I'm trying to create a simple Folder Action with Automator (on macOS Sierra 10.12.2) that watches a folder for PDF files and convert these to TXT files and save it to a subfolder. The problem is that the selected subfolder is not being stored. When I hit save and open the action again, the subfolder is set to its default Desktop.

This is how it looks like when I hit save. When I close Automator, open it again and select this recent action, Save Output to is set to Desktop.

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Seems to be a known bug that hasn't been resolved since 2012:

How to extract the text of a PDF document with Automator, and save it in a directory

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