Use TextExpander And AppleScript To Grab Your Location Data On Mac

Use TextExpander and AppleScript to Grab Your Location Data on Mac

Mac: If you ever want to pull your location data off your Mac and drop it into an iMessage, note or journal entry, it will be a pain to find. However, with a little AppleScript magic, you can grab your location and instantly turn it into a TextExpander snippet.

First, you'll need a free app from the Mac App Store called Location Helper that gives AppleScript access to your location. From there, you just need to build a simple Applescript and then create a trigger for that in TextExpander (or any other text expansion program that supports AppleScript). The end results a simple text expansion script that instantly pulls your GPS location.

Head over to the Smile blog for the full directions on creating the AppleScript for yourself.

Using TextExpander to Get Your Location [Smile via Cult of Mac]


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