Automated Workflows, LLC Announces Automator Actions for use with QuarkXPress

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania — May 30th, 2005 — Automated Workflows, LLC is
pleased to announce the availability of Automator actions for use with
QuarkXPress, which can be used to automate time consuming desktop
publishing tasks!

Automator is the latest and greatest automation technology, developed by
Apple Computer, Inc., and released with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Designed for
all levels of users, from novice to expert, Automator makes performing time
consuming and repetitive tasks a snap! The basic unit for automation in
Automator is called an action, and each action is responsible for
performing a single specific task. Using Automator’s interface, users can
link actions together in infinite ways to form a complete workflow that
matches their unique needs. Hundreds of actions are included with Automator
for performing tasks in Apple applications and the operating system itself.
This list can be expanded with actions made available by developers.

Automated Workflows, LLC provides users with the ability to extend the
immense power of Automator with new actions that interact directly with
QuarkXPress. By extending Automator in this manner, users are now able to
begin automating repetitive and time consuming desktop publishing tasks
that would otherwise need to be performed manually. This means being able
to quickly and easily begin automating even the most complex tasks, such as
catalog construction!

For example, using Automator actions available from Automated Workflows,
LLC, a workflow that opens a QuarkXPress template, retrieves product IDs
from a FileMaker Pro database, locates photos corresponding to those IDs in
iPhoto, imports the found photos into the Quark template, retrieves product
text from a FileMaker Pro database, imports the product text into the Quark
template, retrieves product pricing from a FileMaker Pro database, and
imports the product pricing into the Quark template, can quickly and easily
be created. All of this without the need for manual processing or

Automated Workflows, LLC’s actions are available for purchase, either
individually, or in multi-action packs. Pricing varies based on the
functionality offered, and demonstration versions of all actions are
available for download. The Quark Automator actions, available today,
include the following:

* Apply Quark Box Names
* Open Documents in Quark
* Place Images in Quark Document
* Place Text in Quark Document
* Retrieve Quark Box Names
* Save Quark Document

Automated Workflows, LLC also offers Automator actions for use with other
popular applications, including FileMaker Pro, InDesign, iPhoto, and
Photoshop. The list of available actions will continue to be expanded as
new actions are developed.

Automated Workflows, LLC offers AppleScript and workflow automation
consulting services to Macintosh-based businesses. For additional
information about Automated Workflows, LLC’s Automator actions, or to
inquire about custom development of a solution, visit