Take window screenshot

Takes a full window screenshot and leaves out the background.

Matthew's Score
4/5
Total Actions
8
Built For

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.
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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.
📄
Text
Passes the specified text to the next action.
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Set Name
Sets the name of the item passed as input.
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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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