Activate Spotlight/Alfred

Simulates the keyboard shortcut to activate Spotlight or Alfred, letting you type in your workflow command.

Matthew's Score
4/5
Total Actions
5

Shortcut Information

Map this shortcut to whatever keyboard command you use to activate Alfred – by default it uses the ⌘+Space shortcut that’s set for Spotlight, which I’ve remapped away to give this spot to Alfred.

Also works well if you’re using an app like Screens to control a Mac remotely and don’t want to use the on-screen controls to simulate keyboard shortcuts.
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iOS Features

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Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Activate%20Spotlight%2FAlfred
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Activate%20Spotlight%2FAlfred
AppleScript
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Activate Spotlight/Alfred” end tell

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