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Mac OS® X Lion™ on Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc.

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21. Automating Your Work

What You’ll Do

Introduce Automator

View the Automator Window

Get Started with Automator

Open an Existing Workflow

Open an Example Workflow

Work with an Example Workflow

Add Actions to a Workflow

Add Variables to an Action

Record an Action

Work with Workflows

Run and Stop a Workflow

Save a Workflow

Use a Workflow as a Plug-in

Understand AppleScript Basics

Use Ready-Made AppleScripts

Write and Record AppleScripts

Use AppleScript with Automator

Introduction

Automator is a program that lets you automate the things you frequently like to do on your Mac. You don’t need to be a programmer to create automations. With Automator, all you need to do is assemble a series of actions into a workflow to complete a task. Each action ...

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