I don't know how long the Unit Conversion plugin has existed for Qucksilver, but I just found it the other day in yet another one of those 'QS spelunking' adventures that many of its users sometimes embark on (I highly recommend them). They're almost always a good time for Quicksilver fans, as one c...
August 15th 2006 at 5:00pm
Ben Long has released v3.0 of his rocking set of Automator actions for Photoshop, introducing 11 new actions and a slew of new and updated abilities including:
Add Layer, Add Empty Adjustment Layer, Duplicate Current Layer
Render action allows saving as EPS, or using Save for Web
August 3rd 2006 at 8:30pm
In my newsreader today I saw an 'iPhoto Action Pack' from Automator World that adds a handy action for workflows involving iPhoto: "Find iPhoto Item Path". While debating whether that was TUAW-worthy, my newsreader became bombarded with more headlines like System Action Pack, TextEdit Action Pack, P...
Ben Long has released a v2.2 update to his most excellent set of Photoshop Automator Actions, a collection of over 70 workflow-enhancing actions for automating everything from switching color modes to cropping images and even archiving them to a disc. New in v2.2 is Intel Mac compatibility (some act...
You could also file this under "fantastic
Automator actions that Apple should've advertised when Tiger was being released."A post at macosxhints has discovered a simple
Automator action you can use to open panel containing your entire iPhoto or iTunes library (pictured), complete with
Discovering Automator is a new book from Hanaan Rosenthal that delves into the many facets of making your Mac
do more work in less time for you with the power of Mac OS X Tiger's Automator. From Automator World's
description, Discovering Automator details "the ins-and-outs of Automator: basic w...
April 30th 2006 at 11:30am
As you may
know, the US online Apple Store went down briefly
this morning, and returned to
reveal Apple Remote Desktop 3 (RD3). As we pointed out, this is a
major update with a slew of changes. Automator World is pointing to a
page at Apple's site that details the Automator-specific
changes to RD3....
April 11th 2006 at 5:00pm
Yesterday Quicksilver started acting a little goofy, and I wasn't surprised; I have just about every beta and
extra turned on as I just can't stop exploring all the neat stuff this app can do. During my troubleshooting efforts I
resorted to the simple trick of quitting Quicksilver and simply moving...
A MacOSXHints reader has put
together an interesting set of Quicksilver scripts that will allow you to both easily tag your iTunes music as it is
playing, and create on-the-fly playlists based on these tags. The way they work is simple: while music is playing in
iTunes, you can use Quicksilver's tex...
January 25th 2006 at 7:00pm
finding myself spending more and more time at Apple.com/pro, as there are some truly useful tips for getting things
done in OS X. Take this tip for example, that C.K. just sent my way: Adding Automation Through Folder Actions. Y'know those
Enable/Configure Folder Actions options that show up any...
January 5th 2006 at 2:00pm