Actions

Add Open URL Action


1. Go to Preferences

  • Select tab Actions
  • Click on button Add Open URL Action

2. Fill Action Parameters

  • Select Action Icon
  • Fill Action Name
  • Fill Action URL, use {content} as widlcard to be replaced in the URL
  • Example: https://www.google.com/#q={content}

Examples

Name URL
Search with Google https://www.google.com/#q={content}
Search with YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query={content}
Search with Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/all/?q={content}
Search with Twitter https://twitter.com/search?q={content}
Search with LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/search/results/index/?keywords={content}
Search with Reddit https://www.reddit.com/search?q={content}
Search with Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/{content}
Translate with Google https://translate.google.com/#auto/en/{content}

Add AppleScript Action


1. Go to Preferences

  • Select tab Actions
  • Click on button Add AppleScript Action

2. Create AppleScript File

  • Create AppleScript file (with suffix applescript or scpt) in the folder: ~/Library/Application Scripts/com.mac-application.ActionApp
  • Click on button Load AppleScript Actions
  • Note: AppleScript action can use the text content from the clipboard, because application Action inserts the text content to the clipboard before action execution.

Add Automator Workflow Action


1. Go to Preferences

  • Select tab Actions
  • Click on button Add Workflow Action

2. Create Automator Workflow File

  • Create Workflow file (with suffix workflow) in the folder: ~/Library/Application Scripts/com.mac-application.ActionApp
  • Click on button Load Workflow Actions
  • Note: Workflow action can use the text content from the clipboard, because application Action inserts the text content to the clipboard before action execution.