Showing posts tagged with "Keyboard Maestro"

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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How to Run Keyboard Maestro Macros Remotely

Aug 21, 2014

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.

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Keyboard Maestro Macro Examples

Aug 12, 2014

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.

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Secure Your Password with Keyboard Maestro

Aug 04, 2014

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.

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How I Organize Keyboard Maestro Macro Groups

Jul 26, 2014

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.

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Change Finder Sidebar Default Width

Jul 24, 2014

Does OS X provide an option to set Finder sidebar default width? No, but there is a workaround to change all Finder sidebar width, automatically.

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Building Keyboard Maestro Macros Tips

Jul 22, 2014

You don’t have to know AppleScript to create a Keyboard Maestro macro. Instead, learn how to build useful macros that automate mundane tasks for you.

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Keyboard Maestro Macro for Writers

Jul 18, 2014

I used to write a sentence over and over until I get it right. This approach is inefficient — I barely made any progress after spending few hours in front of the blinking cursor. I told myself that I should keep writing, ignore the spotted mistakes, and complete the first draft. This is the origin of this macro.

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