks — duh!
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?Continue Reading »
One of the Keyboard Maestro’s feature that I didn’t mention in building macro tips is the ability to search and replace clipboards with regular expression. What is a regular expression, and how does it help you to manipulate clipboards?Continue Reading »
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.
Won’t it be nice to execute Keyboard Maestro macros remotely? Imagine what you can do with this feature. Forget to lock your Mac? Put it to sleep with single tap. Need to run command in Terminal? Send the command from your iPhone. If you can build the macros, you can run it from everywhere.Continue Reading »
A reader asked me to share my macro library with him recently. I declined. Sharing the macros I use to copy the data from analytics to spreadsheet won’t give you a single clue on how to build a useful macro. Instead, I’m going to show you the type of macros you can build in this article.Continue Reading »
I recently wrote a guide to managing passwords online with Mac. If you’ve read them, you should notice that stronger passwords are long, and having to type them without doubt will cause more mistakes. This Keyboard Maestro macro will address the problem by letting you enter password with a single key press.Continue Reading »
Once you’re accustomed to building macros, the library is bound to be full of your automation tools and kits. Don’t let them scattered all over the place. You have to make sure that, even with the large amount of macros in library, they’re well-organized.Continue Reading »