Using AppleScript to Open a Specific Mailbox in Apple Mail (MacSparky Labs)

Shortcuts for iOS 16 is adding a feature that lets you open a specific Mailbox in Apple Mail on your iPhone or iPad. Shortcuts for Ventura, however, doesn’t have that function. What gives? Never fear. Sparky figured out a way to duplicate the feature using AppleScript…

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Project Setup with Craft, OmniFocus, and Shortcuts (MacSparky Labs)

Some of the labs members are interested in Craft. Good news! I’m using Craft for some of the Labs back-end. Here’s a Shortcut that builds out a new project using Craft and OmniFocus along with some basic training in Craft…

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Creating Animated Hand-Drawn Slides in Keynote (MacSparky Labs)

When I gave my presentation at the Linking Your Thinking Conference, I did it with hand-drawn, animated slides. These slides got a lot more comments and questions than I expected. So here is a short tutorial for Labs members explaining and demonstrating exactly how I did it…

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Using Obsidian for Task Management (MacSparky Labs)

I spent three weeks running Obsidian as my primary task manager. I learned that task management in Obsidian is a lot better than I expected, but probably still not the answer for me. In this video, I walk through plugins and workflows to manage your tasks in Obsidian…

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