Select File

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Prompts to select files or folders.

Score
Type
InterActivity
Expertise
3/5
Type
InterActivity
Expertise

Action Information

Parameters

Select [Files / Folders]

Select Multiple [Toggle]

Input

Does not take input

Result

Files, Folders

Comments

The Select File action has also been given its own dedicated space outside of Get File (where it lived before), giving those two distinct functions distinct actions instead of relying on users to figure out how to manipulate one action two ways.
Now, Select File lets you specify one or multiple files, plus switch β€œmodes” from Files to Folders – this allows iOS to display the proper asset picker so you can easily grab entire directories within Shortcuts.
From there, this action is useful with all of the new functions for Files in Shortcuts – if you want to pick the file as the shortcut is run, use Select File.

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Works Well With

Details

Type
Interactivity
Expertise Needed
Matthew's Score
3/5
Date Added to Shortcuts
07/06/2021
Identifier
is.workflow.actions.file.select


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