Convert YouTube chapters to linked list

Takes a YouTube video and your provided chapter marker text, splits out the timecodes and converts them to total seconds, then formats individual links for each chapter in Markdown formatting.

Actions Used

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Repeat with Each
Takes a list of items as input, and runs the contained actions once for each item in the list.
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If
Tests if a condition is true, and if so, runs the actions inside. Otherwise, the actions under “Otherwise” are run.
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Set Variable
Sets the value of the specified variable to the input of this action.
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Combine Text
Joins text together, inserting the separator between each join.
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Replace Text
Replaces some text passed into the action with other text.
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Split Text
Separates text passed into the action into a list.
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Text
Passes the specified text to the next action.
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Run Shortcut
Run an shortcut from your shortcut.
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Get Item from List
Returns one or more items from the list passed as input. You can get the first item, the last item, a random item, the item at a particular index, or items in a range of indexes.
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Ask for Input
Prompts the user to enter a piece of information.
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Stop and Output
Stops execution of the current shortcut, and outputs content. This action is useful when: • Running a shortcut from another shortcut (using the Run Shortcut action). The output will be used as the output of the Run Shortcut action. • Running a shortcut from Quick Actions in Finder on macOS. The output will be saved as a file alongside the files selected in Finder. • Running a shortcut from Services on macOS. The output will replace the selected content, if applicable. • Or, when running a shortcut from another location that supports output, like the command-line or the Shortcuts URL scheme. No more actions will be run after this action.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Convert%20YouTube%20chapters%20to%20linked%20list
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Convert%20YouTube%20chapters%20to%20linked%20list
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Convert YouTube chapters to linked list” end tell

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