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Authored by: inblosam on Jun 14, '03 07:29:40AM

I think I have the script right, but I can't even seem to get it to work! I have the AppleScript icon in the top dock near the clock (nice rhyme). I try to click on the script name there, and nothing. I can't drag anything there either. What am I doing wrong? I am somewhat new to this applescript thing. Is this right for putting together the new script:

on open theItems
set userDesktop to the path to desktop from user domain as text
tell application "Finder"
display dialog "Enter output file name" default answer userDesktop & "untitled.pdf"
set rawdata to text returned of the result
exists file rawdata
if result = true then
display dialog "File already exists. Enter different file name."
exit repeat
end if
end repeat
end tell

set RawScript to "joinPDF" & "'" & (the POSIX path of rawdata) & "'"
repeat with aFile in theItems
set RawScript to RawScript & "'" & (the POSIX path of aFile) & "'"
end repeat
do shell script RawScript
end open

on right_str(data_str, char)
(* this user defined routine returns a string that is part of the input less
the section up to the first ocurance of char*)
set trip to false
set output_str to ""
repeat with aCharacter in data_str
set letter to aCharacter as string
(* make same datatype as char*)
if char = letter then
set trip to true
(* means that first occurance of char has been found*)
end if
if trip = true then
set output_str to output_str & letter
(* if char has been found then copy input str to output str
character by character*)
end if
end repeat
return output_str
end right_str

on FindnReplace(data_str, findchar, replacechar)
set processed_str to ""
repeat with aCharacter in data_str
set letter to aCharacter as string
(*make same datatype as findchar*)
if letter = findchar then
(*if true then this character is to be replaced. copy replacechar
to output str.
if false then this character is to be retained. copy character to
output str*)
set processed_str to processed_str & replacechar
set processed_str to processed_str & letter
end if
end repeat
return processed_str
end FindnReplace

PLEASE help!

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