Exporting a Visual Process

You can export visual processes on the Processes page.

The output of the export operation is a JSON file (or files) that can then be imported into another Automator Installation.

To export a process

To export a process

  1. On the Navigation Tree, click Automator and select Visual Processes.

  2. On the displayed page, select the Export Processes tab.

  3. Select the process you want to export. Multiple selection is available.

  4. Specify the number of processes per file by selecting one of the following options:

NOTE: One process per file if you want each process to be exported to it's own JSON file.  All processes in one file if you want the exported processes to be exported into one JSON file.

  1. Enable the Include process dependencies check box to export model, workspace, change list content, and Visual Processes/Standard Processes.

  2. Click Export.

  3. In the displayed dialog box, enter the name of the archived output file.

NOTE: If you select "One process per file", the outputs are named .json, located in the folder you specify. If you select "All processes in one file", the output uses the name you specify, located in the folder you select.

  1. Click OK to export the process or Cancel to cancel exporting. A message box informs you when the export operation is complete.