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This seems like an effective solution. A single Automator Run AppleScript action with the following script: set text item delimiters to linefeed set my_list to "/Users/username/Documents/URL_list.txt" tell application "Google_Chrome" to set new_items to (get the URL of the active tab in window 1) as string do shell script "echo " & quoted form of ...


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I tried like this and it worked fine


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I do not have FontLab Studio installed however for the purpose of providing a solution to your situation, under OS X El Capitan 10.11.5, I did the following: In a Terminal at /private/var/db/BootCaches, using sudo, mkdir and touch I created a directory named 34D6C504-2F5B-416F-9C91-0C9D019BF446 and in that directory a file named app.com.fontlab.studio5....


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Apple's documentation on files is a bit of a laundry list - but read a little so you can decide if you want to use POSIX names or native names. POSIX uses / and native uses : to denote folder breaks. The following two lines are both the Downloads folder for a user with a short name of me: "/Users/me/Downloads" "Macintosh HD:Users:me:Downloads" Mac ...


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I made an Automator workflow, using the Actions shown in your screenshot, and saved it as an application named CopyFiles.app in the /Applications folder. In Terminal I typed open -a CopyFiles then pressed enter and it ran as expected creating a copy of the files to the designated location. Next, using Lingon X, I created a new Launch Agent to run the open -...


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Do we have to be concerned about the names being the same? If not, this should work for you as an embedded AppleScript in Hazel: tell application "Finder" set original_name to name of theFile set short_name to characters 1 thru 10 of original_name as string set name of theFile to (short_name & ".png" as string) end tell You'd set Hazel to ...


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Install the free DB Browser for SQLite. Go to the iBooks annotations folder: ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.iBooksX/Data/Documents/AEAnnotation/ Copy the .sqlite file somewhere (like Desktop) to keep the original safe. Open the file with DB Browser. Find some notes in your target book by browsing the data. Filter by the the ZANNOTATIONASSETID to show only ...


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I tried all those options, but they're too complex and unreliable or really expensive. So i ended up writing my own solution (open-source and free). iCanHazShortcut It can't do much right now, but that's a start. Feel free to contribute by adding feature requests and suggestions.


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It is a hidden folder:/Macintosh HD/Users/<username>/Library/Services. The best way to get there is either create a new service in automator and save it and follow steps below, or if you have one created already follow these steps: Open System Preferences > Keyboard and click the Shortcut tab. Find the service that you created Right click on the ...


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Set up your Automator Recipe Try doing this to set up Automator: Create a folder named "Photo Booth To Print" Open up the Automator app Now inside automator... Go to File->New and choose Folder Action. You'll see this bar inside your newly created (still blank) automated workflow: Activate the dropdown menu, and find the Photo Booth To Print ...


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I don't think there's a apple script that covers everything you are looking for. The good news: You don't have go through your library manually. There's a wonderful and lightweight application called Tune•Instructor. It gets rid of duplicate, orphaned or corrupted music files in your library. It's pretty fast and accurate. Go to the music library tab > ...


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You can use the open command with the -W option to wait until you close the program. You can hardcode the list in an Automator Run Shell Script action where your command lines would look like the following: open -W ~/Documents/firstSpreadSheet.numbers open -W ~/Documents/secondSpreadSheet.numbers open -W ~/Documents/thirdSpreadSheet.numbers Note that you ...


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Given a text file, filelist.txt, containing the files enumerated, one per line, the following command will move those files (and only those files) found in the current directory and beneath it, to a directory, destination, located in the user's Documents folder: xargs -J % find . -name % -exec mv {} ~/Documents/destination/ \; < filelist.txt xargs: ...


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You can change the default screenshot location via the Terminal running the following commands: defaults write com.apple.screencapture location ~/yourpathhere killall SystemUIServer In your case to save the screenshots in a folder on the desktop the path would be /Users/userName/Desktop/yourfoldername


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Since this is not working for you I'm going to suggest you do as fd0 suggested and use SetFile. This will be used in conjunction with GetFileInfo, both of which are a part of Command Line Tools for Xcode. You do not need to install the Xcode.app which is ~3.80 GB, just ~160 MB for Command Line Tools for Xcode. In Terminal: xcode-select --install See How ...



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