Feature Request: Sorting Options in Prompt With List Action

The dialogue displayed by the Prompt With List action always sorts the input list into alphabetical order. I'd like the option to keep the original order.


Until/If Peter provides this option, you might checkout this great macro by @DanThomas:

MACRO: Spotlight Search Prompt

It is highly customizable, and it can leave your items in the order you enter them.




+1 I'd like this option too

1 Like

BIG  +1



I would also welcome some additional improvements to the action, namely:

  • Selection (inside the action, not the gear menu) of the width as % (1-100) of the screen width. If empty it will be managed by KM.
  • As above for the height
  • Selection of the font size

I have added an option to turn off sorting for the next version.

This does also mean that Keyboard Maestro will also not auto-sort to the top the most frequently chosen options.


Thanks Peter, this will be very helpful!

@ccstone, can I ask why you edited the title of this thread from:

Feature request: Sorting options in Prompt With List action


Feature Request: Sorting Options in Prompt With List Action

My version sets off the action name from the rest of the title, making the whole thing easier to parse. Is there a house style on this forum requiring that post titles should be in title case? (It doesn't seem like it because there are plenty of posts whose titles are not formatted that way.)