Automator is a Mac OS X utility that allows creation and execution of workflows that can be integrated with Mac OS X. This enables users to automate repetitive tasks to save time and effort.

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How can I schedule a daily task with automator on os x 10.6? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: User friendly way to schedule jobs in Mac OS X I have a script that I want to run once every day. I know I can do this with cron but it also seems there should be a way to ...
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Can Automator branch based on the value of a variable or the result of a step?

I am editing an Automator workflow that currently takes several stored spreadsheets and emails them to different individuals. The spreadsheets are stored on a Windows server and are created by a ...
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Is there an easy way to keep iPhoto '09 from importing JPEGs that are duplicates of RAW photos?

I know, I should just bite the bullet and use Aperture. But short of that, when I connect my Canon G10 to my computer, iPhoto helpfully offers to import all my photos...which include the RAW files I ...
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Why is Automator crashing on launch?

I've run into an odd problem where Automtor.app on Snow Leopard crashes on launch. At some point in the past, I put a copy of iPhoto.app into my public directory to copy over to another machine. Now, ...
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Open a PDF from within Preview in another Application using Services

I've started using Papers for organizing my pdfs. All I'd like to do is to add a Service that I can access from Preview that will automatically open the pdf in Papers. From there, I'll either read it, ...
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Automator workflow save as

(first time automator user) I created an Automator workflow (Folder Action) that watches a certain folder for certain file types and moves them to another folder.. I've tested it via Step and Run and ...
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How can I program the function keys on my MacBook?

I'd like to assign basic tasks to the function keys (or other keys if it's easier) on my MacBook. For example I'd like the following to happen when F1 (or whatever key) is pressed: Launch Safari ...
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Ruby script step in Mac Automator workflow does not exit

I have created an Automator workflow in Mac OS X 10.5.8. The workflow is supposed to run a Ruby script and then shutdown the computer. The Ruby script copies files between several computers and then ...
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Is it possible to run an Automator workflow when a USB device is connected?

I would like to run an Automator workflow every time I connect a certain thumbdrive to my OS X Snow Leopard system. This workflow will copy certain files from my hard drive onto the thumb drive. I ...
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Automator apps with different icons that persist upon saving

Automator allows to save a workflow as an application bundle. It uses an Automator specific icon for doing this. I want to change this icon (using different icons for different workflows). I can do ...
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OS X (Unix) shell command: possible to get last opened date of file?

when you use the following command find /Users/someUser/someFolder/* -type f -mtime +90 you'll get all the files that have a modification date that is bigger than 90 days. If you open however the ...
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How find photos < 240px wide in iPhoto?

Is there a way to use Smart Albums or Automator or something else to find all photos that have a width or height of less than 240 pixels?
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Snow Leopard: Who Owns /Library/Services?

Context for the Problem I've been downloading the new services and automator actions for the new Snow Leopard services menu, but I haven't been able to access them from the user profile I normally ...