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if you can use firefox instead of safari you can use: set firefox with iMacros set a cronjob with croonix that launch firefox


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I solved the same problem of the same "service" workflows being run on differently configured machines by checking what happens when the terminal starts the shell and eventually adding the following snippet to the top of all my "Run Shell Script" actions: if [ -x /usr/libexec/path_helper ]; then eval `/usr/libexec/path_helper -s` fi if [ -f ...


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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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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 ...


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You might want to consider using a scripting language to do this. I've created a simple JavaScript for Automation program that can do the job (it can also be fairly easily replicated in AppleScript): finder = Application('Finder') finder.includeStandardAdditions = true file = finder.chooseFile() path = String(file).replace(' ', '%20') You could then use ...


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If you don't have french voices yet: Go into "Dictation and Speech" preferences Click on the "Text to Speech" tab Click on the "System Voice" menu Select "Customize" Type "French" into the search field and check the voices you want to use. You can get a preview by clicking on them and pressing "play". Push "OK" and the languages will download... Slowly. ...


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Get rid of those get/set variable actions, and it'll stop doing that. Keep in mind that if two actions appear "linked" in Automator, it means the output of one is being fed to the input of the other. You don't need variables in this case. Basically, the folder from "Ask for Finder Items" is being passed down the chain to your shell script, along the way ...



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