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 A [[Macro Triggers|Trigger]] defines when a macro will be executed. There are a variety of Triggers available, the most common is the Hot~~Key trigger which executes the macro when a specified Hot~~Key is pressed. Similarly, you can use a Typed~~String trigger to execute a macro when you type some text (for example =addr=). Other common triggers are the Macro~~Palette which lets you trigger a macro by clicking on a context (front application or window) sensitive floating palette of macros and the Status Menu trigger which displays the macro in the Status Menu.  You can trigger macros from the clipboard history (to apply to the clipboard entry), or by drawing a shape with the mouse or trackpad. A [[Macro Triggers|Trigger]] defines when a macro will be executed. There are a variety of Triggers available, the most common is the Hot~~Key trigger which executes the macro when a specified Hot~~Key is pressed. Similarly, you can use a Typed~~String trigger to execute a macro when you type some text (for example =addr=). Other common triggers are the Macro~~Palette which lets you trigger a macro by clicking on a context (front application or window) sensitive floating palette of macros and the Status Menu trigger which displays the macro in the Status Menu.  You can trigger macros from the clipboard history (to apply to the clipboard entry), or by drawing a shape with the mouse or trackpad.
  
-You can also trigger a macro when you login or when your Mac sleeps or wakes or goes idle, at a specific time or on a specific day, when an application launches, activates or quits, by executing a script, or remotely using a web browser or iPhone or our trigger server. And you can trigger a macro when something changes, like a volume being mounted or unmounted, plugging in headphones, ​your wireless network connection changingor a USB device ​being connected ​or disconnected.+You can also trigger a macro when you login or when your Mac sleeps or wakes or goes idle, at a specific time or on a specific day, when an application launches, activates or quits, by executing a script, or remotely using a web browser or iPhone or our trigger server. And you can trigger a macro when something changes, like a volume being mounted or unmounted, plugging in headphones, ​connecting a monitor, a USB deviceor to a wireless network.
  
 A Trigger will only execute the macro if the Macro~~Group and Macro are enabled and currently active. You create Triggers by creating or editing a Macro and clicking the green BUTTON{{{⊕}}} button near the top of the macro detail view. A Trigger will only execute the macro if the Macro~~Group and Macro are enabled and currently active. You create Triggers by creating or editing a Macro and clicking the green BUTTON{{{⊕}}} button near the top of the macro detail view.
manual/Quick_Start.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/13 23:03 by peternlewis