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Dear all,

I am after making an automator that would put my machine to sleep after 30mins of running the automator. I know this can be set-up in the Energy settings the problem is that I need to be running a USB device for 30 mins after I press the Automator workflow and then let the machine go to sleep. Can any one shine some light on this?. Thanks

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Don't really know what you are trying to do,
Have you tried adding the actions "Pause" and "Sleep" somewhere into the script?
I made a example automator script, see if it can help.
Pause&Sleep.workflow.zip

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Hi,

You hit the nail on the head. What I want is the machine to go to sleep 30 mins after I run the Automator. Problem, the action "Sleep" is no where to be found and when I load the script you sent me it says the action "Sleep" could not be loaded because it could not be located, try to re-install the action. Any thought?

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I believe that Automator action can be found at Apple - Downloads - Automator Actions - Sleep. It links to mac-help and the file is located there.

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Excellent. Thank you very much.

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