App Update News – Drafts: Capture ‣‣ Act


Welcome to our new series where we discuss prominent app updates. Not all app updates are worth talking about but sometimes an update will bring some great features.

Drafts: Capture ‣‣ Act

What’s New

  1. New: HTML Preview action steps now have a share button. Allows sharing of the raw HTML generated by the preview, but also the ability to copy as rich text and print.

  2. New: HTML Preview step editing now has import and export options to load templates from files, and “Reset” button replacing buttons which set the default styles.

  3. New: Badge notification settings now allow badge count to be based on a selected workspace’s inbox only. This allow greater control over which drafts should be considered unprocessed for purposes of the badge count. If a workspace is selected, other filtering options are disabled.

  4. New: New “default tags” setting for Share extension to create initial tag assignments for share extension captures. These default tag assignments can be overriden in the share extension, but will be assigned by default in any new share. Set the default tags in Settings > Extensions > Share extension.

  5. New: Watch app “default tag” setting can now take a comma-separated list of default tags, not just one.

  6. New: Display device (iPad, Mac, iPhone) along with created, modified dates in draft detail. Allows referencing whether a draft was created or last modified on iPhone, iPad or Mac.

  7. New: Track the device action is executed on (iPad, iPhone, etc) and display in action log.

  8. New: Version script object to access a draft’s version history. Can be useful for comparing or exporting past versions.

  9. Access version history of draft via draft.versions.

  10. Script creation of a new version with draft.saveVersion()

Other Changes and Fixes

  1. Fix: Resolve occasional issue where launching to search from the Today widget would fail.

  2. Fix: Better handling of sync changes which trash/delete drafts which are loaded in the editor.

  3. Change: Add anylist:, googlechrome: URL schemes to whitelist for link mode support.