Hello friends. This post is for Ulysses enthusiasts! I’ve recently found a way to speedup my journaling workflow within Ulysses. Not only am I using it for my regular writing, but I’ve also adopted it for my Monthly Journal. I wanted to be able to add journal entries swiftly, without the need to navigate through Ulysses menus. So, here’s a Shortcut I hacked together for the Mac:
Here’s how it works:
1. Input Prompt: It starts by prompting you for the text you want to enter.
2. Format Selection: Next, it allows you to choose the format for your entry, whether it’s plain text, markdown, or HTML.
3. Position Selection: It then asks where you’d like to position the text within the sheet, whether at the beginning or end.
That’s it! To keep my entries consistent, I created two Keyboard Maestro text snippets:
For Monthly Journal Headings:
2023–10: Monthly Journal
For New Entry Headings:
23 October 2023 02:58 PM
This setup has significantly boosted my Ulysses journaling experience, making it quick, efficient and uniform.
So, if you’re a Ulysses user, don’t hesitate to give this shortcut a try.