Take window screenshot

Takes a full window screenshot and leaves out the background.

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Shortcut Information

Use this as a tool to sync screenshots from iOS to iCloud Drive, where you can also send assets from macOS using a tool like Hazel.

Speak the name to Siri when you want to save your screenshot.

Actions Used

Go to Home Screen
Navigates to the Home Screen.
Format Date
Formats a date and time into text.
Get Device Details
Gets information about the current device.
Passes the specified text to the next action.
Set Name
Sets the name of the item passed as input.
Save File
Save files to iCloud Drive. Turn off “Ask Where to Save” in order to specify a destination path in the Shortcuts folder.

Extra Details

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AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Take window screenshot” end tell

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