Passing parameters from Rev to Applescript

Thomas McGrath III mcgrath3 at
Mon Dec 21 18:17:04 EST 2009

Add something like this:

	put field 1 into tTemp
	replace "tWindowName" with "Pictures" in tTemp
	do tTemp as Applescript

I usually do special tag around 'replaceable' items like in
replace "<property>" with pProperty in tTheScript
do tTheScript as applescript


Tom McGrath III
Lazy River Software
3mcgrath at

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On Dec 21, 2009, at 6:01 PM, Howard Bornstein wrote:

> Hmmm, I thought this was straightforward but I can't seem to get  
> this to
> work.
> I want to pass a value from Rev to an applescript. Here is a  
> simplified
> version of what I'm trying to do:
> on mouseup
>     Put "Pictures" into tWindowName
>     do field 1 as Applescript
> end mouseup
> Field 1 contains the following:
> Set theWindow to tWindowName
> Tell application "Finder"
>     get bounds of window theWindow
> end tell
> This results in an applescript execution error. If I substitute  
> "Pictures"
> for tWindowName, it works properly. But rather than hard-coding the  
> window
> name into the applescript I want to pass it as a parameter.
> How can I take a Rev variable and pass it into an applscript?
> -- 
> Regards,
> Howard Bornstein
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