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Otto Have a New Icon

Automator has a new icon for OS X Lion.

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Mac Automation Podcasts

Ben Waldie of Automated Workflows, LLC is hosting a new video podcast series for Peachpit Press called “Mac Automation Made Simple”.

The podcasts focus on providing tips and tricks for using Automator and AppleScript in Mac OS X. The first four episodes are now available on Peachpit’s website, and in iTunes. New episodes will be posted every couple of weeks.

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Automator Updated in OS X 10.5.3

Apple has released the allegedly overdue Mac OS X 10.5.3 Update. Changes to Automator include:

  • Addresses an issue in which some actions may not work with the “Show When Run” option enabled.
  • Resolves an issue in which the “New iCal Event” action may not work.
  • Resolves an issue that prevents workflows from being saved in the Finder’s contextual menu.
  • Fixes reliability issues for Automator scripts that search for files by date.
  • Resolves an issue that prevents workflows from being saved in the Finder’s contextual menu.
  • Addresses an issue in which Automator workflows as Finder plugins do not work when the workflow begins with the “Get Selected Finder Items” action.
  • Fixes an issue in which the “Copy Files” action does not reliably work when added from Automator’s warning dialog.

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