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5970Re: [wpmac] TextEdit > WP Applescript

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  • Geoff Gilbert
    Sep 9, 2009
      Never done anything like that, so this may be a daft question, but if
      you are working in rtf do you need to tell the script to ensure the
      font is one you have available in the Sheepshaver System Folder?

      Geoff

      >This will be of more interest to Intel and Leopard/Snow Leopard users.
      >
      >I'm not doing a lot of writing this summer, and my poor computer never
      >seems to have enough memory, so I haven't set SheepShaver as a startup
      >item, since WP is all I use it for. If I have a note or memo to write,
      >I fire up TextEdit.
      >
      >Some of the time I find myself writing more of a document than I thought
      >I would (the curse/blessing of he who talks too much), and wanting to
      >transfer what I started in TextEdit into WP. So I'm writing an Applescript,
      >to run from the OSX script menu, that will take what's in the frontmost
      >TextEdit document, open WP (and SheepShaver if necessary) and paste it
      >into a new WP document. If the TextEdit doc is in RTF, all formatting will
      >paste as well. This is all do-able manually of course, but the script makes
      >it a one-step operation.
      >
      >Any thoughts on this? I usually overlook something when I write a script.
      >Anything I might be able to add but haven't thought of?
      >
      >John R.
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