Control appearance

Presents a menu for various times of the day, then changes the device settings to make the screen easier to read depending on that time.

Actions Used

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Choose from Menu
Presents a menu and runs different actions based on which menu item was chosen.
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Set Brightness
Sets the device brightness.
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Set Appearance
Changes system appearance (between Light/Dark).
Set Increase Contrast
Increase color contrast between app foreground and background colors
Set White Point
White point reduces the intensity of bright colors.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Control%20appearance
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Control%20appearance
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Control appearance” end tell

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