Butler is a Sizzy command-line tool inspired by macOS Spotlight, Alfred, Krunner, and VSCode's Command Palette.

Butler gives you easy keyboard access to most Sizzy features. No need to navigate menus and click icons anymore.

Invoking Butler

Press Ctrl+Shift+P on Windows/Linux, or Cmd+Shift+P on macOS. The UI will dim and you'll see the Butler command bar.

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Example usage

Take screenshots

Open Butler and type in screenshot.

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This will give you all screenshot-related options such as screenshotting all devices and screenshotting devices with frames. You can even access all the Screenshot Settings with the same command.

Switch all devices to landscape

Open Butler and write landscape. Select the option Switch all Devices to Landscape.

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You don't need to type in the entire command

Take another look at the search bar in the above screenshots. You'll notice that we didn't even write the entire word, just screensh and lands. Butler is smart enough to recognize what you mean before you even say it.

So what else can I do with Butler?

Too many things to count. Click here to see a full list of commands. As a bonus, we'll keep adding new features and their descriptions to this page as we implement them.

Tip: Sort the changes by Oldest first to start with the more basic features—the ones we implemented first.

Of course there's an Emacs a Butler command for that

Almost every feature that has a Butler command associated with it has a Butler-specific section in the Help Center. Examples:

If in doubt, open up Butler and type in the initials of the feature you're using. Chances are, you'll find something you need.

Updated 12 Oct 2021
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