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Playing with the keys while I was using Quicksilver, some clever behaviour came to the surface. If you navigate with Quicksilver inside a folder using Command-A, you'll pick all the items inside that folder. Then just hit the Return key, and all the selected files will be open in their respective applications.

I think this tip is specially useful with folders with internet bookmarks. But as you can see, it is not the only thing you can do...
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Use QuickSilver to open multiple items at once
Authored by: jvinocur on Feb 18, '05 12:39:35PM

I hadn't noticed the command-A shortcut. But I did notice that you can select one item, hit comma (","), select another item, hit comma, etc. Quicksilver even makes the icons line up in a cute little row to show that multiple items are being selected.



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Use QuickSilver to open multiple items at once
Authored by: euskir on Feb 18, '05 01:22:15PM

Yes, I'm checking that right now. Great add from one of the best applications of the world. Thanks for the tip.



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Use QuickSilver to open multiple items at once
Authored by: visigothe on Feb 20, '05 02:11:38AM

you can also send an arbitrary number of files by selecting them in the finder, invoking QS, then hitting "cmd-G" (for "Grab").

Of course, you can also select files in the finder, initiate a drag operation, invoke QS, then drop them onto the app you want.

Of course, there is a bit of a bug in that situation, as it sends multiple "open" requests, rather than a single "open many" request. This makes doing things with multiple files more than a bit slow



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Use QuickSilver to open multiple items at once
Authored by: euskir on May 24, '05 10:46:46PM

With Quicksilver (36) and 10.3.9 I can't do the "Comma" trick...
Why?



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Use QuickSilver to open multiple items at once
Authored by: euskir on May 25, '05 09:51:31PM

Reply to myself.
I don't know...now it's working...I can't explain why. Anyway, I'm not too happy with 10.3.9, too slow...



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Use QuickSilver to open multiple items at once
Authored by: euskir on Aug 19, '05 08:00:31PM

After a reinstall of Quicksilver I can tell the trick. You need to check "Enable advanced features" at the Quicksilver Prefrences to use the "comma tip" and other advanced features.



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Use QuickSilver to open multiple items at once
Authored by: 5chm31din6 on Jan 22, '13 09:54:09AM
I'm late to the game and just stumbled on to this. Here's a way to make it more powerful:
  1. Invoke Quicksilver then Cmd+, to view the Preferences
  2. Click Triggers and add a new HotKey
  3. Do the same search inside a folder as mentioned in the original Hint
    • Tip: I created a special folder and dragged aliases for the apps I wanted to launch
  4. Assign a keystroke to your new Trigger
  5. ???
  6. Profit!
Voila! Now you can launch a suite of apps at once. Very handy if you use one set of apps for one purpose, and a different set of apps for another purpose!
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