MacVoices #888: Ben Waldie Discusses The Automator Actions in Microsoft Office 2008

Benwaldie0308-1Automator and AppleScript expert Ben Waldie, the author of all the Automator actions you will find in the 2008 version of Microsoft Office, talks about how he ended up working some of the highest-profile software in the Mac space. Ben gives us a taste of some of the actions in each of the productivity suite’s applications, explains why even the most basic actions can be useful, and discusses his experience working with Microsoft.



“Automator for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide” (Ben Waldie)


Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac


Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Home & Student Edition


Ben’s Automator presentation from Microsoft’s Day at the Office at Macworld 2008




Peachpit Blog Entries about Office 2008 and Automator


Automated Workflows, LLC AppleScript and Automator Tips