so ive noticed that as opposed to capturing from Safari, when capturing from the iOS youtube app (via the share button). All i get is a “lousy” URL which has no title, name or anything else to identify what the video is later on…
is aw that on safari one can change the capture template (https://docs.getdrafts.com/docs/extensions/share)
Can something be done from youtube captures? I capture alot of info while watching youtube and its very hard to understand what the videos are since all i get is a simple youtube URL, ie:
any ideas very appreciated!
What is captured depends on what is sent. It’s the YouTube app that’s sending that information. You would need to insert something like a Shortcuts share sheet shortcut that goes out and gets extra information about the YouTube video based on the URL it gets passed; and then pass that on to Drafts.
ahh that’s a great idea!
ill explore the inter tube to try and find examples
thx a lot @sylumer
Hi @MAB941009, not yet didn’t have time yet to explore
when (and if) i do will post it here
I did some playing around with this yesterday. Due to how the YouTube pages are formatted, any solution is probably going to involve a bunch of regexp searches for information on the page, which I don’t have time to play with right now either, unfortunately.
A really crude stopgap would be something like going to the page for the video in safari, highlighting the information you need and either use Draft capture from there or create a shortcut that turns a selection into markdown then sends it to Drafts if you need to.
so i played around with this and came up with this if anyone is interested!
Great Solution. Thanks for the reply