Because LC can't do two things at once.
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon Feb 23 10:51:36 EST 2015
Keep in mind that a battery that is on the way out will almost always report charging.
> On Feb 20, 2015, at 23:59 , Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
> Peter M. Brigham wrote:
>> Just out of curiosity, how *would* you do this via shell call or
>> the equivalent on a Windows laptop?
> Good question.
> Thanks to the beautiful simplicity of the Linux /proc directory I was able to find:
> cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT1/state
> The "charging state" field there will contain "charging" or "discharging".
> Now if we can turn up a Win command line solution I'll write a handler for this that'll make it convenient to get this info on all three platforms.
> Martin, thanks for handling the Mac side - nice work.
>> On Feb 20, 2015, at 11:19 AM, Martin Koob wrote:
>>> Hi Richard
>>> I noticed in your bug report was for Mac so till that enhancement gets
>>> implemented you could use this.
>>> function powerStatus
>>> put shell ("pmset -g batt") into tPowerStatus
>>> put matchtext(tPowerStatus, "'([^']*)",tPowerSource) into tSuccess
>>> return tPowerSource
>>> end powerStatus
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