How to pass variable data between AppleScript and Revolution?
kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Oct 9 17:32:01 EDT 2002
> 1) Can I use an on-idle handler within Revolution that launches an
> AppleScript, so that I don't have to use Applescript's on-idle handler.
> Would one be any better than the other?
Not sure... what else is the 'idle' handler doing?
> 2) Once AppleScript captures the html text from Internet Explorer, how can
> get that data back to a variable in Revolution? Is there some sort of
> variable-passing language between Applescript and Revolution? Or are
> AppleEvents the solution for passing variable data between AppleScript and
In the last line of your AppleScript, just 'get' the returning value, which
will put it into 'it'. Then in Rev, check 'the result' to get 'it', as in:
-- Contents of field 1:
tell application "Finder"
get the name of the startup disk
-- button script
do field 1 as appleScript
put the result into tStartupDisk
> 3) Is there a way to get a fairly large Applescript into a "do script"
> command? The one-line-at-a-time-&-return method could get rather
Sure. Easiest way to do it is to make sure the script works from the
AppleScript Script Editor and then copy and paste it into a field in Rev
that you 'do' as AppleScript.
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