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Hi, I am creating a workflow and I want to create a script filter with strings from a bash array. Given I have an array called $regions that contains 3 strings. I want to create 3 list items from that using jq.

echo $regions
france netherlands denmark

I tried this command but the output is obviously not compliant with Alfreds JSON format.

jq -n --arg inarr "${regions}" '{ items: [ $inarr | split("\n") ] }'
  "items": [

I need the JSON to look like that:

{"items": [
        "uid": "france",
        "title": "france",
        "arg": "france",
        "autocomplete": "france",
        "icon": {
            "path": "icons/france.png"

        "uid": "netherlands",
        "title": "netherlands",
        "arg": "netherlands",
        "autocomplete": "netherlands",
        "icon": {
            "path": "icons/netherlands.png"

        "uid": "denmark",
        "title": "denmark",
        "arg": "denmark",
        "autocomplete": "denmark",
        "icon": {
            "path": "icons/denmark.png"

Any help would be much appreciated.

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