Opening an untitled and unsaved NotePad file via shell
mark at maseurope.net
Fri Jul 27 11:16:23 EDT 2007
This seems to work on my OS X laptop:
on openTempFile pText
put the tempName into tFile
put pText into URL ("file:" & tFile)
launch tFile with "/Applications/TextEdit.app" -- path to notepad,
in your case.
wait 1 second
delete file tFile
On 27 Jul 2007, at 14:36, Mark E. Powell wrote:
> I can put data into a text file and open it via shell, but this
> method tends to leave a flotsam of files on disk, unless I recycle
> the file name and overwrite (which I don't want to do).
> Is it possible to put data into a text file that is *not* saved to
> disk and has no name? i.e. as if Note Pad were launched and text
> were pasted into the document?
> Thanks in advance
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