Apple scriptable standalones
Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Thu Dec 2 16:55:55 CST 2004
Making a little progress here, but can anyone tell me how to return a
boolean value to AppleScript using Rev's "reply" command? I can't seem
to get this to work.
I tried things like "reply false" and "reply 0" but this did not work.
Or is there a different command for replying with boolean values?
On Nov 21, 2004, at 6:39 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:
> I haven't tried this but I think that when you send an AppleScript
> command to your application, it creates an AppleEvent message with
> class = "misc" and ID = "dosc". If you have an AppleEvent handler in
> your heirarchy, it can check for "dosc" events, use "request
> appleEvent" to find out what data is being sent, and then "do" the
> script. As Klaus suggested, the command sent should be the name of a
> handler in your message hierarchy, preferably in the mainStack's stack
> However this doesn't help with an AppleScript dictionary. Looking in
> the application bundle for Apple's Mail, I see several files that look
> promising. They have extensions of "scriptSuite" and
> "scriptTerminology" and are pList files i.e. XML. You would have to
> examine the structure to work out how to construct your own dictionary
> for your app.
> On 20 Nov 2004, at 6:04 pm, william griffin wrote:
>> Out of curiosity I decided to build a standalone and see
>> what effects Applescript could have on it.
>> Script edit gave me an error as soon as I compiled this:
>> tell application "iGame3d"
>> do script "quit"
>> end tell
>> So I went looking for the dictionary and there was none.
>> How does one provide a dictionary for a rev standalone?
>> I went digging through it in the revolution application folder
>> and package but no clue can be found.
>> Mr Bill
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Frank D. Engel, Jr. <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
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