2. Building Simple Workflows
The best way to learn to use Automator is to dive in and build a practical workflow that accomplishes something you do repeatedly. Not only will such a project familiarize you with Automator’s interface, it will show you how much of a difference the application can make in your unique workflow.
To help you get started, this chapter walks you through creating several simple workflows:
• Email Daily Birthday Greetings. Creates birthday greeting emails for anyone in your Address Book whose birthday is the current day.
• Add Spotlight Comments to Photos. Adds Spotlight comments to your digital photos, making them easier to search.
• Email Photo Thumbnails. Creates thumbnail versions of iPhoto images, and inserts them ...