Let your Mac do repetitive tasks for you. If you need to make the same changes to multiple files—such as changing filenames or resizing images—or archive or back up important files, you can create a custom workflow and have your Mac do the work for you. With the use of Terminal, anyone can run multiple instances of the same application on a Mac. When you have multiple windows open in a web browser, the windows are all running under the same Process ID (PID). But, with multiple instances, each has its own unique PID. So why would you want to run multiple instances of the same app? There are several reasons a person may run clones of the same.
Let your Mac do repetitive tasks for you
Use Terminal To Run Multiple Copies Of The Same App (Mac) On a Mac machine, the Terminal app lets you perform a number of tasks using various commands. It includes a command that allows you to run two or more instances of an app on your machine. That way, you can launch an app multiple times, each with their own independent container.
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If you need to make the same changes to multiple files—such as changing filenames or resizing images—or archive or back up important files, you can create a custom workflow and have your Mac do the work for you.
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Script your own actions
To browse the Automator User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.
If you want multiple browser windows open at the same time (such as in Safari), then you go to the browsers file menu and choose 'New Window'
If you have tabbed browsing enabled, then you can choose 'New Tab' from the same menu, and then just create a second, third, etc. Tab to view web pages in.
You can enabled Tabbed Browsing in Safari by going to the Safari Menu, then Preferences, then the 'Tabs' tab. Then, enable Tabbed browsing (set the other tab preferences as you like).
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Oct 2, 2006 9:17 PM