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Quicksilver: The Comma Trick
Merlin Mann | Jun 13 2005
I’m still encountering folks who are big-time Quicksilver fans who don’t know about “The Comma Trick,” so check it out: when you’re using the first (and often the third) pane in Quicksilver, you can hit “,” (comma, with no modifier key) at any time to add the currently selected item to a working stack. Go ahead and try it. (important: The Comma Trick only works if you’ve chosen "Advanced Features: Beta" in “Preferences: Application??? and the “Primer” or “Bezel” command interface in “Preferences > Appearance”—switch if you need to and restart QS)
Now consider a few possibilities of “The Comma Trick”
This is the kind of functionality that illustrates why QS is so far ahead of the Finder in many respects. If you’ve used QS for a while, and it’s watched where your favorite paths are, “the Comma Trick” makes the typical “click-click-click-click-click-…” Finder interaction seem kind of nutty.
Got a novel usage for The Comma Trick?
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