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You can use the following in an AppleScript to shutdown the system: tell application "System Events" to shut down If you really want to click the menu items you can go straight to clicking the "Shut Down" button with the following: tell application "System Events" to click menu item "Shut Down" of menu 1 ¬ of menu bar item "Apple" of menu bar 1 of ...


If you only have a few lines of output, you'd want to assign it to a variable and then display a confirmation dialog showing the output. add Action "Set Value of Variable" enter a new variable, e.g. output add Action "Ask for Confirmation" in the message field, enter the variable name declared above. While typing the variable name, Automator will suggest ...

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