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manual:Macro_Groups [2019/06/18 00:49]
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manual:Macro_Groups [2019/09/08 21:11]
JMichaelTX
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 Keyboard~~Maestro organizes your macros into Macro~~Groups which are like folders of macros. ​ Each Macro~~Group contains a number of macros and controls when those macros are active. Keyboard~~Maestro organizes your macros into Macro~~Groups which are like folders of macros. ​ Each Macro~~Group contains a number of macros and controls when those macros are active.
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 +**Note:** Please see this Wiki article for a more up-to-date discussion of Macro Groups: [[:​Macro_Groups|Macro Groups]].
  
 A Macro~~Group can target or exclude specific applications,​ which means the macros it contains will only be active in those desired applications or when those applications are running. ​ For example, you can have macros which are active only in Mail.app. ​ It can also be active only in specific windows. ​ So for example, you can have macros which are active only in Mail.app, or only in Mail.app when a compose window is open. A Macro~~Group can target or exclude specific applications,​ which means the macros it contains will only be active in those desired applications or when those applications are running. ​ For example, you can have macros which are active only in Mail.app. ​ It can also be active only in specific windows. ​ So for example, you can have macros which are active only in Mail.app, or only in Mail.app when a compose window is open.
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 You can disable or enable a macro group by selecting it and clicking the BUTTON{{{✓}}} button at the bottom of the Groups list.  If a Macro~~Group is disabled or inactive for any reason, all its contained Macros will be inactive. ​ You can disable or enable a Macro Group using the Set Macro Enable action, you can show in a palette or activate a Macro Group using the Show Macro Group or Activate Macro Group actions. You can disable or enable a macro group by selecting it and clicking the BUTTON{{{✓}}} button at the bottom of the Groups list.  If a Macro~~Group is disabled or inactive for any reason, all its contained Macros will be inactive. ​ You can disable or enable a Macro Group using the Set Macro Enable action, you can show in a palette or activate a Macro Group using the Show Macro Group or Activate Macro Group actions.
  
-Disabled Macro Groups can optionally be hidden using the choosing the [[Menus#View_Hide_Disabled_Macro_Groups|View ➤ Hide Disabled Macro Groups menu]].+Disabled Macro Groups can optionally be hidden using the choosing the [[Menus#Hide_Disabled_Macro_Groups|View ➤ Hide Disabled Macro Groups menu]].
  
 +You can control or right click on a macro group to Disable, Enable, Rename, Duplicate, or Export it.
  
 The Keyboard Maestro editor has full AppleScript support so you can manipulate macro groups in many ways via AppleScript. ​ See [[:​Scripting_the_Keyboard_Maestro_editor#​Macro_Groups|Scripting the Keyboard Maestro editor]] The Keyboard Maestro editor has full AppleScript support so you can manipulate macro groups in many ways via AppleScript. ​ See [[:​Scripting_the_Keyboard_Maestro_editor#​Macro_Groups|Scripting the Keyboard Maestro editor]]
manual/Macro_Groups.txt · Last modified: 2019/09/08 21:11 by JMichaelTX