Rev && appleScript

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Tue Jan 13 16:00:17 EST 2009

Hi Tim,

On a side note, I don't think that you need to put "AppleScript"  
between quotes.

To return a value back to Revolution, use the return command :-)

put "set x to 12" & cr & "return x" into myScript
do myScript as AppleScript
put the result into rslt

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 13 jan 2009, at 19:29, Timothy Miller wrote:

> When I
> do <container> as "applescript"
> is it possible for applescript to pass a variable or function or  
> something back to rev?
> For instance, just to keep it simple, could I somehow use "the  
> result" from appleScript in a Rev script?
> If someone can applescript off the cuff and is feeling generous, I  
> want to use Rev to check if "/applications/" is running.  
> Suggestions received gratefully.
> I tried checking the openProcesses, but it doesn't seem to work  
> reliably, and it doesn't work if I launch the application outside of  
> Rev.
> Thanks in advance,
> Tim

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