Open cross-platform app

Template for shortcut that performs different steps on different platforms for a universal app.

Actions Used

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Open App
Opens the specified app.
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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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Text
Passes the specified text to the next action.
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Run Shortcut
Run an shortcut from your shortcut.

Extra Details

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

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