Alfred is a productivity application for Mac OS X

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Synonyms for two apps

I want to remove the Evernote application from my computer, but I have built up a lot of muscle memory for opening Evernote using Alfred. Is there a way I can create a "synonym" in Alfred so if I ...
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How to customize the Alfred app to show full dictionary definitions without opening the dictionary app

I'm using the Alfred app for Mac OS X. One thing I can do with the app is search for words to define with OS X's dictionary. In the app it shows a short preview of the definition but to show the ...
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What is the fastest way to show an open document in the finder using Alfred or any relevant technique?

At the moment I am particularly interested in Word documents, but this also relates to Photoshop, Illustrator, and any other program I use frequently. I want the finder to open location of the ...
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How to allow an application in Mountain Lion in the “Security and Privacy” settings?

Every time I was trying to use an Alfred workflow written in Applescript, I got the error "No user interaction allowed". In Mavericks there is an "Accessibility" option in the "Security and Privacy" ...
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does this scriptline need escaping

Very simple question, I need to know if the "query" parameter from Alfred still works My guess is, it wil not. If so, how do you properly escape? mysql -u [root] -p[foo] -e "create database ...
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How to always open new files in the top window of an already running instance of an application on OS X?

I run OS X Mountain Lion and open files in four ways: the Finder Alfred file search the open command typed directly into the shell shell scripts that run open and are triggered by applications like ...
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Command + Shift + N has stopped working in all apps. How do I fix it?

The keyboard shortcut cmd / ⌘ + shift + N no longer works on my MacBook Pro (mid-2009 15", FWIW). I've tested this in several apps, such as Sublime Text and TextWrangler, most of which use this key ...
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Search /usr/local/texlive directory with Spotlight

Having TeXLive installed on my Mac, I frequently need to consult documentation for some of the packages. It seems silly to Google this when I have the PDFs all on my HDD in ...
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Alfred - Open group of files with specific apps

I'm trying to create a way of opening a set of project files in multiple apps, using Alfred. I know about the File Group extension in the powerpack (I have this), but as far as I can see, there's a ...
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How to Prevent Spotlight from Indexing Non-Apps in /Applications Directory?

The only thing I need indexed in the /Applications folder are the .app files. Is there any way to setup a filter to have mds or Spotlight ignore everything in /Applications except .apps? Otherwise, ...