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Old 07-25-2019, 01:55 PM
Oliver M Oliver M is offline
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Hi, this looks really interesting, however when I download the package it seems incomplete. The extras folder contains one apple script template but no macros to import to KM. Is there anyone that can explain what I might be doing wrong? would love to experiment with these and try to learn more about macros for speed.

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Honestly I have read your post quickly and my reply was hasty.
The KM macros come with v1 of my scripts, see post #1 of this thread. However, no sweat. I attached some KM macros to get you going (above).
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Old 07-28-2019, 08:55 AM
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Default Re: Automation AppleScripts for Pro Tools (Mac)

Thanks for your assistance. I installed the macros in KM, and installed the apple scripts with your installer.

I was not able to get the Macro to trigger the script at first. I would get a system error "Can't get window "Audio Suite Reverse" of App Pro Tools -1728.

I was able to run the script from within the KM editor by pressing the "try" button.

Finally after much frustration, just by coincidence, I discovered that the macro does work! but only if i hit the hot key extremely fast. I have to tap it rather quickly. Does this mean I need extra steps to slow or pause the KM macro?

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Old 07-28-2019, 10:53 AM
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Thanks for your assistance. I installed the macros in KM, and installed the apple scripts with your installer.

I was not able to get the Macro to trigger the script at first. I would get a system error "Can't get window "Audio Suite Reverse" of App Pro Tools -1728.

I was able to run the script from within the KM editor by pressing the "try" button.

Finally after much frustration, just by coincidence, I discovered that the macro does work! but only if i hit the hot key extremely fast. I have to tap it rather quickly. Does this mean I need extra steps to slow or pause the KM macro?
The AppleScript is triggered once Keyboard Maestro sends the command to do so. How fast or slow you type the hot key shouldn’t matter, unless you use sticky hot keys.
I think this is something to troubleshoot within KM.
Have you tried other hot keys?

I am no Keyboard Maestro expert but I remember that when I created the macros KM wasn’t that reliable when triggering AppleScript files (and I mean AppleScript files, not AppleScript code). This is why I recommend the app FastScripts.
I created the KM macros as a courtesy only as I know that a lot of PT users love the app.

Which version of KM are you using?
Maybe someone around here can help you but I am afraid I can’t at the moment.
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