Folder Action opens Rev stack on OSX?

david bovill david at openpartnership.net
Sun Sep 25 14:42:10 CDT 2005


Ah - yes - could just get Rev to watch the folder....

On 25 Sep 2005, at 20:52, Ken Ray wrote:

> On 9/25/05 1:13 PM, "david bovill" <david at openpartnership.net> wrote:
>
> Not at all! In fact OS 8 and 9 (not sure about X) has had folder- 
> watching
> scripts called "Folder Action Scripts" (mine's in /System
> Folder/Scripts/Folder Action Scripts); the only thing you'd need to  
> do is
> add the ability to launch Rev with a stack (or even easier) to  
> launch a Rev
> standalone.
>
> Of course, you could make a Rev standalone that was always running  
> and *it*
> could check a folder to see when a file is dropped into it and then  
> just go
> get it...

Do you have an example applescript and how to get Rev to handle the  
apple-event thingy - if it is not a standalone but a stack you want  
to bring to the front with the player set to the filename of the  
newly added file - is that too much to ask :)



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