I am trying to figure out if there is a way to combine workflows in Apple's Automator application. Basically I saved out the automation as an application and it works like this: I can drag a folder of images onto it and it scales and renames them. At the end of the automation I would like to trigger another workflow. The issue is that the previous workflows images are taken as input to the new workflow. How can I run multiple workflows without using the output of the previous workflow as the input for the current. Thanks


At the bottom of every Automator action is an Options button. Click it and you'll reveal a panel that includes a checkbox for Ignore this action's input. Check that box on the first action of your second workflow and it won't use the first workflow's output.

Action Options

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    I found out that you can also right-click to access this option. – daveMac Sep 12 '12 at 18:31

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