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OS X app to quickly search a set folder and its subfolders?

Which launcher app (Alfred, Butler, Quicksilver, etc) or menu bar app can quickly search a defined folder and its subfolders without having to choose the folder each time? [more inside]
posted by bluecore on Apr 4, 2014 - 10 answers

iTunes Song Options Without Opening iTunes

I'm looking for an Apple script or (preferably) Automator or Quicksilver action that will allow me to set a song to "Skip When Shuffling" while I'm listening to it on iTunes, so I can mark songs I don't want to hear when they come up without switching windows.
posted by moviehawk on Feb 21, 2011 - 17 answers

Tethering: AT&T goPhone SIM into USBConnect Quicksilver??

Can I put an AT&T goPhone (Pay-as-you-go) SIM into an AT&T USBConnect Quicksilver wireless-modem? Or, will only contract AT&T SIMs work? [more inside]
posted by shipbreaker on Sep 4, 2009 - 3 answers

Quicksilver loses track of moved files. Why no?

How can I get Quicksilver to keep track of files that have moved? [more inside]
posted by middleclasstool on Mar 1, 2009 - 4 answers

Wacom Display Toggle Advanced Options?

[wacomfilter] quicksilver (or system hotkey) + wacom screen switching integration? [more inside]
posted by SeƱor Pantalones on Feb 17, 2009 - 2 answers

where does quicksilver look for ical calendars?

Where does Quicksilver find calendars when adding items to iCal? When I go to the third pane to specify the task's calendar, QS presents me with a list of choices that I assume I created at some point in the past but which in no way correspond to my current list of iCal calendars. I want to delete these ghost calendars and make sure that QS accesses my current list. Any help would be much appreciated.
posted by viscountslim on Dec 19, 2008 - 1 answer


Where do I find newer builds of Quicksilver? [more inside]
posted by low affect on Dec 14, 2008 - 4 answers

What's your favorite app launcher?

What app launchers do you use on the PC? And is there something I'm missing about Enso? [more inside]
posted by abkadefgee on Aug 27, 2008 - 16 answers

Quicksilver-style completion in bash shell?

How can I get Quicksilver-style completion in the bash shell? [more inside]
posted by dmd on Jul 11, 2008 - 11 answers

Help me, I'm a late adopter.

How do I learn new programming languages and start using modern web apps without getting frustrated and angry? [more inside]
posted by Zarkonnen on May 14, 2008 - 33 answers

Quicksilver for Bookmarklets

Is it possible to access Firefox bookmarklets via Quicksilver? [more inside]
posted by jpcody on Apr 7, 2008 - 5 answers

Quicksilver/Growl/Twitter Menage A Trois

How can I get Quicksilver, Growl and Twitter to play nice with one another? [more inside]
posted by jpcody on Mar 20, 2008 - 4 answers

Move quicksilver's bezel interface

Does anyone know how to change the screen position of the Bezel interface in Quicksilver. I have a dual-monitor setup and I'd rather move it to one screen or the other (which is available with Cube or Primer.) If its in the center of the screen and there are three panes displayed, the center one is difficult to see.
posted by ehamilt0n on Dec 4, 2007 - 3 answers

Acting without doing SOUNDS good, but...

What's the deal with Quicksilver? [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Sep 30, 2007 - 40 answers

Why does my Gmail Notifier and Quicksilver unexpectedly quit?

I'm running OS X 10.4.10 on an Intel iMac. I've never had any troubles until about a week ago, but now every once in a while, both Gmail Notifier and Quicksilver quit for no good reason. The icons in the menu bar disappear and I have to restart both of them. This sometimes happens after I wake my computer up from Sleep mode, other times it happens while I'm working on the computer. Does anyone know what might be causing this?
posted by The Coach LD on Aug 28, 2007 - 5 answers

Help My Mac Tell Me When to Blow My Nose ...

I'm looking for a Mac OS X application that lets me quickly, without a clunky UI or 500 steps, tell the Mac to pop up an alert at specific times of day, with the ability of recurrence. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Mar 24, 2007 - 27 answers

Good, free, keyboard based windows application launcher?

Quicksilver is to Mac OS X as _____ is to Windows [more inside]
posted by jaimev on Sep 9, 2006 - 16 answers

MacOSX: Pasting text when edit menu is disabled?

Mac OS X: Is there any way to paste text when a program disables the edit menu? With Quicksilver, maybe? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Jun 5, 2006 - 19 answers

Using Quicksilver to run a shell script in the current Terminal window.

Quicksilver / OS X shell junkies: How can I have Quicksilver run a shell script in the current (or a particular) terminal window? Alternately, how can I pipe the output of the script to a particular terminal window? [more inside]
posted by tweebiscuit on Feb 22, 2006 - 11 answers

Switching Audio Outputs in OSX

Is there a way to quickly switch between audio outputs in OS X? I have speakers set up through a Griffin iMic, and I also have headphones that I plug into my iBook's headphone jack. Sometimes I like to be able to quickly switch from one to another. Currently I have to go to the sound preference pane choose from my options there. Obviously this isn't an enormous pain in the ass, but it would be nice if I could map it to a keystroke or something. I have Quicksilver and have fiddled with it a little, but if there is a way to make it do what I want, I can't figure it out.
posted by rossination on Feb 13, 2006 - 3 answers

Why is Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle in the SF/fantasy section?

Why is Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle in the SF/fantasy section? [more inside]
posted by londonmark on Jan 31, 2006 - 38 answers

Mini Mac Me

Is the new iMac Mini comparable in performance to the old G4 Quicksilver? Rather, are there any grievous issues as to why one should not consider purchasing an iMac Mini?
posted by Colloquial Collision on Jan 14, 2005 - 32 answers

nagging quicksilver question

QuickSilverFilter: After purusing this thread on cool Mac OS apps, I decided to try out Quicksilver. I think it's pretty darn spiff, but there's one thing I can't figure out. (MI) [more inside]
posted by hughbot on Oct 3, 2004 - 5 answers

Should I read Cryptonomicon before Quicksilver?

NealStephensonFilter: I just bought Quicksilver in the airport, am enjoying it, but curious if I should be reading Cryptonomicon first. Any opinions?
posted by elsar on Sep 29, 2004 - 10 answers

What launcher do you use?

What launcher do you use? Quicksilver for Mac OS X seems to cause some kind of conflict so I'm axing it.
posted by tetsuo on Aug 3, 2004 - 17 answers

What am I missing about Neal Stephenson's Quicksilver?

Quicksilver. What am I missing? (more)
posted by heather on Dec 9, 2003 - 16 answers

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