I got clued in to this tweet by the wonderful Federico Viticci through the latest Shortcuts newsletter from the equally wonderful Matthew Cassinelli and was enthralled by the possibility of grabbing an email’s URL to refer to it from outside of Mail.app.
Because I get a lot of email, it is often the source of knowledge, wisdom, and tasks, and so being able to refer to emails in other contexts (say, from tasks in OmniFocus or rapid-logged journaling in Agenda) is really valuable. So I set to work to make a Shortcut to manage just this.
Update 07/25: Improved URL encoding, link handling, and some other light refinements. Hope you love it!
Since I shared an OmniFocus variant of my Rapid Logger Shortcut, I wanted to also share such a variant of my Agenda Daily Log Shortcut, because that only seems right.
Update 07/19: Now with OmniFocus task notes
Update 07/20: Fixed unintentionally re-used task note
I shared my Rapid Log Shortcut for Agenda the other day, and it serves its purpose, but I am an OmniFocus user, and so really, my rapid logged tasks need to land there. As such, I have been fine-tuning my Shortcut for use with it, and with some bonus features.
When it comes to capturing things as they come in to my life, I love the notion of rapid logging as is done in the Bullet Journal Method. The catch for me is that while I adore analog work, it often can’t scale to the pace or reusability of digital. This is where I have built up a solution for my daily logging that works digitally.