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Folder Actions and Configuring Them


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What exactly are folder actions and how do I configure them? What can I do with them? Thanks in advance.
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Here are a couple of URL's that might help you a bit:

http://www.apple.com/applescript/folderactions/

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Folder Actions is a unique Mac OS X feature that allows scripts to be “attached” to folders and automatically executed whenever any or all of the following events occur:

* the attached folder is opened
* the window of the attached folder is closed
* the window of the attached folder is moved or resized
* items are placed into the attached folder
* items are removed from the attached folder
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Thanks! :biohazard
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It seems that Automator, which will be a feature in Tiger has the same kind of concept similar to folder actions, but a little bit more user friendly.

http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/automator/

Watch the video:
http://www.apple.com/macosx/theater/automator.html
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