use-revolution Digest, Vol 3, Issue 66

Jim Hurley jhurley at
Mon Dec 15 17:58:57 EST 2003

>Message: 9
>Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 13:59:14 -0600
>From: "Ken Ray" <kray at>
>Subject: RE: Apple script problems
>To: "'How to use Revolution'" <use-revolution at>
>Message-ID: <002401c3c345$ee0ee860$6401a8c0 at LightningFlash>
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>>  I suspect that Run Rev would be able to do the processing faster than
>>  AppleScript. What do you think?
>I agree, especially with a large amount of data (repeat for each is
>blindingly fast).
>>  Of course the fastest things is probably the old fashioned way. Save
>>  the DB as a text file and import that into Run Rev. Trouble is, I
>>  also have to reverse the process when I'm finished with it in RR.
>Do you have to keep it in FM Pro? Any possiblity of porting it to
>Valentina or some other DB that can be read/written to directly by Rev?
>Ken Ray
>Sons of Thunder Software
>Email: kray at
>Web Site:


Yes, I do need FileMaker. All the volunteers at the candidate's 
headquarters use  FMP to do the data entry etc.

I was just looking to AppleScript  to save me some steps. I confess, 
I am surprised that  AppleScript doesn't just return a tab/return (or 
comma/return) delimited text file instead of the rather strange curly 


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