Create alias from CDROM to desktop?

Scott Rossi scott at
Thu May 6 11:41:34 EDT 2004

Recently, "rgould8 at" wrote:

> I've got a CD-ROM that has a Revolution app running on it, and I want that
> Revolution app to create an alias, pointint to itself to the user's desktop.
> I know that I can use the defaultFolder to find the path to the app, and I
> know I can use "the specialFolderPath" to find the path to the desktop.  Can
> anyone tell me how I could pass these parameters to Applescript to perform the
> alias creation?  Will I run into issues with the difference in how Applescript
> vs. Rev handles the "/Volumes/" string, or how the CD-ROM path is formed?

Is there a reason you can't use the create alias command in Rev?


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Development & Design
E: scott at

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