You may have noticed that the Hook window contains a couple of new commands that you’ve never seen in any other app:
- ⌘U to Copy a New Unique ID
- ⇧⌘S to Copy a Search Link from Clipboard (of the form
I’ve added a section to the Gear menu help document that explains why they are handy:
Copy a New Unique ID, and Copy a Search Link from Clipboard.
In a nutshell,
hook://search links enable you to create links that trigger a search. This can be helpful in countless ways. One of the main applications is to enable you to quickly link to a file that you are editing in an app that is not yet compatible with Hook. But its usefulness goes well beyond that.
hook://search links just trigger Spotlight searches, but we may extend the syntax and semantics to support other search engines.
FYI: We’ve been fixing and extending documentation. That is a priority of mine.