I'm trying to make an Automator Service to insert the current date. I have one that works but it is only available in the Services menu when text is selected. I need it to be available when there is no text selected.
Here is the Automator Services script:
The application I'm trying to use the service with is TextEdit. I'm seeing the same behavior in other applications like TextMate and Pages: few or no entries in the Services menu until I select some text, then lots of Services available.
Perhaps there is some way to do this with AppleScript, like getting the text onto the clipboard and sending a "command-V" to the application. But I would still need the AppleScript to be available in the Services menu somehow.