7. Troubleshooting

Automator workflows are huge time-savers when they run properly; however, getting them to that point is sometimes easier said than done. Whether you’re trying to run an existing workflow or create a new one, at some point you’re likely to encounter a problem.

Most problems occur when running workflows, and you usually can resolve them by adjusting action settings. Occasionally, though, you’ll encounter problems when opening workflows or even with the Automator application itself.

Finding and fixing a problem can be a challenge, but this chapter identifies some common problems and walks you through practical steps to help resolve them.

Problems Running Workflows

In general, creating Automator workflows involves a lot of trial ...

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