File lists

Jim Ault jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 16 06:32:24 CDT 2010


Your handler has a few errors.
The path containing slashes is not what AppleScript expects
It is a good practice to use 'return varThatWasSet'
    in order to send some text back to Rev,
    and then be prepared to do some parsing for extra quotes, etc.

I have not worked with AppleScript in a few years so I am quite rusty,
but here is a very useful tip for finding very complete examples right  
on your Mac

Go to the upper right of your menu bar, click the AppleScript icon,  
then choose
    Open Scripts Folder/   Open Computer Scripts Folder

An now you should be able to read through more than 100 scripts  
written by Apple to interact with numerous programs.
Right-click and open in Script Editor.
Now you should be able to build your won example script syntax library.

Hope this helps,


Jim Ault
Las Vegas



On Jul 16, 2010, at 12:47 AM, Medard wrote:

> Kay C Lan <lan.kc.macmail at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> tell application "Finder"
>>  files of folder "Disc:folderA:folder1"
>> end tell
>
> I am following this interesting thread :-)
>
> Though, I got an execution error (in Applescript, I presume) by  
> running
> this handler:
>
> on mouseUp
>   answer folder "List files in this folder:"
>   if it is empty then exit mouseup
>   put it & slash into tfolder -- slash mandatory?
>   put "tell Application" && quote & Finder & quote into tcommande
>   put cr & "files of folder" && quote & tfolder & quote after  
> tcommande
>   put cr & "end tell" after tcommande
>   do tcommande as applescript
>   if the result is not empty then answer the result
>>> "Execution Error"!
> end mouseUp
>
> What?







More information about the use-livecode mailing list