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∞ Pulling handwritten notes into a shortcut

[2019-03-29 14:34:06]

[VIDEO] This is a pretty interesting find by Matthew Cassinelli. In a nutshell, you can handwrite notes on your iPad using Apple Pencil, then send that text (as text, not as drawn text) to a shortcut. To see this in action, watch the video (embedded in the main Loop post) and jump to about 2:12. If you do a lot of handwritten notes, I can see lots of value here. Export the text to a shopping list, for example. Or, perhaps, append the text to a list of app ideas. I suspect you could even create a shortcut smart enough to figure out from context what list stuff should go to. Of course, your success here will depend on how readable your handwriting is.

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