Forum Question: Create Right Click Services in Automator

Hi gary,
i used to right click snd attach or send a file by email easily using leopard, but i am finding it hard to create a plugin for snowleopard
i know they have a services menu, but its away in the corner,
can you advice me how to create a services menu where i can right click on a file in finder or desktop and attch it to email easily


— Aravindhan Donohoe

Comments: 2 Responses to “Create Right Click Services in Automator”

    7/23/10 @ 8:40 pm

    Yes, you can do this. It would make a good episode, actually.
    Here are the basics:
    Run Automator and create a service. Set the input to be files or folders, or a specific thing like an image or document. Set it to work in the Finder.
    Then you just need to add the actions New Mail Message and Add Attachments to Front Message.
    Save it with a good name, like “Attach File to New Message.” You should then see it appear when you right click on a file in the Finder.

    1/13/11 @ 4:59 pm

    Awesome, works great!

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