Quick actions in Obsidian from anywhere using Alfred on macOS

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I’ve crafted an Alfred workflow that includes actions to both allow you to open today’s note with obsidian today and to immediately search for a note with obsidian {search query}.

The workflow simply uses Alfred’s ability to simulate keypresses in order to run the hotkeys for Today’s Note and for Quick Search/Open, so if you’ve customized those hotkeys, you’ll need to adjust the workflow accordingly.

Download it here!


Thank you!

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Thank you very much for your workflows.

Is it possible that the default hotkey MAC+T doesn’t work anymore?

Found the Hotkeys, seems todays Note is blank by default.

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Good tip! Indeed, you’ve gotta make sure the hotkey for Today’s Note and the hotkey used in the macro are the same.

Obsidian 0.8.15 introduced URL scheme (“obsidian://” and “obsidian:///”) and it makes building Alfred workflows so much easier! I’ve created a really simple workflow that uses URL schemes to open vaults, open daily note, and search for notes (all notes, recent notes, or today’s notes).

Download it here and check out my Github repo for some instructions on how to set it up on your own computer.

Edit: The workflow has been updated to work with Obsidian 0.9.0’s new url scheme.


@hause Thanks for your Alfred workflow. I use it with gratitude.

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