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10.4: Stop Automator actions via the menubar System 10.4
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If you run a saved Automator "application," the status of the application will show up in the OS X menu bar. along with all of the other menu extras. You can see what the script is doing as it runs, and it also has a small stop sign icon you can use to halt the process.
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10.4: Stop Automator actions via the menubar
Authored by: mayo2ca on May 15, '05 03:16:20PM

I've noticed this one before, but it doesn't always work. When you run actions that are more intensive or that copy files to/from slow network drives, it becomes impossible to click the stop button as whenever you hover the stop button, the cursor changes into spinning beach ball.

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