apple events and non-rev apps

Terry Judd tsj at
Wed Apr 29 03:25:52 EDT 2009

On 29/04/09 4:03 PM, "jim sims" <sims at> wrote:

> Thank you Mark Schonewille for providing this:
> on appleEvent theClass,theEvent,theSender
>      put theClass & cr & theEvent & cr & theSender & cr & cr into myData
>      request appleEvent data
>      put it after myData
>      put myData into fld 1
> end appleEvent
> Now for an example of my complete ignorance about Apple Events  :-P
> Question: Is it possible to have a Rev app monitor another
> application? Can it watch and record another application when it opens
> files?

The short answer is no. Although you can do some interesting stuff by
polling the current processes and documents via Applescript (System Events


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