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'Compression' shortcut to compress files in Finder. #189

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Ornataweaver opened this Issue May 17, 2018 · 8 comments

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Ornataweaver commented May 17, 2018

Right now I have to use Finders 'Compress' ability, and it opens a new window for the compressed file.
This bothers me and I didn't find any way to disable opening a new window in Finder.

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gingerbeardman commented May 17, 2018

Using Keka in Finder

There a few alternative methods:

	CFBundleDocumentTypes = (
		{	CFBundleTypeExtensions = ( );
			CFBundleTypeRole = "Viewer";
			LSItemContentTypes = ( "public.data", "public.executable", "public.text", "public.archive", "public.disk-image",
				"public.image", "public.audio", "public.movie", "com.adobe.pdf", "****"
			);
		},
	);

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Keka then has this option to not open the Finder window after compression:
screen shot 2018-05-17 at 14 01 33

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aonez commented May 17, 2018

@Ornataweaver the default compress option in the Finder's contextual menu is no used with Keka. Use the alternatives @gingerbeardman pointed 👍

@aonez aonez added this to the Random bag milestone May 17, 2018

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aonez commented May 21, 2018

Keka should register its compatibility with more file types to make this easier @aonez - eg.

@gingerbeardman I think the services are the way to go with files that Keka can't extract. But not sure here. For example a file that has no other handler, double clicking it will compress it...

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gingerbeardman commented May 21, 2018

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aonez commented May 21, 2018

The bundled Archive Utility is only registered on compressed files, as far as I can tell. Maybe I'm missing something on this topic.

I thought you meant to create a generic item so all type of files are registered with Keka. Is that right?

For example this is the current definition in Keka for Zip:

<dict>
	<key>CFBundleTypeExtensions</key>
	<array>
		<string>zip</string>
	</array>
	<key>LSTypeIsPackage</key>
	<false/>
	<key>NSPersistentStoreTypeKey</key>
	<string>XML</string>
	<key>OnTab</key>
	<true/>
	<key>CFBundleTypeName</key>
	<string>ZIP Archive</string>
	<key>CFBundleTypeIconFile</key>
	<string>zip</string>
	<key>IconVariant</key>
	<string>orange</string>
	<key>LSItemContentTypes</key>
	<array>
		<string>com.pkware.zip-archive</string>
		<string>public.zip-archive</string>
		<string>public.zip-archive.first-part</string>
	</array>
	<key>CFBundleTypeRole</key>
	<string>Viewer</string>
</dict>
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Ornataweaver commented May 26, 2018

Right now I use "ctrl + shift + C" to compress files. I think anything that takes more time than this wouldn't be interesting. "Open with... > Keka.app" would definitely take longer than "ctrl + shift + C" and then "cmd + W" for quitting the window that opens.
I'm just suggesting for better experience.

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aonez commented May 28, 2018

@Ornataweaver now I get it 👍🏼

@aonez aonez modified the milestones: Future, 1.1.0 May 28, 2018

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aonez commented May 28, 2018

Coming in next release:

  • Send to Keka: Ctrl + Shift + K (^⇧K)
  • Compress with Keka: Ctrl + Shift + C (^⇧C)
  • Extract with Keka: Ctrl + Shift + X (^⇧X)

Obviously those can be changed in the Services list (System Preferences).

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