For those that are interested in the final script you can get it here
I am trying to make a alarmclock script to wake me up. but I can't figure out how to change the screen brightness in automator.
I found a way to control brightness with the commandline. but I can't get it to work in automator
I'm the original author of the code listed in this hint. I originally wrote it for two reasons: first, to adjust brightness automatically by location on my iBook G4, which had no ambient light sensor, and second, so I could have my laptop turn on the backlight when a long operation finished, providing a quiet form of notification I could use while at a seminar. http://sabi.net/nriley/software/brightness.zip is 4-way universal, 10.5+. I compiled it under 10.6 with:... (see full forum page )
but when I try to use
I get an error in automator.
am I using the run shell script wrong? could this be done easier in apple script? is there a alltogether easyer way to do this?
I need to turn the brightness up and down in automator how is this done?
Update I tried the apple script method you mentioned and it....showed the overlay that shows when the key is pressed but did nothing else