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A script for fast searches with Quicksilver and EasyFind Apps
I prefer EasyFind to Spotlight. Thus, I wanted a quick way to do a search with EasyFind, so I wrote an AppleScript to work with EasyFind and Quicksilver.

Save this script to your user's Library -> Application Support -> Quicksilver -> Actions folder, and name it EasyFind.scpt. You'll need to have "Enable access for assistive devices" enabled under Universal Access in System Preferences. To use:
  1. Activate Quicksilver
  2. Type "." (i.e. hit the period key)
  3. Type the text you want to search for (i.e. Terminal.app)
  4. Press Tab
  5. Start typing "EasyFind.scpt"
  6. Once Quicksilver finds "EasyFind.scpt", press return
That's all there is to it!

[robg adds: I haven't tested this one...]
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A script for fast searches with Quicksilver and EasyFind
Authored by: jacobolus on Jan 12, '06 06:42:56AM

If you turn on the services plugin in quicksilver, EasyFind provides a text service to the services menu. This works really well, and doesn't take adding your own script or turning on access for assistive devices. With ServiceScrubber, you can call the EasyFind service whatever you want.



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A script for fast searches with Quicksilver and EasyFind
Authored by: hifi on Jan 12, '06 08:56:32AM

Can someone make this work with Launchbar! Please. ;)



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A script for fast searches with Quicksilver and EasyFind
Authored by: RobertBen on Jan 13, '06 01:06:22AM

No problem, just delete Launchbar from your system and install Quicksilver.

Since it's much better AND free, I can't see what's holding you back...



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Quicksilver and EasyFind?
Authored by: MtnBiker on Jan 12, '06 12:11:58PM

I can manually select EasyFind under the services menu, but can QS help with this?

If I go directly to EasyFind via QS, the selected words aren't placed in EasyFind

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A script for fast searches with Quicksilver and EasyFind
Authored by: FrankJM on Apr 01, '06 12:45:33AM

Question... Services? with which versions of EasyFind, Quicksilver, and OS X?



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