Open Menu Bar apps

Opens various apps you want running in the Menu Bar like Alfred, Plex, or 1Password.

Actions Used

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Open App
Opens the specified app.

Extra Details

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

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