Action

Format URLs

Posted by pedromacedo.org, Last update 7 months ago

UPDATES

7 months ago

Sanitizes the first line.

Formats all URLs in a note to use Markdown Syntax.
Based on code from another Drafts Action.

Steps

  • script

    const urlRe = /((([A-Za-z]{3,9}:(?:\/\/)?)(?:[\-;:&=\+\$,\w]+@)?[A-Za-z0-9\.\-]+|(?:www\.|[\-;:&=\+\$,\w]+@)[A-Za-z0-9\.\-]+)((?:\/[\+~%\/\.\w\-_]*)?\??(?:[\-\+=&;%@\.\w_]*)#?(?:[\.\!\/\\\w]*))?)/g;
    const titleRe = /<title>(.*?)<\/title>/i;
    
    // fetch the full text from the editor
    let fullText = editor.getText();
    let lines = fullText.split("\n");
    let firstLine = lines.shift();
    let newText = "";
    
    // create a HTTP object
    let http = HTTP.create();
    
    let firstLineMatches = firstLine.match(urlRe);
    if (firstLineMatches) {
      // only get title of first URL in first line
      let response = http.request({
        "url": firstLineMatches[0],
        "method": "GET"
      });
    
      if (response.success) {
        let titleMatch = response.responseText.match(titleRe);
        if (titleMatch) {
          let title = titleMatch[1].replace(/[<>:"/\\|?*]+/g, ''); // sanitize title
          newText += title + "\n"; // add sanitized title as first line
          firstLine = firstLine.replace(firstLineMatches[0], `[${title}](${firstLineMatches[0]})`); // replace URL with markdown in first line
        } else {
          context.fail("Failed to find title in response");
        }
      } else {
        context.fail("HTTP request failed");
      }
    }
    
    newText += firstLine + "\n"; // add first line to new text
    
    // process the rest of the lines
    for(let line of lines) {
      let matches = line.match(urlRe);
      if (matches) {
        for(let url of matches) {
          // make HTTP get request to fetch page
          let response = http.request({
            "url": url,
            "method": "GET"
          });
    
          if (response.success) {
            let titleMatch = response.responseText.match(titleRe);
            if (titleMatch) {
              line = line.replace(url, `[${titleMatch[1]}](${url})`);
            } else {
              context.fail("Failed to find title in response");
            }
          } else {
            context.fail("HTTP request failed");
          }
        }
      }
    
      newText += line + "\n"; // add processed line to new text
    }
    
    // replace the text in the editor with the new text
    editor.setText(newText);

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  • After Success Nothing , Tags: urls
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