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Automator Workflow Creation Hands-on MacLab

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania - January 1st, 2008 - An Automator Workflow Hands-on MacLab will be held at Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco on Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. This session will feature Ben Waldie, President of Automated Workflows, LLC, and author of Automator for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide.
Learn how to become more efficient with Automator in Mac OS X. Join Ben Waldie, president of Automated Workflows, LLC, author of best selling book "The Mac OS X Technology Guide to Automator," and well known columnist for MacScripter, MacTech Magazine, and X-Ray Magazine, for this hands-on Automator workflow training session. In this session, we will explore Automator, discuss its potential, and learn how to construct workflows that will save you valuable time!

Attendees will learn:

  • An introduction to Automator and its benefits
  • How to construct an Automator workflow
  • How to run an Automator workflow
  • How to create and run Automator workflow plug-ins for the Finder, the Mac OS X printing system, Image Capture, and the Mac OS X system-wide script menu
  • How to configure Automator workflows to run at scheduled intervals
  • How to create watched folders with Automator
  • How to record and play back manual tasks with Automator in Leopard
  • How to utilize variables in Leopard-based Automator workflows
  • How to install and utilize Automator actions for third-party applications
  • How to construct a variety of sample workflows for use with Mac OS X and iLife applications
  • How to construct a variety of sample workflows for use with third-party applications
  • Next steps and resources for continued learning of Automator

For additional information about this MacLab, please visit the Macworld website or Automated Workflows LLC's website.

Press Contact:

Ben Waldie
Automated Workflows, LLC
116 Cold Stream Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460

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