The timeout should definitely take a while. I misunderstood what you meant when you
said you "suddenly" got the error - I thought it was indicative of an unexpected change,
rather than about the timing.
Your description seems consistent with the warning given at the bottom of this page:
>. Could that be it?
I'd think that your scripts should be mostly the same as what I did for invoking LaTeX.
There's a basic description here:
Maybe it will be of help. Later posts in the series refine the ideas; you might find the set
of AppleScript handlers at <http://appliedabstraction.blogspot.com/2008/01/seeing-
latex-19-subethaedittools-or.html> to be of use.
--- In SubEthaEdit@yahoogroups.com, "underdoeg" <underdoeg@...> wrote:
> Tanks for your quick reply.
> I already set the timeout. But that didn't work. But with the try I can at least show a
> error message. Thanks.
> I don't really think it has something to do with the time my script takes because it works
> perfectly when i run it out of script editor and the timeOut message appears right after I
> try to run it from SubEtha. A timeout should at least take a few seconds before
> or am I wrong?
> I recoded the whole thing now and will start it as an application for the moment. If it
> works the way I'm expecting it, Ill post it here
> --- In SubEthaEdit@yahoogroups.com, "michael_j_barber" <michael_j_barber@> wrote:
> > --- In SubEthaEdit@yahoogroups.com, "underdoeg" <underdoeg@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi everyone.
> > >
> > > I am trying to compile the currently open as code file with mxmlc. It did work
> > But
> > > then suddenly I got the following error message:
> > >
> > > SubEthaEdit got an error: AppleEvent timed out. (-1712)
> > >
> > AppleScript doesn't wait forever for a response. IIRC, it times out after a minute. If
> > compile takes longer than that, you'll get the error above.
> > Try wrapping your call to the compile in a "with timeout" statement. It should look
> > something like
> > with timeout of (60*30) seconds
> > compileDocument()
> > end timeout
> > That gives 30 minutes for the compilation to complete.
> > Wrap it in a try to handle any error that still comes through.