Taming the Prompt on Drafts 4.1.1


Text, action and screenshot by Phillip Gruneich

The features I’m the most excited about on this recent updated are the new prompt action step and the multiple Markdown processors. We’ll take a look into those now.

The Prompt

The prompt is a long-waited feature to add direct input into actions, Greg makes one of its use cases clear with an action to save a Markdown note on Evernote that prompts the user for a comma-separated list of tags. What should interest both of us is how these prompts can be built and how information passes to the next action step.

It starts as any other action, you’ll find the Prompt step in the Advanced section while creating a new action and it has a lot of options, the  following diagram should show you what everything.

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