I use this macro to quickly center my mouse cursor on my main screen. I have two large monitors and embarrassingly, I lose my mouse cursor occasionally.
This macro is also a good demonstration of some of the calculations with Keyboard Maestro variables.
The macro is triggered by the option-shift ...
Remember my homebrew macro for prepending a file with the current time stamp? Here's the old version with all of the shell scripting:
Here's the new version using the newly released Keyboard Maestro 5.2:
Here's a bonus for quickly putting the path of the currently selected ...
Full feature list here.
Serious upgrade in my opinion. The most significant are related to direct file manipulation actions. Even the small bits like "standardize path" and get the system idle time are great.
I keep a long list of macros that are in development ...
I use the Omnifocus Clipper frequently and I wanted a similar tool to add notes to NVAlt.
I invoke the macro with my general Keyboard Maestro pallette (ctrl-space) and then hit "n". Keyboard Maestro presents a simple (and AppleScript ugly) user input form.
After entering the basic note properties, a ...
I use several file naming schemes on my Mac. For screenshots I like to include a timestamp in the file name. If I am making several screenshots, I may want to prepend them with a sequence as well.
Keyboard Maestro makes this process very easy, with the new "For Each ...
I have a Mac Mini that I use as a file server. One of it's jobs is to host a Drobo that I use as a backup drive. I have several macros and Hazel scripts that write files to the Drobo from my primary Mac. Occasionally the drive will ...
The new 5.1 update available today from Stairways software provides a new action. It's an action I have desperately wanted. The "For Each" action looks mild-mannered enough but it provides an opportunity to drop a lot of custom scripting from my macros.
The action can grab the current ...
Looks like a good update and some changes to get ready for Mountain Lion.
Changes for 5.1
- Added For Each action allowing looping over a variety of collections.
- Added Developer ID Signing for Mountain Lion Gatekeeper.
- Added Percent Encode for URL filter (Clipboard & Variable).
- Added ...
At the suggestion of the good Dr.Drang, I've modified the Keyboard Maestro macro to create better headings.
The new version inserts spaces around the text before wrapping in hash tags. This looks nicer and it's how I type Markdown headers.
### A Generic Heading ###
I also inserted a ...
Here's a quick macro that demonstrates a couple of convenient features of Keyboard Maestro.
The macro works on selected text. It pops open a user input window and asks for the Markdown heading level to use. In this case I want an H3 header.
The result is to convert ...
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