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  1. 1.

    would be nice to be able to choose the depth of links to include in the archive.

    Comment by Russ — July 12, 2005 @ 1:48 am

  2. 2.

    I’ve not been able to get this AppleScript to work. When ever I run it in Automator I get the error message:

    AppleScript Error System Events got an error: NSReceiverEvaluationScriptError: 4

    I have no clue how to trouble shoot this. A little help would be greatly appreciated.

    Comment by Michael — August 6, 2005 @ 7:13 pm

  3. 3.

    I assume GUI Scripting is active?

    Comment by Steve — August 6, 2005 @ 7:32 pm

  4. 4.

    I’m looking for a way to use Automator to go to a specific search engine page, and do a search. And to repeate the search for as many times as I specifcy… or possibly do a NEW search, with as many difrent search queries as I want.

    Is this possible?

    Comment by Daniel — August 23, 2005 @ 8:58 am

  5. 5.

    Do you mean, for example;

    • Go to google
    • Search for user-entered string
    • save results in HTML file, for ALL results ?

    I’d say yes, if could be done, but how would you detech how many pages there are, or select them ?

    Comment by jon — August 15, 2006 @ 7:29 am

  6. 6.

    I agree, the ability to choose link depth would be tremendous.

    Comment by Bob — December 22, 2006 @ 4:10 am

  7. 7.

    But how do you automate converting safari webarchives to PDF files? How can you open all the webarchives and go to the print option to save as PDF?

    This is simple but I cant find it anywere.

    Very frustrating.

    Comment by Rich — May 28, 2008 @ 9:07 pm

  8. 8.

    Is there a way I could work this ‘Save Safari Web Archive’ into a workflow where it would do this for ALL open tabs in Safari? Like automatically loop through each tab, bring it to the front if necessary, save it to a webarchive, then go the the next tab, etc, for all tabs?

    Any leads would be most welcome…I am a total newbie to Automator and/or Applescript though. Not so up on writing my own applescript or automator actions, but I could maybe cobble together existing stuff if anyone knows of some pieces.

    Comment by KGuy — October 16, 2008 @ 5:10 pm

  9. 9.

    Just uncovered this article on Daring Fireball, from May 2003: http://daringfireball.net/2003/05/safarisunscriptabletabs

    Is this still a limitation in Safari (i.e. no script access to Safari’s tabs)?

    Comment by KGuy — October 16, 2008 @ 5:42 pm

  10. 10.

    sorry, I’ll try that web address again:

    Daring Fireball: Safari’s Unscriptable Tabs

    Comment by KGuy — October 16, 2008 @ 5:44 pm

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