An Action in Keyboard Maestro is a specific process step (usually of limited scope) to be taken in a Keyboard Maestro Macro. If a process consists of a series of steps, then an Action would be one step. A Macro may contain one or more Actions.
Keyboard Maestro has a very large number of actions, some very specific, others more general. The most general Actions are those which Execute a Script, which, of course, can be as specific or general as you like.
There are a number of ways to add an Action to a Macro.
Some of these are:
Here is a demo showing the first two methods:
You can use the ActionResult token to test for success or failure of the immediate past action.
See the ActionResult token for details.
You may also export/import Actions to/from files. This may be useful when you have a complex Action that you have configured in a special way, that you wish to share with others, or save as a reference for yourself.
Keyboard Maestro also supports user-defined Actions, which are called Plug In Actions.
For details on creating, installing, and using, see
Keywords: Plugin, Plugins, Plug-In, User Actions