Passing parameters from Rev to Applescript
jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 21 18:54:37 EST 2009
You can do a technique of setting application variables and reading
them from another app that is running.
This is rather advanced, and can be dangerous to your process
integrity, but it works.
Otherwise, just go with the basic method that uses strings (hard-coded
as you say) as if from a command line.
Another gotcha can occur with the definition of line endings in
Applescript. Beware passing data strings that can contain cr's
because Applescript uses those a script line ending characters. This
can give you an error in an Applescript that seems to run just fine
So, Rev declares its own global, script local, and handler local
variables, and so does Applescript. This makes sense because both
apps use variables and variable scoping differently.
Hope this helps.
On Dec 21, 2009, at 3:26 PM, Howard Bornstein wrote:
> Thanks Tom,
> This does work. So do I gather however, that you can't pass or
> intermix Rev
> parameters directly with Applescript parameters? In other words, if
> I have a
> variable in Rev called tColor which contains "Red", I can't ever use
> directly in an Applescript statement? Variables always have to be
> plugged in
> to a hard-coded AS statement using the replace command or something
> Howard Bornstein
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