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manual:Macros [2019/06/18 01:23]
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 You can add a new action by clicking the BUTTON{{{New Action}}} button or the BUTTON{{{+}}} button at the bottom of the macro detail view to display the list of actions or by choosing the [[Menus#​Insert_Action_by_Name|Edit ➤ Insert Action By Name menu]] or choosing from the [[Menus#​Insert_Action|Edit ➤ Insert Action menu]]. ​ There are many [[Macro Actions]] to choose from.  The actions you include will be executed in order. ​ You can reorder the actions by dragging them around. ​ You can copy actions by Option-Dragging or by using Copy and Paste. ​ You can delete an action by selecting it and  pressing the Delete key.  You can enable or disable actions by selecting them and clicking the BUTTON{{{✓}}} button at the bottom of the macro detail view. You can add a new action by clicking the BUTTON{{{New Action}}} button or the BUTTON{{{+}}} button at the bottom of the macro detail view to display the list of actions or by choosing the [[Menus#​Insert_Action_by_Name|Edit ➤ Insert Action By Name menu]] or choosing from the [[Menus#​Insert_Action|Edit ➤ Insert Action menu]]. ​ There are many [[Macro Actions]] to choose from.  The actions you include will be executed in order. ​ You can reorder the actions by dragging them around. ​ You can copy actions by Option-Dragging or by using Copy and Paste. ​ You can delete an action by selecting it and  pressing the Delete key.  You can enable or disable actions by selecting them and clicking the BUTTON{{{✓}}} button at the bottom of the macro detail view.
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 +You can control or right click on a macro group to Disable, Enable, Rename, Duplicate, or Export it.
  
 An easy way to generate macro actions is to turn on recording by clicking the BUTTON{{{Record}}} button at the bottom of the macro detail view and proceeding to show Keyboard~~Maestro what you want to do.  Then turn recording back off and look through the actions. ​ Chances are you will need to delete or adjust some of the recorded actions to make a robust macro, but this will be quicker than creating each action manually. An easy way to generate macro actions is to turn on recording by clicking the BUTTON{{{Record}}} button at the bottom of the macro detail view and proceeding to show Keyboard~~Maestro what you want to do.  Then turn recording back off and look through the actions. ​ Chances are you will need to delete or adjust some of the recorded actions to make a robust macro, but this will be quicker than creating each action manually.
manual/Macros.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/27 05:14 by peternlewis