Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Hi the image below is a screenshot of a workflow i have set up to use Handbrake. The problem is that it only acts on AVI's that are in the root of Movies, it doesn't say, grab an AVI inside Movies->Title->title.avi.

How can i adjust this to do this?

Thanks

enter image description here

share|improve this question
    
This might be a better fit on Ask Different? –  bmike Jul 9 '11 at 15:09

1 Answer 1

I use Hazel to trigger Automator workflows. Recursive application of workflows to embedded folders is easy with Hazel.

In Hazel, add your top level folder for monitoring.

Add the following rule for that folder:

If all the following conditions are met

  • *Sub-file/folder Count is greater than 0
  • *Kind is Folder

Do the following to the matched file or folder:

  • Run rules on folder contents

==============

You need another Hazel rule to do the actual work of triggering the Automator workflow. This can have a wide variety of possible conditions. The action should be:

Run Automator workflow name of your workflow

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.