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This Alfred workflow allows you to create new backlog issues in your Linear project management workspace directly from Alfred.  Quickly capture ideas, tasks, or bug reports as Linear issues without leaving your current context or switching between apps.


To use the workflow, simply invoke Alfred and type the designated keyword, which is "li" by default, followed by the title of the issue you want to create.


For example, typing "li Implement new login flow" will instantly create a new backlog issue titled "Implement new login flow" in your specified Linear team.


By integrating Linear with Alfred, this workflow eliminates the need to switch between apps or browser tabs, saving you valuable time and boosting your productivity. Instead of navigating to the Linear web app and manually creating issues, you can capture your ideas and action items as they arise, without disrupting your current workflow.

Whether you're a developer, project manager, or anyone who uses Linear for task management, this Alfred workflow is a game-changer. It streamlines your issue creation process, reduces context switching, and helps you stay focused on your work while ensuring that important tasks and ideas are promptly captured and organized in your Linear backlog.




Before using this workflow, you'll need:

1. A Linear account
2. Your personal Linear API key
3. The ID of the Linear team where you want to create issues




Obtaining Your API Key

1. Log in to your Linear account at https://linear.app/
2. Press "G" then "S" to open your account settings
3. Select "API" under "My Account" on the left sidebar
4. Create a new personal API key and name it as desired


Obtaining Your Team ID

1. While logged in to Linear, press "Cmd + K" and enter "UUID" in the popup window
2. Select "Developer: Copy Model UUID..."
3. Type "team" and select the name of the team where you want to create issues


After obtaining your API key and team ID, enter them in the respective fields in the workflow configuration.




The default keyword to trigger the workflow is "li". To create a new issue:

1. Type "li" followed by a space
2. Enter the title of the issue
3. Press Enter


The new issue will be created as a backlog item in the specified Linear team.




You can change the keyword by selecting the "Keyword" object in the workflow.




Contributions are welcome! If you'd like to contribute, please follow these steps:

1. Fork the repository
2. Create a new branch for your changes
3. Make your changes
4. Commit your changes
5. Push your changes to your forked repository
6. Submit a pull request


Clone the repo with https://github.com/mattalexanderfields/Alfred_wf_Linear.git




If you have any questions or issues, please contact me at theseapriest@gmail.com




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