Read Dropbox File In Shortcuts

How do I read the contents of a Dropbox file in Shortcuts?

Get File doesn’t seem to get the contents - for a file which is /Workflow/Inbound/StatusFile

I’m wondering if it’s because it’s not top-level or because it doesn’t have an extension.

On 16 Dec 2018 I’m using the latest released Shortcuts app.

Try using the set name action with a .txt extension.

Definitely the file name. This has been the case since the first releases of Workflow in that the Shortcuts app tries to infer things about files based on the file extension (which it is assuming a type from).

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