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Create a New File in the Finder
#!/usr/bin/env osascript
-- name: Create a New File
-- description:
-- Create a new Untitled file in the current Finder window
-- Intended to be used as an appify app in the Finder toolbar
-- author: Thomas Aylott <>
-- license: MIT
tell the application "Finder"
set the_folder to the target of the first window
set the_path to the quoted form of POSIX path of (the_folder as alias)
do shell script "cd " & the_path & ";touch Untitled"
select file "Untitled" of the_folder
delay 0.25
tell the application "System Events" to keystroke (key code 36)
end tell
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