Omni Automation Console

Every Omni application* provides a JavaScript console in which Omni Automation scripts can be written, edited, and run. This section describes how to access the console and adjust its appearance settings.

* Currently, Omni Automaton support is included with OmniGraffle and OmniOutliner.

The Automation Menu

Access to the JavaScript console is available through the application’s Automation menu, which on macOS, appears as the “Automation” menu item in the application menu bar.

DO THIS ► Click the Automation menu item to reveal the Automation menu:

The Console menu item selected from the Automation menui

By default, the Automation menu contains these menu items:

DO THIS ► Select the Automation Console menu item to summon the console window.

The default console window

By default, the console window displays with a background color of white, with the regular type size setting.

DO THIS ► Select the Dark theme and the Large font size from the Console Theme sub-menu.

The default console set to dark with large text

DO THIS ► You’ve completed the setup of the Omni Automation console. Select the next topic ( The “Root Item” ) from the navigation menu at the top right of this page.


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