Mac automation

04.13.09
Mac Automation: Make your text speak its mind
04.13.09

Mac Automation: Make your text speak its mind

Have you ever wanted to type something into your Mac and have it record what you typed audibly usin...

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03.30.09
Mac Automation: Integrating Spotlight searches with your workflows
03.30.09

Mac Automation: Integrating Spotlight searches with your workflows

We've discussed some pretty neat uses for Automator workflows in the past, but did you know you can...

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02.23.09
AppleScript: Exploring the power of Folder Actions, part II
02.23.09

AppleScript: Exploring the power of Folder Actions, part II

In the last AppleScript post, I mentioned some of the useful ways to create Folder Actions, and show...

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02.16.09
AppleScript: Exploring the power of Folder Actions, part I
02.16.09

AppleScript: Exploring the power of Folder Actions, part I

Welcome to Part I of this mini AppleScript feature on creating useful folder actions. We'll have mor...

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01.26.09
Mac Automation: Looping Workflows
01.26.09

Mac Automation: Looping Workflows

Sometimes when working with Automator, you might want a workflow to loop (or go back to the first st...

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01.19.09
Mac Automation: Creating Watch Me Do workflows
01.19.09

Mac Automation: Creating Watch Me Do workflows

Do you want to use Automator's powerful features, but don't want to worry with "programming" the use...

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11.11.08
Mac Automation: Rename multiple files efficiently
11.11.08

Mac Automation: Rename multiple files efficiently

With Automator, you can easily streamline common tasks. If you work with many files (i.e. pictures)...

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09.30.08
Mac Automation: Get to-dos sent to your mobile from iCal upon request
09.30.08

Mac Automation: Get to-dos sent to your mobile from iCal upon request

Say you're out and about and realize that your iPhone doesn't display iCal to-dos. What do you do? Y...

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09.29.08
Mac Automation: Quickly add to-dos/events to iCal
09.29.08

Mac Automation: Quickly add to-dos/events to iCal

How many times have you been watching TV and wanted to quickly add a to-do or event (maybe both) to...

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