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   - Macro Group palettes   - Macro Group palettes
   - Conflict Palette.   - Conflict Palette.
 +  - Applications Palette
  
 ===== Global Macro Palette ===== ===== Global Macro Palette =====
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 ===== Conflict Palette ===== ===== Conflict Palette =====
  
-When you use the same trigger (such as a [[/​trigger/​Hot_Key|hot key]], [[/​trigger/​USB_Device_Key|device key]], or [[/​trigger/​Typed_String|typed string]] trigger) that is assigned to more than one macro, and all of these macros are active, then Keyboard Maestro will display the [[Windows#​Conflict_Palette|Conflict Palette]] listing the triggered macros and let you select the desired macro, either by clicking on it or by typing a letter that narrows that palette down until only one macro remains at which point that macro is triggered. ​ You can use the Conflict Palette to limit the number of hot keys you need to remember by give a bunch of similar or related macros the same hot key and then selecting the desired macro with a further keystroke based on the now visible palette.+When you use the same trigger (such as a [[/​trigger/​Hot_Key|hot key]], [[/​trigger/​USB_Device_Key|device key]], or [[/​trigger/​Typed_String|typed string]] trigger) that is assigned to more than one macro, and all of these macros are active, then Keyboard Maestro will display the [[Windows#​Conflict_Palette|Conflict Palette]] listing the triggered macros and let you select the desired macro, either by clicking on it or by typing a letter that narrows that palette down until only one macro remains at which point that macro is triggered.  ​ 
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 +You can use the Conflict Palette to limit the number of hot keys you need to remember by give a bunch of similar or related macros the same hot key and then selecting the desired macro with a further keystroke based on the now visible palette
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 +===== Applications Palette ===== 
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 +The Applications Palette shows the currently running foreground applications. 
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 +You can show/hide the Applications Palette in the [[Windows#​Preferences_General_Pane|General preference pane]], or by choosing the [[Menus#​Show_Applications_Palette | Status Menu ➤ Show Applications Palette menu]]. 
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 +You can drag files on to the palette icons, and you can control click on them to perform various actions like hiding or revealing in the Finder. ​ You can also hold various modifier keys down while clicking to perform the actions. 
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 +Applications can be excluded from the palette by selecting *Exclude from Applications Palette* in the contextual menu, or by adjusting the excluded applications in the [[Windows#​Preferences_Exclude_Pane | Exclude preference pane]]. 
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 +You can order the applications alphabetically or by launch date by selecting *Sort by Launch Date* in the contextual menu.
  
 ===== Controlling The Display of Palettes ===== ===== Controlling The Display of Palettes =====
manual/Palettes.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/19 01:22 by peternlewis