Notes & Clipboard Assistant

Notes & Clipboard Assistant is a versatile shortcut that can be used to create and update iOS Notes or any other iOS application that uses text. It is particularly useful for creating consistently formatted time-stamped logs/lists. The shortcut help includes seven possible uses:

  • Dictate a random note
  • Append to a bulleted list
  • Insert an annotated URL into a favorite list (using Safari)
  • Share the Clipboard and a YouTube video using Messages
  • Save links to interesting iOS applications
  • Convert a PDF to a Note
  • Save a link from a third-party application

Notes & Clipboard Assistant was designed to do its tasks quickly and with minimal shortcut interaction. It can be customized with several Configuration Parameters, described at the end of the help.

A video overview of is available here and a Reddit /shortcuts cross-post is here.