The goal is to provide a service with an action (in the right click context menu of Finder) when you select a “.ppt”, “.pptx” or “pps” file to convert it. If you simply want a PDF copy of the presentation, you can use Hazel to call an AppleScript and convert the file, rename and move it, and you’re. 本仓库提供了OS X系统下，批量转换doc/ppt文件为pdf的AppleScript脚本. This repository provides AppleScript that could convert doc/ppt to pdf using automator .
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Automating the filing of those slides is both, a good way to save a little time, and a way to ensure a consistent and reliable filing system. I have PowerPoint on my Mac, why do this whole nerd-looking thing? Sign up using Email and Password. Here is the workflow: This came from a response to a fellow traveller in the Mac Power Users Facebook group.
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Automatically Filing PowerPoint Presentations – Automator, Hazel, AppleScript
You can download the script itself here.
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Whether or not that will work for you is going to depend on the version of PowerPoint used to create the presentation. Do you have the full version of Microsoft Office installed? Doesn’t work for me in Email Required, but never auyomator.
Sign up using Facebook. There are a few ways you can come at this. Thereafter, it is a simple matter for Hazel to move the new file to wherever you want it.
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If you want to build the Automator workflow yourself — and, there is no better way to learn how to use it — there are a couple of things to look out for. You are commenting using your WordPress. If you have any version of MS Office prior toyou might be able to use the built-in automator action that looks like this: The mention on there of Viewing by Application or Category doesn’t appear to prevent them showing in the search, only in the left pane.
Automator gives the error “Expected end of line, etc. Automator lets you set up processes, called workflows, that can make repetitive desktop operations easy. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
So, you must run an AppleScript from the Automator workflow Here is the script edited: It is also included in the Automator workflow, which you can download below, along with the Hazel rules.