Linking programs to open together? Possible??

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by maczod, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. maczod macrumors member

    Jul 21, 2008
    Is it possible to create a link between two programs such that if one of them is open, the other is opened as well?

    Ex: If I open Safari, I would like it to automatically open Mail as well.
  2. i.shaun macrumors 6502a


    May 1, 2008
    You can setup a macro if you purchase the program "Keyboard maestro".

    It will create a command that is executed by a trigger.

    The command would be to open (in your example) to launch, and the trigger can be set to the Launch of the application.

    This is the only way I can think of doing it, perhaps there are some free Macro apps out there to help you with this. Alternatively, maybe there is an applescript to do it.

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