Open application when file double clicked
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Feb 24 14:05:28 EST 2015
Which event, odoc or oapp?
If only the former, what happens when you include the latter?
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Peter Haworth wrote:
> Thanks Richard. The code I'm using came from a note in the dictionary with
> a note that it came from Trevor Devore originally but it's dated 2009 so
> maybe Apple events have changed since then. I tried the double click with
> the application not running and with it running but did not seem to hot the
> on appleEvent handler
> On Tue Feb 24 2015 at 10:56:47 AM Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
>> Peter Haworth wrote:
>> > There's a user note in the dictionary that says $1 does not contain
>> > the path to the double clicked file on OSX. Is that true?
>> I believe so. OS X may be a certified Unix, but the Finder is off in a
>> world of its own. :)
>> On Linux and Windows that still works, and on both you can quer $# to
>> obtain the number of params to see if more than one file was opened with
>> the app launch.
>> On Mac Apple's method has been Apple events since the early '90s.
>> Anyone else here able to reproduce the issue Peter's seeing with aevt/oapp?
>> Could this issue be that you're responding to the odoc event rather than
>> It's been so long since I wrote any code for that I can't recall, but
>> with oapp sent on launch, perhaps odoc only sent when a doc is
>> double-clicked any time after launch.
>> Richard Gaskin
>> Fourth World Systems
>> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
>> Ambassador at FourthWorld.com http://www.FourthWorld.com
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