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Batch append data to the Notes field on Address Book cards
Authored by: dopey on Apr 29, '10 09:14:57AM

Hi Rob, I had already tried what you suggested and it does not work. There is simply no effect of the script for me. I have tried another Applescript which set the prefix value and that one showed immediate effects on the selected contacts. It did not append however, only set a value, overriding anything already present.

I am starting to think the notes field behaves differently to other fields. It's also the only field that can be edited without going into edit mode in the address book...



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Batch append data to the Notes field on Address Book cards
Authored by: dopey on Apr 29, '10 09:34:40AM

Now I added a save command between your end repeat and end tell statements and that did it:)



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Batch append data to the Notes field on Address Book cards
Authored by: robleach on Apr 30, '10 12:40:46PM

Post the code. No idea why the original didn't work on your machine. I believe there were other 10.6 users (I have 10.5) who said it worked for them. And what's this about a prefix? The code only appends.



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