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An AppleScript to rotate Finder windows Desktop
I've been looking for a way to select Finder windows via the keyboard for some time - ever since I realized that command-` (aka command-~) doesn't rotate Finder windows like it does in most Cocoa apps (OmniWeb). I finally found the right ApppleScript magic today:
tell application "Finder" to select last Finder window
After testing this, I set up Youpi Key to send that AppleScript when I press command-` in the Finder. I don't need a keyboard shortcut for "Go to..." anyway.
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Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Authored by: Clint MacDonald on May 02, '02 11:58:25AM

This is a great hint! I have been annoyed by my inability to contol Finder windows using a keyboard command. It is becoming a standard to cycle through windows with "command-1" or "command-`" (the backtick mark).

Instead of Youpi Key, I used Keyboard Maestro <http://www.keyboardmaestro.com/> to trigger this AppleScript. I also used Keyboard Maestro to assign shift-command-H to "Hide Other Applications," inexplicably absent from Mac OS X.

Nice work!



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