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applescript cocoa applescriptobjc ruby cocoa-applescript

red_menace's Products

MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011), OS X Mavericks (10.9), Xcode 5
Classic ][ (1992)
G3 Minitower (1998)
G4 Digital Audio (2004)
G4 Mini (2005)
MacBook Pro early 2008

Recent Activity

red_menace replied to Record VS/+ Lists

"Yes, records are super useful to keep named properties groouped together.  About the only issue is that AppleScript itself doesn't have that"

in Mac OS X Technologies 1 replies
14 hours ago
red_menace replied to "say" command - exclamation or emphases?

"It depends on the voice, but extra or downloaded voices tend to ignore those.  The commands work with the regular voices that have been arou"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
18 hours ago
red_menace replied to "say" command - exclamation or emphases?

"The original voices can be customized a little by using embedded commands (see the Speech Synthesis Programming Guide), but the more modern"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
20 hours ago
red_menace replied to Is there a way to auto-save OpenOffice Documents using AppleScript?

"OpenOffice is not scriptable."

in MacBook Air 1 replies
1 day ago
red_menace replied to New files are renaming automatically... virus?

"It sounds like you have a folder action script attached to the folder.  If a folder action script is renaming an item located in the attache"

in OS X Mavericks 2 replies
1 day ago
red_menace replied to My Ruby script can't log out a given user.  Will someone please help me?

"Expression substitution won't work in a single-quoted string, so change your quoting, for example: output = system "echo 'mypassword' | sudo"

in OS X Server 1 replies
1 day ago
red_menace replied to Automator only works on desktop folders?

"Just to get the terminology straight, AppleScript and Automator are two different things, and an Automator workflow is not an action.  I'm n"

in Mac OS X Technologies 2 replies
1 day ago
red_menace replied to How do you delete a service workflow made in automator?

"It is located in your user's home directory - it is normally hidden, but you can enter the path into the Finder > Go > Go to Folder... menu"

in MacBook Air 3 replies
1 day ago
red_menace replied to How do you delete a service workflow made in automator?

"Just go to your user's ~/Library/Services folder and remove the workflow."

in MacBook Air 3 replies
1 day ago
red_menace replied to Use Automator to launch a program every night at midnight

"You should always start your own topic, rather than asking an unrelated question in someone else's.  Also, this particular topic was started"

in Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard 10 replies
2 days ago
red_menace replied to if iam on someone else's account i want my own account well i lose everything g like my game progress

"If you are talking about user accounts on a particular machine, then yes, that is how they work - preferences and saved data for any given a"

in Using Apple Support Communities 1 replies
3 days ago
red_menace replied to Applescript apps and other macs

"Without seeing some code or the errors that you are getting it would be hard to say, but usually this is the result of hard-coded paths or o"

in Mac OS X Technologies 1 replies
3 days ago
red_menace replied to applescript editor is corrupt, how to delete it

"There normally aren't any special permissions for the AppleScript Editor.app, so if you have administrator privileges, you should be able to"

in Mac OS X Technologies 2 replies
4 days ago
red_menace replied to facetime isnt working!

"No."

in Developer Forums 1 replies
5 days ago
red_menace replied to automator perpetually running on second action

"You should ask your question in a new topic instead of tacking onto someone else's, especially since this topic was started over two years ("

in Mac OS X Technologies 12 replies
5 days ago
red_menace replied to Applescript say app names during Cmd + Tab

"The application switcher isn't scriptable, but you might try using VoiceOver since that does speak the application name."

in Mac OS X Technologies 1 replies
1 week ago
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