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Question: Can I undo a workflow from Automator?

I need to use Automator to make a batch change to image size, but I made a mistake. Is it possible for me to undo the workflow?

MacBook Air, iOS 11.2.6

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Mar 14, 2018 12:35 PM in response to ElliePallas In response to ElliePallas

Open Automator. Is your workflow still on the Open Recent sub-menu? If it is, you can open the workflow from there and make changes.


If not paragraph one, then you will need to track down the workflow, and either use File Open from within the Automator application, or right-click on the workflow, and choose Open With : Automator. Workflow destinations, where tilde (~) is an abbreviation for /Users/yourname:

  • Services: ~/Library/Services
  • Applications and Workflows: saved anywhere that you choose
  • Folder Actions: ~/Library/Workflows/Applications/Folder Actions
  • Image Capture: ~/Library/Workflows/Applications/Image Capture
  • Calendar: ~/Library/Workflows/Applications/Calendar
  • Print Plug-in: ~/Library/PDF Services


You can select these tilde paths above, copy to the clipboard, press shift+command+G, and paste the path into the Go To Folder dialog.

Mar 14, 2018 12:35 PM

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