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Authored by: Eponymous on Jan 17, '03 12:53:26AM

Couldn't these be a bit more powerful?

You could leave mail running and send messages to yourself that activate certain features on your mac. Let's say you're away and don't want to leave on filesharing. Write a script that responds to a message from your account with a particular subject from your account that turns it on. Or restarts your machine, or whatever.



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Unadventurous
Authored by: mahakali on Jan 21, '03 05:01:07PM

There's a way to set rule to run applescript (I'm using Jaguar 10.2.3). Haven't tried it myself though. It'll be cool.



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Wow
Authored by: hombre on Jan 09, '05 04:31:00PM

Brilliant idea. You could even send your mac commands from your cell phone. Has anyone actually implemented this in a useful way?



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Unadventurous
Authored by: barnabynorwood on Feb 04, '06 05:56:33AM

Seriously, I'm on a quest for this sort of thing.

I'm trying to work out how to control my iMac G5 remotely. Like from my Pocket PC or from a browser. Imagine the coolness of Phlink as well as some Automator goodness thrown in too.

The applescript rule feature of Mail.app is really exciting. But I just can't do anything clever enough to use it.

Could I get an applescript to launch an Automator workflow based on a particular rule in Mail.app?

This stuff excites me. I hope someone clever works something out..



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