Create a workflow using selected files on Mac
If you create a lot of workflows, you can set your keyboard preferences to let you quickly create a workflow from selected files by using the shortcut menu.
Add the command to the shortcut menu
Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Keyboard, then click Shortcuts.
In the first column, click Services.
On the right, under Development, select Create Workflow.
Create a workflow from selected files
In the Finder, select the files you want to use in your workflow.
Press and hold the Control key, click one of the selected files to show the shortcut menu, then choose Create Workflow.
A new workflow is created in Automator, and the selected files are specified in the first action.