LaunchBar - Search EagleFiler

Summary: Initiate an EagleFiler search from LaunchBar.
Requires: EagleFiler, LaunchBar
Install Location: ~/Library/Scripts/Applications/LaunchBar/
Last Modified: 2021-10-09


Save the compiled script as Search EagleFiler.scpt. To start a search, begin typing “Search EagleFiler” to select the script in LaunchBar. Press Space, type your text, and press Return.

You can also search using EagleFiler’s URL scheme.

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on handle_string(_string)
tell application "EagleFiler"
-- You can use this to specify a particular library to search
-- open POSIX file "/Users/mjt/Documents/MyLibrary/MyLibrary.eflibrary"
repeat until (exists browser window 1)
delay 1
end repeat
tell browser window 1
set search query to _string
end tell
end tell
end handle_string