[OS X TeX] Re: An *EASY* "alarm clock" program?

Cerebus the Aardvark gkreme at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 20:07:46 EDT 2005

On 10/6/05, Kevin C. Wong <jahn at csua.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> In Mac OS X 10.4 I used Automator, iTunes and iCal:
> [1] In Automator create a workflow with these steps:
> 1. Set Computer Volume          -- set it high
> 2. Set iTunes Volume            -- set this high too
> 3. Get Specified iTunes Items   -- select a playlist
> 4. Play iTunes Playlist
> [2] Workflow -> Run             -- test to make sure the volume is
> what you want it to be.
> [3] File -> Save As Plug-in...  -- give it a name and in "Plug-in
> for" choose iCal Alarm.
> [4] Automator helpfully creates an iCal event with the name of the
> plug-in and the alarm already set up.
> [5] At this point you can use your iCal Alarm event and just change
> the time to when you want it to run. I keep reusing the same Alarm
> event and move it around on the iCal calendar. When the alarm goes
> off it will automatically start iTunes if it is not running.

Anyone else get the feeling they are missing a whole lot about Automator?

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