Modify a current macro..get user input from popup input box?

Hi all

so I have this amazing macro I use daily from @ccstone
here it is:

when I use it to rename I have to manually change this part to the name I want to prefix to the sequential numbering

I was wondering if anyone knew how to change that and ask the user when the macro is run for input (from popup input box?) so that that input becomes the variable baseFileName

thx a lot in advance


This is exactly what the Prompt for User Input action is for. Just replace that first "Set Variable" action with one configured like this:


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wow @gglick can believe how simple that was :smile:

awesome thx so much for your kind help!



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@zeltak, when you need a KM Action, but don't know the name of it, here's some ways to quickly find it:

  1. Use the Insert Action by Name tool, and just type in a keyword, like "input":
  2. Display the Actions Panel, which list all Actions by category
  3. Visit the KM Wiki Article on Actions


To learn more about KM, you may find this helpful.

Getting Started with Keyboard Maestro

For more help, see Getting Started with Keyboard Maestro and the Forum .

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