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    When I read that you could use Quicksilver with Twitter, I felt as excited as Jack Bauer in an interrogation room full of terror suspects. It all started with. And then I lost myself in hours of troubleshooting as I tried to force hack after hack to work the way I wanted them to. As these things are, it wasn’t nearly as hard in the end as all the work that led up to the final result.

    Keep track of things you want to notify. Say user A visits user B's profile, add a notification message to a notification table for user B. If user C winks at user B, add another notification to user B's list. Check if there are new notification. After you've retrieved the notifications, mark them as read so they won't show up anymore.

    The first AppleScript I found for the job was. But as best as I can tell, the Keychain Access was a major bottleneck. Then I found an option that uses the, but you’ve got to be pretty serious to install Rubygems on your Mac. I couldn’t make it happen.

    I’m not that serious. Then I found to avoid Keychain scripting, but it was still too geeky for me to get working with my limited know-how.

    May 17, 2010  You can specify applications to disable Growl notifications for by using the Growl control panel, here’s how. To each their own, of course. But I love the Mac’s single menu bar. Why do I need to see multiple menu bars on my screen? It’s not like I can use multiple programs simultaneously. Anyone know how (or if possible. Set Twitter for Mac to Livestream New Tweets & Automatically Scroll to Top Jan 30, 2011 - 8 Comments If you use Twitter to keep an eye on things or to livestream news and events, this feature in the Twitter for Mac desktop app is a must use.

    I even found and with Growl notification. I was about to give up. But I said I would give myself the length of the entire album to make it happen.

    (I hadn’t listened to it in a long time and it was my favorite album as a dirty minded pubescent teen. He said “masturbating!”) About an hour of pop/funk later, this is what I had hacked together. Features:. Counts characters and notifies you by Growl if you exceed 140. Notifies you by Growl when your tweet is sent. Twitter username/password is hard coded to avoid Keychain Access and reduce delays. Checks to see if iChat is running and then sets your status message as the current tweet.

    Checks to see if Skype is running and then sets your mood text message as the current tweet. Note: If you want to integrate Skype mood text updates, open the script in Script Editor and uncomment (remove “–“) the Skype tell. Growl will use the icon of if installed. Need to manage multiple Twitter accounts? Just create a copy of the script in your Quicksilver Actions folder, change the username/password, and you can tweet from two accounts. How to install:., unzip, and put it here: /Library/Application Support/Quicksilver/Actions. Using Script Editor, modify these lines of the script to your Twitter username and password: set twitterkeyaccount to 'your@email.com' set twitterkeypass to 'yourpassword'.

    Restart Quicksilver. How to use:. Invoke Quicksilver. Enter (hit period) and type your message. Tab to the Action Pane and type “Tweet” (or as much of the word as you need).

    I hope you find this script useful. I’m no programmer, so I can’t support it. If you have addons or variations, please post them.

    Don’t forget to to your Twitter friends list. And thanks to all the coders that came before me and made this possible. Update 4-21-07: Integrated Skype mood text updates as an option. See instructions for details. Update 8-11-07: Integrated Facebook updates as an option. See this post: Update 5-24-09: I made a change to the curl script which should solve any previous problems.

    @Milkfilk: Glad you like it. I didn’t code it from scratch. Just hacked a bunch of different AppleScripts together. But I really love AppleScript. The more I get into it, the more I realize how powerful it is. But playing with the dark arts does have its price!