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 ====== Glossary ====== ====== Glossary ======
  
-| Collection | An ordered ​sequence ​of strings ​that you can iterate through using the [[/​action/​For_Each|For Each action]] |+| Collection | An ordered ​list of things (like "​Lines"​ in a Variable or File) that you can iterate through using the [[/​action/​For_Each|For Each action]] |
 | Clipboard | The system clipboard is where you store items when you Copy and Paste. ​ When you Copy an item, it is temporarily stored in the Clipboard and when you Paste, the item is copied from the Clipboard into your currently selection | | Clipboard | The system clipboard is where you store items when you Copy and Paste. ​ When you Copy an item, it is temporarily stored in the Clipboard and when you Paste, the item is copied from the Clipboard into your currently selection |
 | Clipboard~~History | Normally the system stores only one clipboard. ​ Keyboard Maestro keeps a history of your system clipboard, ensuring you never lose data on the clipboard and allowing you to copy and paste multiple items, | | Clipboard~~History | Normally the system stores only one clipboard. ​ Keyboard Maestro keeps a history of your system clipboard, ensuring you never lose data on the clipboard and allowing you to copy and paste multiple items, |
 | Clipboard~~Switcher | is a feature of Keyboard~~Maestro that allows you to copy or paste to/from a set of Named~~Clipboards | | Clipboard~~Switcher | is a feature of Keyboard~~Maestro that allows you to copy or paste to/from a set of Named~~Clipboards |
 +| Conflict~~Palette | is a palette that lets you disambiguate your selection when a macro trigger triggers multiple macros simultaneously |
 | Excluded~~Applications | is the set of applications that should not appear in the Application~~Switcher list, allowing you to hide applications you rarely want to switch to.  These applications are also ignored when hiding other applications | | Excluded~~Applications | is the set of applications that should not appear in the Application~~Switcher list, allowing you to hide applications you rarely want to switch to.  These applications are also ignored when hiding other applications |
 | Global Macro Group | a predefined Macro~~Group that always exists and is the default location for new Macros | | Global Macro Group | a predefined Macro~~Group that always exists and is the default location for new Macros |
-| Growl | a system extension that lets Mac OS X applications unobtrusively tell you when things happen ([[https://​www.stairways.com/​action/​linkthru?​growl|more info]]) | 
 | GUID | see UUID | | GUID | see UUID |
 | Hot~~Key | A keystroke that acts as a Macro~~Trigger to start the execution of Macro~~Actions in a Macro | | Hot~~Key | A keystroke that acts as a Macro~~Trigger to start the execution of Macro~~Actions in a Macro |
 | KeyCue | software from ergonis that displays command keys and can also display Keyboard Maestro Hot~~Keys ([[https://​www.stairways.com/​action/​linkthru?​keycue|more info]]) | | KeyCue | software from ergonis that displays command keys and can also display Keyboard Maestro Hot~~Keys ([[https://​www.stairways.com/​action/​linkthru?​keycue|more info]]) |
 | Keyboard~~Maestro~~Engine | The process that enables your [[Macros]], [[Application Switcher]], [[Window Switcher]], [[Named Clipboard Switcher]] and web server to work even after you quit Keyboard~~Maestro | | Keyboard~~Maestro~~Engine | The process that enables your [[Macros]], [[Application Switcher]], [[Window Switcher]], [[Named Clipboard Switcher]] and web server to work even after you quit Keyboard~~Maestro |
-| Mac~~OS~~X | Apple’s operating system versions 10.0 and up +| Mac~~OS~~X | see OS~~X 
-Mac~~OS ​| Apple’s operating system we’ve all come to know and mostly love +macOS The Apple Macintosh Operating System. ​ Formerly known as "OS X"​. ​
-**Macro**  | [[Macros|Macros]] are used to automate your [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Workflow | workflow]], procedure, or process on your Mac.  A Macro consists of \\   • A set of steps called [[:​Actions|Actions]]. \\   • One or more [[:​Triggers|Triggers]] to execute the Macro, if it is [[:​Macro_Activation|Active]]. | +| Macro  | [[Macros|Macros]] are used to automate your workflow, procedure, or process on your Mac.  A Macro consists of \\   • A set of steps called [[:​Actions|Actions]]. \\   • One or more [[:​Triggers|Triggers]] to execute the Macro, if it is [[:​Macro_Activation|Active]]. | 
-| Macro~~Action | an action you wish to perform, such as opening a file, typing some text, controlling ​iTunes, and so on |+| Macro~~Action | an action you wish to perform, such as opening a file, typing some text, controlling ​Safari, and so on |
 | Macro~~Group | a set of Macros which can be restricted to only a defined set of applications | | Macro~~Group | a set of Macros which can be restricted to only a defined set of applications |
 | Macro~~Palette | a floating palette containing any active Macros that have a Macro Palette trigger. ​ The palette only appears in applications with at least once active Macro Palette triggered Macro | | Macro~~Palette | a floating palette containing any active Macros that have a Macro Palette trigger. ​ The palette only appears in applications with at least once active Macro Palette triggered Macro |
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 | Named~~Clipboard | Keyboard~~Maestro provides a set of named clipboards where you can permanently store information (text, logos, graphics, etc) | | Named~~Clipboard | Keyboard~~Maestro provides a set of named clipboards where you can permanently store information (text, logos, graphics, etc) |
 | Notification~~Center | Mac OS X Mountain Lion introduced a system wide notification center which shows you alerts in the upper-right corner of your screen, without interrupting what you're doing | | Notification~~Center | Mac OS X Mountain Lion introduced a system wide notification center which shows you alerts in the upper-right corner of your screen, without interrupting what you're doing |
-| Palette | a floating window containing macros that you can trigger. ​ There are several different kinds of palettes and you can style them in various ways |+| OS~~X | Apple’s Macintosh operating system versions 10.0 and up | 
 +| Palette | a floating window containing macros that you can trigger. ​ There are several different kinds of [[Palettes|palettes]] and you can style them in various ways |
 | Program~~Switcher | the premier application management utility for Classic~~Mac~~OS,​ written by Michael~~Kamprath it was in part the inspiration for Keyboard~~Maestro and forms one of the components of Keyboard~~Maestro | | Program~~Switcher | the premier application management utility for Classic~~Mac~~OS,​ written by Michael~~Kamprath it was in part the inspiration for Keyboard~~Maestro and forms one of the components of Keyboard~~Maestro |
 | Quick~~Macro | a macro recorded on the fly in another application. ​ see the [[Recording]] section | | Quick~~Macro | a macro recorded on the fly in another application. ​ see the [[Recording]] section |
 | Record~~Quick~~Macro | the action that when triggered records a Quick~~Macro. ​ see the [[Recording]] section | | Record~~Quick~~Macro | the action that when triggered records a Quick~~Macro. ​ see the [[Recording]] section |
 | Regular~~Expression | aka RegEx, a way of matching strings based on patterns. When Keyboard Maestro refers to “matching” it means by regular expression, in particular [[https://​www.stairways.com/​action/​linkthru?​icuregex|ICU Regular Expressions]] | | Regular~~Expression | aka RegEx, a way of matching strings based on patterns. When Keyboard Maestro refers to “matching” it means by regular expression, in particular [[https://​www.stairways.com/​action/​linkthru?​icuregex|ICU Regular Expressions]] |
-| Sandboxed | an Apple technology that limits what an application can do and how it can interface with the rest of the system and other applications. ​ This is great for security for applications that work with just their own data, but is impossible with workflow applications like Keyboard Maestro, Automator and AppleScript Editor ​|+| Sandboxed | an Apple technology that limits what an application can do and how it can interface with the rest of the system and other applications. ​ This is great for security for applications that work with just their own data, but is impossible with workflow applications like Keyboard Maestro |
 | Shortcut | a Shortcut is another name for a Macro (it is also another name for an Alias but that is a different context to the normal Keyboard~~Maestro Macro context) | | Shortcut | a Shortcut is another name for a Macro (it is also another name for an Alias but that is a different context to the normal Keyboard~~Maestro Macro context) |
 | Smart~~Group | a saved search set of Macros | | Smart~~Group | a saved search set of Macros |
manual/Glossary.txt · Last modified: 2019/11/06 10:59 by JMichaelTX