Open Twitter User Profile

Posted by @jsamlarose, Last update over 3 years ago

Small helper action. Found myself needing to prune a few Twitter lists recently. Or, to be more accurate: every now and then, I feel that I should prune my Twitter lists to keep them functional and high signal, then I think about doing that through the Twitter interface, and the initiative dies there…

Using Tweetdeck, I exported usernames from a list into a draft, then built this action, which simply opens the user profile for a given @user wherever the cursor is (so one @user per line).

It’s not particularly sophisticated (no regex), just splits the line on the basis of the @ symbol and assumes that the first @value in the line is the username to target, which means you should be able to manage a list of twitter handles as a bulleted task list and/or include an @done(date/time) tag to log date of last review, if you’re so inclined.


  • script

    // See online documentation for examples
    var lineRefs = editor.getSelectedLineRange()
    var line = editor.getTextInRange(lineRefs[0],lineRefs[1])
    line = line.split("@")
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