Add preset to menu bar

Pick from a list of pre-determined options to display in the Menu Bar.

Matthew's Score
4/5
Total Actions
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Shortcut Information

Use this shortcut on your Mac along with One Thing as a way to pick from a pre-set list of common tasks or information you want to display in the Menu Bar.

In this simple example, I’ve included options for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Other ideas might include putting your daily reoccuring to-dos, or picking from words of motivation you might want to show throughout your day.

Plus, the shortcut includes some scripting that allows for the menu options to be listed nicely capitalized, but then your choice is changed to lowercase before being placed in front of the action verb in the final step.
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Actions Used

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List
Allows you to specify a list of items to be passed to the next action.
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Choose from List
Presents a menu of the items passed as input to the action and outputs the user’s selection.

Prompt
The instruction provided when the list is presented.

Select Multiple
When enabled, multiple items may be chosen from the list.
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Change Case
Changes the case of the text passed into the action to UPPERCASE, lowercase, or Title Case.
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Set Variable
Sets the value of the specified variable to the input of this action.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Add%20preset%20to%20menu%20bar
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Add%20preset%20to%20menu%20bar
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Add preset to menu bar” end tell

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