Hold ⌘ double tap C to combine current clipboard & last clipboard (like Alfred merging)

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clip & double tap merging.kmmacros (3.9 KB)

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Hi, @e20. Thanks for sharing your clever and useful macro (which includes the trigger: The hot key X is released).

I did find one minor issue: on a very fast Mac, if the second press is not done very quickly after the macro is triggered, the The key C is down fails.

Below is a modified version that is more forgiving.

DOWNLOAD Macro File:
clip & double tap merging (v2).kmmacros (7.7 KB)

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HI @e20, have you seen this macro yet?

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I didn't even know the variable %ActionResult% before.
Thanks for the suggestions and improvements.

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You're welcome, @e20. As one that has received help many times from others on this forum, it's nice to occasionally contribute.

%ActionResult% is one of the many Tokens that can be used within Keyboard Maestro macros. Here's a list of tokens that I use frequently:

I don't see %Delete% in the wiki list, but when used within a Set Variable to Text action, the variable is deleted.

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One might ask why this is necessary with local variables since they are automatically deleted when a macro ends. That's true and it's not needed for that purpose. I use it in cases where I have a loop and I want to reset the value of a local variable. Alternatively, a null value could be used in the Set Variable to Text action to reset the variable, but I prefer to use the %Delete% token for clarity.

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