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Josué Almeida@z3ux · Social Media Manager @ KuantoKusta
Except if I have a keyboard with a non-US layout... :\
Charles CH Mandel@ch_mandel · Founder @ Parisian Design
a big problem indeed !
Manak Kapoor
Maker
@manak_ · Developer, Thundertick
@z3ux There's a fix for this already in development, soon you'll be able to bind the hotkey to any key combination on your keyboard! It won't only be bound to the backtick key.
Manak Kapoor
Maker
@manak_ · Developer, Thundertick
@z3ux @ch_mandel Thundertick has been updated to v1.5.0! You can now set a custom hotkey for launching thundertick by going into it's chrome options page. You can access the settings page by right clicking on the thundertick icon in your chrome toolbar and clicking the `options` button! This should resolve the problems people, with alternate keyboard layouts, have been facing.
Josué Almeida@z3ux · Social Media Manager @ KuantoKusta
@manak_ @ch_mandel I'll give it a try.
Joost Schuur@joostschuur · Platform Evangelist, Playmob
Search doesn't seem to find anything I'd expect from open tabs, either by tab title or content. Is it possible that it's still indexing, @manak_ ? I did restart the browser. The options menu item is also grayed out.
Manak Kapoor
Maker
@manak_ · Developer, Thundertick
@joostschuur Hey Joost, that's actually really odd. Are you sure you began your search query with 't' to search through open tabs? A more detailed help cheatsheet is available via the 'help' command.
Joost Schuur@joostschuur · Platform Evangelist, Playmob
@manak_ It didn't occur to me I had to prefix it with t. Didn't notice that as part of any onboarding and it wasn't intuitive at all. As a spotlight user, I've built up muscle memory thinking I can just start typing away without a special prefix. It does work when I start with t though. Really wish it wouldn't require that though. I'll probably run into this problem over and over again.
Manak Kapoor
Maker
@manak_ · Developer, Thundertick
@joostschuur Hmm you're right, the prefix is abit unnatural as one expects results when they start typing. I am going to explore my options about how to solve this, but most likely it's going to involve getting only 1 or 2 searchers working when there's no prefix like maybe bookmarks and open tabs?
Ben Tossell
Hunter
@bentossell · Community Lead, Product Hunt
This looks dope. Explanation from the site: You can now search through every part of your browser including all your bookmarks, history, open tabs, downloads, installed apps and more... It gives you access to tons of commands like Sort open tabs, Refresh all Tabs, Take a screenshot and more... Thundertick takes advantage of the WILDLY under-utilized BACKTICK button on our keyboards. Seriously, no one uses this thing. This puts the great power, that is thundertick only ONE tap of the BACKTICK key away! What's the story here @manak_ - why did you make this?
Avadh B.S. Dwivedi@avadhbsd · Designer
Seems to have merit in many ways. But usage and privacy ?
Manak Kapoor
Maker
@manak_ · Developer, Thundertick
@avadhbsd The extension runs entirely on your computer and does not send any data about your searches in the extension to anywhere external. The source code is available if anyone would like to take a look at it - https://github.com/thundertick/t...
Thomas McLeod@tmcleod3 · CEO - Omni
So this is basically Browser Alfred?
Manak Kapoor
Maker
@manak_ · Developer, Thundertick
@tmcleod3 Yep i guess that's one way of putting it :D