TIP: Using Drafts as a Text Snippet Library.
Step-by-step setup with actions, a workspace, and even a shortcut to manage and retrieve reusable text snippets. Great walkthrough to get familiar with a variety of Drafts features: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/tip-using-drafts-as-a-text-snippet-library/13551
TIP: Have a draft you are referencing a lot in a particular time frame, like a travel note or grocery list? Did you know you can start a live activity for any (or even more than one) draft by tapping and holding the pin button? Details: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/tip-using-live-activities-in-drafts/13608 https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/tip-using-live-activities-in-drafts/13608
TIP: Actions for Working with Lines and Blocks. Indent-outdent, move lines up and down, and more: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/tip-actions-for-working-with-lines-and-blocks/13037
Great tips for using Drafts with Airtable in this week's Automators! https://www.relay.fm/automators/128
TIP: Long press on tags in the filter list for commands to bulk rename or delete tags. Great for merging similar tags, or just cleaning up old unused tags. Learn more: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/tip-long-press-on-tags-in-filter-list-to-rename-delete/14257
TIP: Did you know searches in Drafts support advanced query options like:
"exact phrase” < require the full phrase match
-term < omit drafts with “term”
title:term < match only in the first line
red OR blue < match drafts with "red" or “blue”
/regex/ < use regular expressions
These work in quick search, or search above the draft list. Learn more: https://docs.getdrafts.com/docs/drafts/filtering#searching-drafts
TIP: Another fun ChatGPT action to apply text transformations to selected text. Great for applying a series of instructions, like “uppercase and insert a 🎉 emoji between each word”. https://directory.getdrafts.com/a/2Ju
NEWS: If you use Drafts with Evernote, please read this update regarding transitioning to email-based actions: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/evernote-users-transition-to-email-based-integrations/14245
Drafts 39 is out! OpenAI-ChatGPT integration, Tabbed window support on Mac, Cursor positioning options. Details: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/drafts-39-released-openai-chatgpt-tabbed-windows-cursor-positioning/14225
📲 A new addition to the Shortcut Archive.
I have to say I’m quite pleased with this one, even if it’s quite niche! I can see lots of subtle use cases for anyone who integrates it into their workflows.
TIP: Did you know you can create Live Activities to pin drafts on your Lock Screen and in the Dynamic Island? Great for keeping a draft handy while updating or referencing it. Learn more: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/tip-using-live-activities-in-drafts/13608
TIP: Prefer Tab/Shift-Tab, word-processor-style indentation? Just re-assign keyboard shortcuts on your indent/outdent actions. Details: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/tip-setup-tab-shift-tab-indentation-shortcuts/9368
Really great to have @mattgemmell on iMore today to share his experiences with
NEWS: Drafts' Twitter support ending…we guess? If you use Drafts to post to Twitter, read this update: https://forums.getdrafts.com/t/twitter-support-in-drafts-ending/14134
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