It's dumb but very helpful. This short Keyboard Maestro macro is a fix for forms that do not allow direct pasting of text.1 For example, some web forms require you to type in a password or phone number rather paste. Whatever the reason, this macro accomplishes a paste by typing each character. I think the macro is self explanatory.
I've had some bad luck recently with the SSD in my Macbook. So bad, that I needed it to be recovered at the Genius bar. They tell me my disk is still ok but, to be honest, I don't buy it.
So I setup a scheduled Keyboard Maestro ...
Keyboard Maestro 6 is out today and it adds a lot of nice features to one of my most used applications. There's been a bit of a UI overhaul and KM has all new icons for the application and actions. Overall it's a welcome change.1
KM6 also ...
Before I start a Skype session I always disable TimeMachine and Dropbox. They crank the Skype suck level to 11. I have a Keyboard Maestro macro to help setup for a call and then turn everything back on later with a different macro. The trouble is that sometimes I forget ...
I'm not sure where to start with describing this tutorial by Patrick. Really, really great stuff. It's got Markdown, macro organization, scripting and tips. This is the definitive guide on the planet. Nice work.
If you're not following RocketInk, then there may be something wrong with your ...
I don't think I've linked to this before, but Philippe Martin has one of the original and best pages of Keyboard Maestro tips.1 I love the formatting of the example macros. It's clearly a labor of love and must have taken ages to compile. The whole ...
Patrick Welker just let loose with his new site, RocketInk.net and his first post is about using Keyboard Maestro to control OmniFocus. It's a mix of all kinds of tips from around the web and some new ones I had not seen before.
I follow Patrick on Twitter ...
I really like the new iTunes 11 mini-player and it has replaced several apps that I've used for interface controls in the past.
The one trick that's not available natively is a quick way to see and rate the currently playing track.1. I came up with a ...
Keyboard Maestro is a jack of all trades. It's about a dozen applications in one. In addition to being a macro execution service, right out of the box it can be an application and window switcher, app launcher and window manager with little, if any effort.
Patrick has another take on the KM cough button. He uses the same key triggers as I did but opts for Skype specific mute commands. Keyboard Maestro is like magic. It's so great to see how everyone uses it differently.
By way of Stairways Software blog
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