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trigger:Folder [2016/02/10 00:11]
JMichaelTX
trigger:Folder [2021/01/08 02:04] (current)
peternlewis
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-**The //Folder trigger// (v7.0+) executes the macro when a specified folder on your Mac: +The //Folder trigger// (v7.0+) executes the macro when a specified folder on your Mac: 
-**+
 * adds an item. * adds an item.
 * removes an item. * removes an item.
 * adds or removes an item. * adds or removes an item.
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 +The item must be directly in the folder - changes in a subfolder will not be noticed.
  
 You can have the trigger ignore partial or changing files, so for example if a file is being downloaded or copied in to the folder, the trigger will wait until the download/​copy has completed and can ignore partial files (files with extensions that are known to be "in progress"​ files). You can have the trigger ignore partial or changing files, so for example if a file is being downloaded or copied in to the folder, the trigger will wait until the download/​copy has completed and can ignore partial files (files with extensions that are known to be "in progress"​ files).
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 Note that waiting for the file to stop changing adds a necessary delay to the trigger as Keyboard Maestro cannot tell in advance that the file has stopped changing. Note that waiting for the file to stop changing adds a necessary delay to the trigger as Keyboard Maestro cannot tell in advance that the file has stopped changing.
  
-The //​%TriggerValue%//​ text token contains the name of the file that was added or removed.\\ +The //​%TriggerValue%//​ text token contains the path of the file that was added or removed (prior to 7.1 this was only the file name, not the full path).
-(!) Note this is ONLY the file name, not the full path.+
  
  
 See also these forum topics: See also these forum topics:
  
-- [[https://​forum.keyboardmaestro.om/​t/​wtch-downloads-folder-for-pdfs-and-open-with-preview/​2837|Watch downloads folder for PDF’s and open with preview]] +- [[https://​forum.keyboardmaestro.com/​t/​wtch-downloads-folder-for-pdfs-and-open-with-preview/​2837|Watch downloads folder for PDF’s and open with preview]] 
-- [[https://www.google.fr/webhp?aqs=chrome..69i57.14628j0j7&​gws_rd=cr&​ei=_BSvVse8Ecb9acLtidAB#​q=site:​forum.keyboardmaestro.com+Folder+trigger|Keyboard Maestro Forum topics about Folder trigger]]+- [[https://forum.keyboardmaestro.com/search?q=%22Folder%20trigger%22|Keyboard Maestro Forum topics about Folder trigger]]
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