Newbie question re path names

Timothy Miller gandalf at doctorTimothyMiller.com
Thu Jan 8 21:40:14 EST 2009


Thanks everyone! It works now.

Is it okay to use the "Open Process" command instead? (It seems to  
work.)

Can I also use a Rev command to quit an application?

I messed around with closeProcess but couldn't get it to work.


with:

answer there is a process "/Applications/Firefox.app"

I get "True"

with:

  close process "/Applications/Firefox.app"
  answer the result

I get an empty result, but Firefox doesn't quit. What am I doing wrong?



Thanks in advance,

Tim


On Jan 8, 2009, at 5:37 PM, Jim Ault wrote:

> Quick tip that should work on all platforms:
> In the message box type
>    answer file "choose the one you like"; put it
>
> The result will appear as the correct Rev syntax that refers to the  
> file
>
> Do this for folders.
>    answer folder "choose the one you like"; put it
>
> Hope this helps
>
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
>
>



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