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Tony T1 replied to How do I make this script faster?

"Do you need to open TextEdit?"

in Mac OS X Technologies 9 replies
7 hours ago
Tony T1 replied to How do I make this script faster?

"By plain text you mean just a .txt file, correct? Will report back, thanks for the help!   Yes.  Instead of loading the text file in TextE"

in Mac OS X Technologies 9 replies
8 hours ago
Tony T1 replied to How do I make this script faster?

"Also, if you're need to copy all of the contents of a plain text file to the clipboard, try this instead:        do shell script "cat " & qu"

in Mac OS X Technologies 9 replies
8 hours ago
Tony T1 replied to How do I make this script faster?

"Try to combine events.  Each call to System Events takes time.   This is an example for part of your script:   tell application "System Ev"

in Mac OS X Technologies 9 replies
8 hours ago
Tony T1 replied to How to get a stdout when CL doesn't provide one.

"Just realized, don't need cat:   ( afconvert -h 2>&1; echo; afconvert -hf 2>&1 ) | sed 's/\\/\\\\/g' | groff -Tps | pstopdf -i -o afconvert."

in Mac OS X Technologies 15 replies
12 hours ago
Tony T1 replied to How to get a stdout when CL doesn't provide one.

"Found the source of the error.  In afconvert -hf, these 2 lines (line 32 and 33) are causing the groff error:      LEI32 LEF32 LEF64 'ms\"

in Mac OS X Technologies 15 replies
19 hours ago
Tony T1 replied to How to get a stdout when CL doesn't provide one.

"Is it doable?     Try this:   cat <(afconvert -h 2>&1) <(echo) <(afconvert -hf 2>&1) | groff -Tps | pstopdf -i -o afconvert.pdf   [Note:"

in Mac OS X Technologies 15 replies
20 hours ago
Tony T1 replied to How to get a stdout when CL doesn't provide one.

""man -t  uses groff -Tps -mandoc -c to format the manual page passing the output to stdout", so we can do the same:        afconvert -h 2>&"

in Mac OS X Technologies 15 replies
1 day ago
Tony T1 replied to Downloading music from tape cassettes

"Jaypee53 wrote: I seem to be unable to locate OSX compatible software on the Audacity site   There's a OS X version here: http://audacity"

in OS X Mavericks 2 replies
1 day ago
Tony T1 replied to How to get a stdout when CL doesn't provide one.

"Then just re-direct stderr."

in Mac OS X Technologies 15 replies
1 day ago
Tony T1 replied to Automator- Search for string of dates in title, replace them

"...it seems like you have 0-9 in a group of 4, gets parenthesis?  G   Yes, and the 4 digits must be at the end of the filename "$" Not 100"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
1 day ago
Tony T1 replied to How to get a stdout when CL doesn't provide one.

"Anyway, how do I pipe out afconvert -h to a text or PDF file?  I can't seem to get that to work.   Re-direct stderr:        afconvert -h"

in Mac OS X Technologies 15 replies
1 day ago
Tony T1 replied to Automator- Search for string of dates in title, replace them

"This is a bit tighter for the Run Shell Script Action:   for f in "$@" do     basename=${f##*/}     path=${f%/*}     ext=${f##*.}     name=$"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
1 day ago
Tony T1 replied to Automator- Search for string of dates in title, replace them

"This should do it,   In the Run Shell Script action, Pass input: [as arguments] and use:   for f in "$@" do     name=${f##*/}     name=${na"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
1 day ago
Tony T1 replied to mpeg2

"[duplicate, deleted]"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
2 days ago
Tony T1 replied to mpeg2

"Right-click (control-click) the installer and then click Open"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
2 days ago
Tony T1 replied to mpeg2

"Right-click (control-click) the installer and then click Open"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
2 days ago
Tony T1 replied to Getting File Name in Automator workflow - combine PDF

"It will return: basename.pdf, so if the PDF selected in the 1st step is "Test.pdf", then in the last step, the combined PDF will be named "T"

in Mac OS X Technologies 5 replies
2 days ago
Tony T1 replied to Getting File Name in Automator workflow - combine PDF

"Just noticed that the OP is 9 months old"

in Mac OS X Technologies 5 replies
2 days ago
Tony T1 replied to Getting File Name in Automator workflow - combine PDF

"EDIT:  Underdog101's answer does the same as this answer, only difference is I used Run Shell Script (I was going to delete it after I reali"

in Mac OS X Technologies 5 replies
2 days ago
Tony T1 replied to How can I use Automator to extract specific Data from a text file?

"Best to post this as a new topic."

in Mac OS X Technologies 26 replies
3 days ago
Tony T1 replied to Delete Random characters in filename?

"As a bash script:   #!/bin/bash for f in ~/Desktop/* do     newname=$(echo "$f" | sed -E 's/[_-][A-Za-z0-9]{8}-[A-Za-z0-9]{4}-[A-Za-z0-9]{4"

in Mac OS X Technologies 8 replies
4 days ago
Tony T1 replied to iWorks updates

"DieselFuelForLife wrote:   I didn't know the old apps were not deleted, I will try that.   Only for iWorks, but, as always, backup first."

in OS X Mavericks 4 replies
4 days ago
Tony T1 replied to Dramatically reduce the amt of space used by OSX

"You can also look at http://monolingual.sourceforge.net to delete unused language files."

in OS X Mavericks 29 replies
4 days ago
Tony T1 replied to iWorks updates

"Well, when the new version is d/l'd, the old versions are not deleted, they are moved to /Applications/iWorks'09 So, you can keep both veri"

in OS X Mavericks 4 replies
4 days ago
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