Preferences Window

Hook’s Preferences window contains the following tabs. Some of these tabs are only presented in Hook Pro.

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  1. General to apply Finder tags to linked files, and do even more;
  2. Notes. This is for the Hook to New feature: to configure the default Notes folder, default note template, and the names of new notes;
  3. Scripts (Pro users only) to add, edit and delete scripts for apps to use with Hook;
  4. Shortcuts to set up global keyboard shortcuts for displaying the Hook window; and for using Hook’s commands without even displaying the Hook window;
  5. Favorite Apps to choose the app used to open e-mail links (hook://email/ URLs);
  6. Sync between Macs and mobile devices;
  7. Tags : Finder tags, Pinboard tags and GoodLinks tags. Latter two require Pinboard and GoodLinks, respectively.
  8. Services (Pro users only) for configuring third party bookmarking services: Pinboard, GoodLinks, Instapaper;
  9. Advanced (Pro users only). For preventing Hook for searching specified folders when it resolves a new hook://file/ link; and
  10. Updates : when to check for updates.

There are additional preferences that you can only access from the command line or automation.