Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Sun Aug 25 22:31:01 EDT 2002

> > Do OS X directory paths use "/" or ":"?
> /

> > Does OS X use Unix/Windows style filtering for answer file?
> I don't think so. The only one that seems to work for me is using type
> and specifying the 4 character file type
> e.g. answer file "Select a text file" of type "TEXT"

> > Does OS X have a File Exchange type Control that can be applescripted
> > to set
> > the file extension mapping? If not how do you register an extension
> > for an
> > app?
> I think OS X still uses the old Apple file type & creator type to link
> an app to it's documents. You can change the mapping manually using the
> Get Info dialog, but I don't know how to do it with AppleScript.

I have the appleScript for doing it on everything before OS X but that's
where I get stuck.



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