Action

Add to Readwise

Posted by demaya, Last update about 2 months ago

UPDATES

about 2 months ago

Added possibility to choose book from list and refactored some stuff

Adds either the selected text, or if no selected text, the content of the draft to Readwise. Before pushing to Readwise you can select which Book it should be added to.

Get your access token via https://readwise.io/access_token

Steps

  • script

    const SOURCE_TYPE = "drafts";
    const BASE_URL = "https://readwise.io/api/v2/";
    
    let selectedText;
    if (editor.getSelectedText().length > 0) {
      selectedText = editor.getSelectedText();
    } else {
      selectedText = draft.content;
    }
    
    let selectedBook = selectBook(getEntriesFromReadwise);
    if (selectedBook != "cancelled") {
      postToReadwise(selectedText, selectedBook);
    }
    
    function selectBook(data) {
      let actionPrompt = new Prompt();
      actionPrompt.isCancellable = true;
    
      entries = getEntriesFromReadwise();
      entries.forEach(function (bookTitle) {
        actionPrompt.addButton(bookTitle);
      });
    
      actionPrompt.addButton("New Book");
    
      let userSelectedAButton = actionPrompt.show();
      let selectedBook = "userCancelled";
    
      if (userSelectedAButton) {
        selectedBook = actionPrompt.buttonPressed;
      } else {
        app.displayInfoMessage("Prompt was cancelled.");
        context.cancel();
        return "cancelled";
      }
    
      if (selectedBook == "New Book") {
        let newBookPrompt = new Prompt();
        newBookPrompt.addTextField("bookName", "New Book", "Name");
        newBookPrompt.addButton("OK");
        let userSelectedAButtonNewBook = newBookPrompt.show();
    
        if (userSelectedAButtonNewBook) {
          selectedBook = newBookPrompt.fieldValues["bookName"];
        } else {
          app.displayInfoMessage("Prompt was cancelled.");
          context.cancel();
          return "cancelled";
        }
      }
      return selectedBook;
    }
    
    function getEntriesFromReadwise() {
      const GET_URL = BASE_URL + "books/?source=" + SOURCE_TYPE + "&page_size=5";
    
      let credReadwise = Credential.create(
        "Readwise",
        "Highlight surfacing service."
      );
      credReadwise.addPasswordField("token", "API Token");
      credReadwise.authorize();
    
      let httpMain = HTTP.create();
      let respMain = httpMain.request({
        url: GET_URL,
        method: "GET",
        headers: {
          Authorization: `Token ${credReadwise.getValue("token")}`,
        },
      });
    
      let entries = [];
    
      if (respMain.statusCode == 200) {
        let responseText = respMain.responseText;
        let responseData = JSON.parse(responseText);
        let bookResults = responseData.results;
    
        bookResults.forEach(function (book) {
          entries.push(book.title);
        });
    
        entries.push("Quotes");
      } else {
        console.log("Error in getting books");
      }
    
      return entries;
    }
    
    function postToReadwise(selectedText, selectedBook) {
      const POST_URL = BASE_URL + "highlights/";
    
      let credReadwise = Credential.create(
        "Readwise",
        "Highlight surfacing service."
      );
      credReadwise.addPasswordField("token", "API Token");
      credReadwise.authorize();
    
      if (selectedBook) {
        let httpMain = HTTP.create();
        let respMain = httpMain.request({
          url: POST_URL,
          method: "POST",
          data: {
            highlights: [
              {
                text: selectedText,
                title: selectedBook.toString(),
                source_type: SOURCE_TYPE,
              },
            ],
          },
          headers: {
            Authorization: `Token ${credReadwise.getValue("token")}`,
          },
        });
    
        if (respMain.success) {
          return true;
        } else {
          console.log(`[${respMain.statusCode}] ${respMain.error}`);
          return false;
        }
      } else {
        // Nothing to do
      }
    }
    

Options

  • After Success Default
    Notification Info
    Log Level Error
Items available in the Drafts Directory are uploaded by community members. Use appropriate caution reviewing downloaded items before use.