Mac only: Sometimes it’s a pain working with text and extracting data from it. It’s tedious and easy to make a typo or miss a snippet of data. Let’s do something about that.
At the venerable Lifehacker blog, Thorin Klosowski highlights a group of Automator actions called TextFlow that can do things like:
- Extract URLs
- Extract email addresses
- Make text uppercase or lowercase
- Remove empty lines
- And tons more
If you’re a writer or coder, this can potentially save you a hours of time.