01-10 Action metadata defines which Omni applications will load the action, as weel as the title of the action’s corresponding Automation Menu menu item.
14 A new instance of the Form class is created and stored in the variable: parametersForm
16-20 A new text input instance of the Form.Field class is created and stored in the variable: textInputField
22-26 A new checkbox instance of the Form.Field class is created and stored in the variable: checkboxSwitch
28-29 The addField(…) function of the Form class is used to add the form elements to the form.
32 The text for the prompt displayed in the form dialog is stored in the variable: formPrompt
33 The title for the approval button displayed in form dialog is stored in the variable: buttonTitle
37-41 The validation property of the form is a function that examines the passed-in form object to determine if text has been entered in the text input field. If text has been entered by the user, the approval button is enabled.
44-59 The then(…) function of the Promise class is executed when the approval button in the form dialog is pressed by the user.
45 The string value of the text input when the dialog was approved is extracted from the passed-in form object using the identifier key for the form element: textInput
46 The user-provided Drafts action title is encoded for inclusion in a URL.
47 The boolean value of the checkbox when the dialog was approved is extracted from the passed-in form object using the identifier key for the form element: checkboxSwitch
48-49 The graphic text of the selected graphic object is extracted and encoded for inclusion in a URL.
50 The Drafts application supports two URL parameters for indicating how the passed textual data is to be processed: one creates a new draft (/create), and the other (/runAction) does not. A URL opening for each option is stored in its corresponding variable.
53 A URL string targeting the Drafts application is constructed from the segments.
55 A URL object is created from the URL string.
X The call(…) function of the URL class is used to execute the url object.
62-64 The catch(…) function of the Promise class is executed if the form dialog is canceled by the user.
68-70 The value of the action’s validation property is a function that returns a value of true only if a single solid containing text is selected in the OmniGraffle document.
The following video shows the Omni Automation action in use to AirDrop the graphic text to a local computer:
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