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Running QuickTime movie file for 10hrs p/day automatically

 
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:07 am    Post subject: Running QuickTime movie file for 10hrs p/day automatically Reply with quote

I would like to play a movie file on QuickTime between the hours of 9am and 5pm everyday. I would like this to happen automatically. Does anybody know how to write some scripting or anything to make this happen. Thanks in advance for any replies.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 2:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This can most likely be acomplished by using Automator. I have yet to write a workflow for Automator but I have been reading a lot about it and there are alot of resources out there for creating and using workflows.

Check out these sites for more information about Automator and for free workflows:

http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/automator/

http://www.automatorworld.com/

http://automatoractions.com/

http://automator.us/


and other option would be to use Applescript. But i have never got the hang of it! Confused
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You could use something like Alarm Clock Pro and skip the script. Is the video really 8 hours long?
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:09 pm    Post subject: Thanks Reply with quote

The movie is only 10 minutes long but it will repeat play between 8-5. Thanks for your suggestions folks. I'll give them a shot. Very Happy
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