Open a shortcut

Asks you to type in the name of a shortcut, then opens it so you can edit the actions.

Actions Used

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Open Shortcut
Opens a shortcut in the Shortcuts editor.
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Ask for Input
Prompts the user to enter a piece of information.

Extra Details

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

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