One of the great new features in Launch Center Pro 2.0 is the ability to use Launch Center Pro tags from a URL that's launched from outside of the app. In my previous post, I have shown three use cases where
launchpro://?url= can do things that were not possible previously. But, there's still one use case that I hadn't explored yet: using the
Ben Whiting asked me over Twitter whether I had tried it or not. Until an hour ago, I was not able to get anything working from the bookmarklet. Thankfully Justin Youens, a member of Contrast, showed us how to do it - with an example of grabbing the page URL and put it on the Tweetbot's compose window.
Apparently, we need to encode everything behind the
launchpro://?url= using Javacript's
encodeURIComponent function. I tried encoding it using the in-app text encoding function from Launch Center Pro, but could never get it to work.
I deliberately didn't use the rating parameter, and as far as I know, the Quotebook app doesn't support the tags parameter in its URL schemes.
For me, this is a new and improved workflow over my relatively manual approach in collecting quotations. It's now easier to add quotes using Launch Center Pro's
[prompt]. I just wish Quotebook would support x-callback-url so that I can return to Chrome after adding the quotation.
This is a simple example of what we can do with
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