I Love Launchy. It’s not as powerful as other keyboard launchers like FARR, but it suits me just fine. I’ve been using Delicious for bookmark management for a long time now, and today, as I was looking for some articles I had bookmarked at work the other day, my “meta” self was thinking “Hey, slow-ass, why are you Clicking the bookmark icon, searching for a filter, and then clicking on the link? That’s, like, too much mousing”.
For me, automation has become a habit. It’s like I’ve spawned a thread that sits behind me, watching to see when I’m doing stuff slowly, and it pokes me when it observes un-optimized behavior. It’s a cruel master. I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Consequently, I decided it was worth investigating whether Launchy could easily fire up delicious bookmarks. After a bit of Googlin’, I found it in a comment.
Here’s how to configure it:
Options, Plugin tab, Weby, add +
- alt-space to pop up launchy
- type “delicious”. You can probably get away with just typing “de” or “del”
- hit the TAB key
- type your query
- Hit enter
Here’s what it looks like when you follow steps 1-4: