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benwaldie / saveSelectedMailAttachments.applescript
Created Oct 27, 2016
Save Selected Mail Message Attachments
View saveSelectedMailAttachments.applescript
set theSavePath to path to desktop folder as string
tell application "Mail"
set theMessage to item 1 of result
set theAttachments to every mail attachment of theMessage
repeat with anAttachment in theAttachments
set theName to name of anAttachment
save anAttachment in file (theSavePath & theName)
end repeat
end tell
benwaldie / CreateTaggedEvernote
Created Jun 15, 2015
Create and tag note in Evernote
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tell application "Evernote"
set theNote to create note with text "ABC"
set tags of theNote to {tag "Tag 1", tag "Tag 2"}
end tell
benwaldie / 2014-04-03 Send Keynote Presenter Notes to Evernote.applescript
Created Apr 3, 2014
This script sends presenter notes from a Keynote 6.2 presentation to Evernote.
View 2014-04-03 Send Keynote Presenter Notes to Evernote.applescript
-- Send Keynote Presenter Notes to Evernote
-- Version 1.0.1
-- Written By: Ben Waldie <>
-- Version 1.0.0 - Initial release
-- Version 1.0.1 - Updated for Keynote 6.2 compatibility
benwaldie / Example.applescript
Created Dec 2, 2013
Get the address from a selected contact and add it to a Pages '09 document, right aligned, with the date.
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tell application "Contacts"
set theSelection to selection
set thePerson to item 1 of theSelection
set theAddress to address 1 of thePerson
set theAddressText to formatted address of theAddress
end tell
set theDate to short date string of (current date)
tell application "Pages"
benwaldie / textedit_find_replace.applescript
Last active Dec 5, 2017
Find and replace text in an opened TextEdit document using AppleScript.
View textedit_find_replace.applescript
-- Find and replace a single word in an opened TextEdit document
tell application "TextEdit"
make new document
-- Add some text to the document
set text of front document to "The quick fox jumped over the lazy dog."
-- Find and replace
set every word of front document where it = "fox" to "elephant"
end tell
benwaldie / NC_Disable_DoNotDisturb.applescript
Created Jun 4, 2013
Notification Center > Disable Do Not Disturb Tested with 10.8.3
View NC_Disable_DoNotDisturb.applescript
do shell script "defaults -currentHost write ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/ doNotDisturb -boolean false"
do shell script "defaults -currentHost delete ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/ doNotDisturbDate"
end try
do shell script "killall NotificationCenter"
benwaldie / NC_Enable_DoNotDisturb.applescript
Created Jun 4, 2013
Notification Center > Enable Do Not Disturb Tested with 10.8.3
View NC_Enable_DoNotDisturb.applescript
do shell script "defaults -currentHost write ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/ doNotDisturb -boolean true"
set theDate to quoted form of (do shell script "date -u +\"%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S +0000\"")
do shell script "defaults -currentHost write ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/ doNotDisturbDate -date " & theDate
do shell script "killall NotificationCenter"
View WebScraper.applescript
-- Get the text from Safari
tell application "Safari"
set thePageText to text of document 1
end tell
-- Split the text into paragraphs
set thePars to paragraphs of thePageText
-- Find all paragraphs matching the desired criteria
set theText to ""
benwaldie / 2013-04-28-TUAW_Waldie.applescript
Created Apr 29, 2013
TUAW > Adding Copy to Clipboard Phone Number Rollover in Contacts App via AppleScript
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-- "using terms from" is necessary to let AppleScript know that these event handlers are terminology that belongs to the Contacts app
using terms from application "Contacts"
-- This handler returns the Contacts property for which the plug-in should function
on action property
return "phone"
end action property
-- This handler returns the name of the plug-in to be displayed in the Contacts property popup menu
on action title
benwaldie / 2013-04-21-TUAW_Waldie.applescript
Created Apr 22, 2013
TUAW > Extract App Resource Icons with AppleScript
View 2013-04-21-TUAW_Waldie.applescript
-- Ask the user to select an app
set theApp to choose file of type "app" default location (path to applications folder)
-- Get the app name
tell application "System Events"
set theAppName to name of theApp
if theAppName ends with ".app" then set theAppName to text 1 thru -5 of theAppName
-- Determine whether the app is a package, and notify the user if it's not
set isPackage to (package folder of theApp)
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