Strange Applescript problem

Till Bandi tbandi at swissonline.ch
Tue Apr 29 16:04:00 CDT 2003


try

put ":Users:ton:Desktop:test Folder:test.eps" into vPath
put "tell application" && quote & "Finder" & quote & \
return & "open alias" && quote & vPath & quote & return & \
"end tell" into vAS
do vAS as AppleScript

see also the "do command" in the transcript dictionary

hope this helps

Till


Am Dienstag, 29.04.03 um 17:07 Uhr schrieb tkuypers at pandora.be:

> When choosing a folder I get the path in return in the following way:
>  Users/ton/Desktop/test Folder
>
> Then I replace all "/" by ":" and add a ":" before "users" so my path 
> to a
> specific folder follows AppleScript rules:
>  :Users:ton:Desktop:test Folder
>
> Then I complete the path with a file and complete the script:
> Tell application "Finder"
>  Open alias ":Users:ton:Desktop:test Folder:test.eps"
> End tell
>
> When I use this script in the script-editor, it works fine, it 
> automatically
> adds the name of my harddisk in front of the path an everything works 
> fine.
> When I use this script in Revolution (do myAppleScript as applescript) 
> it
> returns an error: Compile error
>
> What am I doing wrong, why doesn't this work???
>
> Warm regards, many thanks in advance,
>
> Ton Kuypers
>
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