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trigger:Status_Menu [2015/02/03 23:40]
peternlewis created
trigger:Status_Menu [2016/06/04 08:05]
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-Keyboard Maestro displays a status menu in the right hand side of the menu bar, and it includes any active macros with the Status Menu trigger. ​ You can execute ​the macros by selecting ​the corresponding entry in the Keyboard Maestro ​status menu.+The *Status Menu trigger* lets you add your macro to the Keyboard Maestro status menu so you can trigger it by selecting the macro name from the status menu. 
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 +Keyboard Maestro displays a status menu in the right hand side of the menu bar, and it includes any active macros with the Status Menu trigger.  Keyboard_Maestro will only display the Status Menu triggered macros that are active, so if your Macro is restricted to particular applications,​ then it will only appear in in the Status Menu while those applications are active. 
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 +The Status Menu is particularly useful for less frequently used macros whose Hot_Key you might forget or for macros that *feel* like menu actions like opening or processing files, or arranging windows.  ​You could use a trigger like this to add custom facilities to applications. 
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 +You can control ​the sorting order of macro groups and macros by adding two characters and a closing braket (eg “01)My Macro”). ​ The prefix will be removed before displaying in the status menu, but will be used to control the order of the macros shown. ​  
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 +If the macro name is just “-” (after the sorting characters are removed) then the a divider will be shown in the menu instead. 
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 +You can edit a macro by holding down the option key and selecting it from the status menu. 
trigger/Status_Menu.txt · Last modified: 2016/06/04 08:05 by peternlewis