text object question
is it possible to use a specific search path in a read / write message to a text file?
like: "read ……/Desktop/Files/file.txt"
Send "read" or "write" followed my an absolute path, enclosed in "quotes" if it contains spaces, to the [text] object. For example:
read "Macintosh HD:/Users/myname/Desktop/filename.rtf"
write "Macintosh HD:/Users/myname/Finances/lotsamonies.csv"
what if I don’t know user name?
let’s say I have a patch in applications… I want to write a text file to be placed on desktop, on every computer that runs my patch…
Actually on a mac you could just use applescript with Bill Orcutt’s [shell] external.
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