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Passes the specified file as output.

Score
Stage
Prompt
Type
3
3/5

Information

Parameters

[File]

Input

Does not take input

Result

Files

Comments

While the File action has existed in Shortcuts since it became an Apple app as “Get File”, the action was built using the publicly-available developer APIs that limited access to its own iCloud Drive folder as it had when the app was Workflow.

Since then, accessing any file across the filesystem has been a common request for Shortcuts users – if it’s an Apple app, why does it have the same limitations?

Now, that day has come, and the Files actions can “get” files from any folder – the action lets you select a file from any folder that’s available via the iOS document provider APIs (apps like Dropbox and Google Drive work too).

Details

Score
3/5
Date Added
07/06/2021
Stage
Type
Identifier
is.workflow.actions.file.select

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