Thursday, February 9, 2023
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Apple releases Shortcuts 2.1.2 with a ‘Post to Tumblr’ action

Apple has updated Shortcuts, its iOS productivity app, to version 2.1.2. A free download at the Apple App Store it adds a “Post to Tumblr” action.

The Get Time Between Dates action can now count the number of months between two dates.  Other improvements, according to Apple’s release notes:



  • Fixed an issue where the screen describing which apps and services are used by a shortcut may not appear when downloading a shortcut

  • Fixed an issue that caused shortcuts with the Open App or Play Sound actions to fail when Siri is used to run the shortcuts

  • Fixed an issue where shortcuts with Repeat with Each actions may freeze when they’re run from the widget or Library tab

  • Fixed an issue where the Phone Number action may not understand phone numbers that contain commas (pauses) or have long extension codes

  • Fixed an issue where the Show Directions action may not work when it’s run from the Shortcuts Today View widget on the Lock screen

  • Fixed an issue where the Add New Reminder action doesn’t work when a time or location isn’t entered

  • Fixed an issue where the Send Payment action may not appear to finish when making Apple Pay Cash payments

  • Fixed an issue where the Ask for Input action’s default answer field for dates wouldn’t support 24-hour time

  • Fixed an issue where the Get Name of Emoji action showed the emoji name in English when the device is set to another language

  • Fixed an issue where some shortcuts may show an error message when they’re run from Search

  • Fixed an issue where shortcuts may fail to download web pages with long Unicode titles

  • Fixed an issue where the Run Editorial Workflow action doesn’t pass a result.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.