open windows

Alfred extension to switch between open windows of the currently focused application

Author: Jesse Newland

Last Updated: 30/01/18 23:00:39

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Alfred Open Windows

A simple extension to switch between open windows of an application with Alfred. Great for switching between several full-screen windows of the same application.

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Installation

wget https://github.com/jnewland/alfred-open-windows/archive/v0.0.2.zip
unzip v0.0.2.zip
cd alfred-open-windows
make

Setup

Granting Alfred Accessibility Access

In order for Alfred to list the open windows for an application for your text snippets, it must be granted Accessibility access in your Mac’s Security & Privacy preferences, under Accessibility.

Click the plus icon, and then add Alfred 3. When you’re done, it should look like this:

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Configuring a Keyboard shortcut

Double click the ‘Hotkey’ icon in the Alfred workflow to set a keyboard shortcut:

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Usage

Press the keyboard shortcut you entered above, and then type in a search phrase matching one of your open windows. Pressing enter will switch to this window.

Debugging

sudo tail -f /var/log/system.log | grep alfred-open-windows