I'm having issues when trying to add an attachment to a scheduled Email in Automator.

If I use Add Attachment to Front Message it opens my predefined message and adds the file but as soon as I add Send Outgoing Messages the message is sent without the attachment.

I execute this app with a calendar event.

This is my workflow

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Okay, I figured it out. The correct order of actions in Automator:

Get Specified Finder items (Here you can add attachments, can be left empty)
New Mail Message (Receiver, Subject, Message etc)
Send Outgoing Message

Use the .app format and make sure Automator has "Full Disc Access" otherwise a prompt will pop up wich you will have to manually approve. For some reason it would still need a manual confirmation when trying to use Desktop items.

The workflow

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