Get Text from Input

⬆️

Returns text from the previous action's output. For example, this action can get the name of a photo or song, or the text of a web page.

Score
Type
InterActivity
Expertise
5/5
Type
InterActivity
Expertise

Action Information

Parameters

Get text from [Input]

Input

Anything

Result

Text

Shortcuts Using This

Works Well With

👣
Get Addresses from Input
Returns any street addresses found in the output from the previous action.
🔟
Count
Counts the number of items, characters, words, sentences, or lines passed as input.

Note (from Apple, for real)
This is just like the Count in Sesame Street, but instead of a vampire, it’s a Shortcuts action.
📋
Get Clipboard
Passes the contents of the clipboard to the next action.
✂️
Copy to Clipboard
Copies the result of the last action to the clipboard.

Details

Type
Interactivity
Expertise Needed
Matthew's Score
5/5
Category
Date Added to Shortcuts
11/12/2014
Identifier
is.workflow.actions.detect.text