Timely Help Needed Updated to Yosemite and now all my calendar workflows require me to click OK to allow them to be run for the first time. [more inside]
I would like to upload a file to Box.net through either automator or applescript and have that function (action) return the shared URL for use later in the script. Is there an easy way to do that? [more inside]
Automator/macro/scripting help: Is there a way to automate a series of keystrokes, initiated by a command that I create? Running Mac OS 10.7.3. [more inside]
Help me write a shell script for use in Automator that will actually do what I need it to. [more inside]
trying to automatically click items on a webpage. but how? [more inside]
I'm an Automator noob and I have an Automator/iTunes question. [more inside]
I need help automatically encrypting PDFs in OSX [more inside]
I'm looking for an Apple script or (preferably) Automator or Quicksilver action that will allow me to set a song to "Skip When Shuffling" while I'm listening to it on iTunes, so I can mark songs I don't want to hear when they come up without switching windows.
The Mac OS X Automator tool lets me run a perl script as well shell scripts, but I'd like to use awk instead. How can I fit this into my workflow? Perl appears in the popup menu of possible shells for the script, but awk does not. [more inside]
I'm trying to make an Automator folder action that - when a video is downloaded to said folder - will convert a video with HandbrakeCLI and add said converted video to iTunes, and I'm having some trouble. To say the least! [more inside]
How can I use Automator to automatically open some programs, load certain files, and minimize/maximize some windows?
How can I use Automator to automatically open some programs, load certain files, and minimize/maximize some windows? [more inside]
can I have my iphone execute scripts? [more inside]
SelfControl filter: I am trying to use SelfControl to block certain websites relatively permanently using Automator or something but I don't know what I'm doing. [more inside]
How can I automatically minimize a running application to the dock? [more inside]
Using Automator and/or AppleScript to automatically move files of a specified type(s) from one folder to another? [more inside]
Does anyone know how to use Automator in OSX 10.5x? This seems like it should be easy ... [more inside]
How do I automate dumping the contents of a couple hundred different data CDs into a directory in Mac OS X? [more inside]
How can I bulk rename files in itunes according to data contained in a separate file? [more inside]
How can Automator help me save a bunch of files? [more inside]
I need to automate the process of printing a report to PDF with the date in the file name, saving it in an archive folder, printing it, and emailing it as an attachment. I am on a Mac and using Pages, Automator, and AppleScript. Help me find the missing pieces! [more inside]
I want Leopard's Automator to do something seemingly simple, but can't get it to work. Can anyone help? [more inside]
I created an Automator Workflow to do a daily automatic offsite backup of my documents. The only snag is that when I get my mac's Mail program to send the email to my gmail account, most of the time the message just sits in the outbox and doesn't actually send; but sometimes it starts sending right away. What gives?
How do I use either/or logic inside an OSX Automator action? [more inside]
Obscure Mac geekery filter... On OS X Leopard, how can I get a reference to the current location of an Automator workflow/app in a shell script within that workflow? [more inside]
How can I operate on individual articles from an RSS feed in Automator? [more inside]
Mom's FINALLY decided she'll get a computer. I'm gonna help, so it'll be a MacBook. I know there's been a lot already here on this topic, but... [more inside]
How can I use Automator to make a PowerPoint presentation run? [more inside]
How do I create an automator action to resize images to a certain width? The "scale images" action only resizes the longest side, which is sometimes the height, not the width. [more inside]
How to create a unique osx automator action that randomly renames files? [more inside]
I'm working on a quick Automator workflow and need some help replacing the local hostname in a series of URLs. [more inside]
Automator as an antidote to Excel tedium. Can you help me get through repetitive tasks with favorite Automator tricks in Leopard? [more inside]
Is it possible to export an .ics file from iCal containing just today's events from specific calendars?
Is it possible to export an .ics file from iCal containing just today's events from specific calendars? [more inside]
How to best organize and maintain my Downloads folder in OS X? Automator tips? [more inside]
How do I automate image redaction with Automator? [more inside]
How do I batch convert a bunch of word documents into PDF files, using Automator (in OS X?) [more inside]
Tearing my hair out over automator and applescript. [more inside]
I'm overwhelmed by Automator. What are some of the ways that you use it?
In OSX 10.4.5, is there an Automator workflow or a way in iCal to have Safari open a particular website at a particular time everyday? [more inside]
Given BBEdit (or sed) and a file of HTML, how can I script the deletion of all text up to a given comment tag, skip over deleting the part of the file I want to keep, then resume deletion of contents after the next occurrence of a given comment tag? [more inside]