Write down gifts received

Creates a series of prompts to save a gift and the giver’s name to an ongoing note.

Matthew's Score
4/5
Total Actions
14
Built For

Shortcut Information

Use this shortcut to write down who gave you what gift around the holidays so you can remember over time and thank them later.

This works using two prompts, then checks for your note to append the line (and creates a new note if you’re running it for the first time this year).
Category
Complexity
Interactivity
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Actions Used

🗣
Ask for Input
Prompts the user to enter a piece of information.
📄
Text
Passes the specified text to the next action.
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Set Variable
Sets the value of the specified variable to the input of this action.
🔍
Find Notes
Searches for the notes in your library that match the given criteria.

Sort by
Optionally, what to sort the notes by.

Order
The order to sort the notes in.

Limit
Whether or not to limit the number of notes retrieved.
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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Create Note
Shares the input with Notes using the standard Notes share extension.

Extra Details

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

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