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Automator. How to use it?


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I think I have a general idea of what Automator does, I would just like to know exactly how to use it, because it looks like it would be a useful application. Help?
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Mac-101 Automator
 Automator- AppleScript Introduction
MacApper - Automator Basics
Automator - TV

Just a few to get you on your way

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YW but do remember if you have a specific Automator action you are trying to do/set up dont be shy in returning and asking the question

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I know this is going to sound like I am tooting my own horn but you might find the following ATPM articles useful. They illustrate some basic concepts and what I have been able to do with it. The Automator interface has changed a bit over the time these articles were written but I think you will get the idea.

ATPM 12.07 - How To: Maybe You Ought To Be Using Automator
ATPM 12.08 - How To: Sending Automated Birthday Greetings Via Automator
ATPM 15.11 - How To: Making Your Own Speakable Items
ATPM 16.01 - How To: Building Your Own Additions to the Services Menu

You might also find Ben Waldie's Mac Automation Made Simple podcast useful.

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