Newbie question re path names

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Fri Jan 9 11:36:23 CST 2009


Kill is Quit Without Saving. Not very good unless you have a hung  
process.

I agree the Applescript method is best.

Bob Sneidar
IT Manager
Logos Management
Calvary Chapel CM

On Jan 8, 2009, at 6:58 PM, Timothy Miller wrote:

> Oops! "Kill Process" does make the application quit.
>
> Is this command safe on Mac OS? The documentation is somewhat
> ambiguous on this point.
>
> Thanks again.
>
>
> Tim
>
>
> On Jan 8, 2009, at 6:40 PM, Timothy Miller wrote:
>
>> 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
>
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