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    Folder Actions and Configuring Them

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    Folder Actions and Configuring Them
    What exactly are folder actions and how do I configure them? What can I do with them? Thanks in advance.

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    Folder Actions and Configuring Them
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    Here are a couple of URL's that might help you a bit:

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

    A little excerpt:

    Quote Originally Posted by apple
    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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    Folder Actions and Configuring Them

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    Thanks! :biohazard

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    Folder Actions and Configuring Them
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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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