System actions


These actions allow you to perform system 'functions':

 

Open File Opens a file as though it were opened in Finder (on macOS) or Windows Explorer (on Windows).
Execute Shell Command Executes the specified command using the system's shell.
Run AppleScript Executes the specified AppleScript file.
Run Automator Workflow Runs the specified Automator workflow file.

The Execute Shell Comand, Run AppleScript and Run Automator Workflow action have an option to wait for their completion until continuing macro execution.  This is useful to control macro execution in cases whereby an external function must be completed before further macro processing, such as waiting for data to be typed into a data field.

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