If you need to restore your Hazel settings and rules from a backup, use this procedure:
- Quit System Preferences.
- Launch Activity Monitor. While in Activity Monitor, do the following:
- Find HazelHelper. Quit HazelHelper.
- Find cfprefsd. Quit any occurrences that you can (some may be for other accounts and you can’t kill them).
- Restore the following:
- In your Library/Application Support folder, the Hazel folder
- In your Library/Preferences folder, the files starting with com.noodlesoft.
If this doesn’t work, contact support.
Here Brooks Duncan at DocumentSnap.com shows how to set up Hazel to create notes in Evernote.
One of many great tutorials from Brooks Duncan over at documentsnap.com. This one shows how to set up a paperless workflow, from scanning your documents and OCR’ing to filing.
Wonderful overview of Hazel’s features from Brooks Duncan for AsianEfficiency.com. Presents a ton of step-by-step examples to get ideas from or get you started.
Hazel gets a mention in Mac Geek Gab podcast #201, Dave Hamilton raves about it as he rediscovers it in #280 and a user sends in his workflow for organizing his bills in #289. Hazel is also featured in their Monday’s Mac Gadget (May 18th, 2009)column.
There have been quite a few more mentions so just head on over there and do a search for Hazel.
“Hazel makes everything from tagging and renaming to moving, uploading, and deleting as simple — or complex — as you want it.”
Patrick Lucas Austin