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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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I'm curious now. Is it...

Grieser;8029 wrote:
I'm curious now. Is it possible to create a trigger containing:
-the blank text entry panel
-append to...
or will it default to just a blank text entry with no other options selected?

What it appears you should be able to do is the reverse (with a slightly different action):

- file.txt
- append TEXT
- the blank text entry panel

(But I'm having trouble getting that action to show, though it's listed in my actions...)

EDIT: No, I'm wrong, that action is for appending multiple lines of text - it doesn't switch the "subject" and the "direct object" as I hoped.




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