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Keyboard Maestro 6.3

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Stairways Software has released Keyboard Maestro 6.3 [1] with nearly 50 small enhancements and fixes in the automation utility. The update adds a delay before and after dragging in the drag mouse action, adds a number of Typed String trigger options, promises vast improvement in the performance of actions that write named clipboard entries, allows more use of shortcut letters in switchers with non-English keyboards, utilizes a “more modern method” of hardware key simulation to resolve issues with the Volume Control action, and adds support for displaying time saved in days, months, or years. A newly discovered bug can result in Keyboard Maestro-mediated clipboard text being messed up in some applications; look for 6.3.1 to appear shortly. ($36 new with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members [2], free update, 24.1 MB, release notes [3])

[1]: http://www.keyboardmaestro.com/
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[3]: http://www.keyboardmaestro.com/documentation/6/whatsnew.html