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Preparing a Mail Rule Workflow

Next, you'll need a workflow to run. To get you started, we'll create a simple workflow that starts your currently chosen screen saver. Later, you can create more advanced workflows on your own, once you get things working.

  1. Launch Automator, and create a new custom (blank) Automator workflow.
  2. From the Utilities category of actions, drag the Start Screen Saver action to your workflow.
  3. That's it. You're done! Your workflow should look like Figure 2.

    Figure 2 The Start Screen Saver action.

  4. Choose File > Save As.
  5. Name the workflow Start Screen Saver, select Workflow from the File Format pop-up, and save it into the ~/Library/Workflows/Mail Rules folder you created earlier (see Figure 3).

Figure 3 Saving a Mail rule workflow.

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