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Creating a Microsoft Excel 2008 Automator workflow

To build the workflow, locate the following actions in Automator, drag them to the workflow area, and configure them as shown. If you have any trouble, don’t worry. You can download the completed workflow here.

1. Get Selected iTunes Items (in the Music or iTunes category).


2. Filter Paragraphs (in the Text or TextEdit category).


3. Copy to Clipboard (in the Utilities or System category).


4. Get Specified Text (in the Text or TextEdit category).


5. Create New Excel Workbook (in the Documents or Microsoft Excel category).


6. Paste Clipboard Content into Excel Workbooks (in the Documents or Microsoft Excel category).


7. AutoFormat Data in Excel Workbooks (in the Documents or Microsoft Excel category).


8. Sort Data in Excel Workbooks (in the Documents or Microsoft Excel category).


9. Save Excel Workbooks (in the Documents or Microsoft Excel category).