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(Sigh) Quicksilver Triggers

Ok -- no doubt I'll be hitting myself over the head w/ this one after I realize it's an easy fix, but I'm having trouble with Quicksilver Triggers -- I can't create any!

For example,

I have an ongoing txt file of books that I want to read -- I want to create a trigger that I can hit and it opens up QS with a blank typing space ready to append to that file.

So I create the trigger, (Books.txt > append to > blank space), set the trigger (I've tried shift-cmd space, shift-cmd B) and it should be good to go. But when I hit this, nothing happens. I thought maybe it was "Display show window" option, so I turned that on, and it just flashes a quick picture of a txt document at me.

I've tried creating triggers for kGTD, QS triggers, etc. All with the same result.

Can someone help me??


Jonathan Cisco

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Are you typing the period...

Are you typing the period in "Books.txt"? What I suspect is happening is this:

- by typing the period, Quicksilver turns into text mode, thinking of that as a string, not a file.

- so when you bring up "append to," Quicksilver thinks the string "Books.txt" is the text to be appended, not the text file to which you want to append something.

Forgive and ignore me if my hypothesis here is totally off...




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