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Excel spreadsheet to pretty clips report?

I have an Excel spreadsheet with couple hundred rows: URLs, a few fields of identifying information (outlet, etc.), for media hits on the organization I work for. I need to make this into a pretty (or at least semi-legible to the computer illiterate) document that I can give to board members, senior staff, etc. What I would like is to use some form of scripting to automate this. Bonus points if the script can somehow open the URL and take a screenshot of the story so that I don't have to. I have a Mac, and both the Adobe and Microsoft suites. How do I not spend tedious hours manually doing this? Especially since I have to do it each month and quarter.
posted by klangklangston on Jan 31, 2013 - 8 answers

I need help with an automated script

I need a script that opens a webpage, takes a screenshot, saves it to a file on a network. It has to run every two hours. I've been playing with AutoHotKey but I am not really sure what I'm doing. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Aug 24, 2011 - 13 answers


How do I say yes to a wedding invite in some form of code or scripting language? [more inside]
posted by shmegegge on Sep 13, 2010 - 35 answers

My First Perl Script (TM)

Please help me make a change to multiple .txt files using this funny computer code thing. [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog on Nov 11, 2008 - 31 answers

Clear temp files Quick and Dirty

I'd like to create a batch file to clear out my cookies and Temporary Internet Files folder. [more inside]
posted by sonicbloom on Mar 13, 2008 - 8 answers

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