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DEVONthink Item ID

A DEVONthink 'item link', which uses the x-devonthink-item:// pseudo-protocol, can be used to obtain the source item's ID. The item link looks like this:


The long code string is a DEVONThink unique ID for that asset. Thus the actual item ID is:


This is the ID needed to use in a DEVONThink watched group.