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10.6: Use Automator to ease document-app assignments
Authored by: llee on Sep 25, '09 11:51:19AM
I completed the assignment of creating an example of an Automator Service workflow (and an AppleScript) that let's you choose the application that will be assigned to your Finder-selected files from a list of applications that you can configure yourself. I tweeted a preliminary version of this to Rob G. yesterday, but todays version includes a fix for a problem wherein the chosen application would be launched when the list selection was made. I've also included both the Automator Service workflow and an AppleScript droplet version in the linked .zip archive:

Set Default Application for Selected Files
(http://tinyurl.com/y97pcjn)

To configure the choice list, you'll need to know each Application's bundle identifier. The easiest way I know to find the bundle identifier is to type the application's name into the search field of PrefSetter. Maybe that tip merit's its own hint.

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10.6: Use Automator to ease document-app assignments
Authored by: llee on Mar 27, '10 07:35:42PM

I just wanted to fix that broken URL in case you tried it.

https://rowdyspace.utsa.edu/users/mek985/Public/access/set_default_application.zip



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10.6: Use Automator to ease document-app assignments
Authored by: llee on Nov 12, '12 09:16:12AM
New link for the download. (because the old one is going away soon)
Edited on Nov 12, '12 09:16:42AM by llee


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