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10.4: Make any folder a burn folder
Authored by: rjbailey on Sep 23, '05 08:11:43PM
This is a great hint! I've found that OnMyCommand makes this very easy to implement. You can easily write command scripts that add and subtract the .fpbf extension to the selected folder, and access the scripts just like you would Automator plugins.

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10.4: Make any folder a burn folder
Authored by: rjbailey on Sep 24, '05 02:37:23PM
As this thread degenerates into the a lesson in shell scripting, I'll reiterate: I vastly prefer OnMyCommand for applications like this. There's no need to mess with integrating Automator and AppleScript, just this:
mv __OBJ_PATH__ __OBJ_PATH__.fpbf

and it's in a contextual menu. The reverse is just as simple:
mv __OBJ_PATH__ __OBJ_PATH_NO_EXTENSION__

And OMC offers context filtering so you'll only get folder-specific options when you right-click on folders--no need to do that logic in your applescript or shell script. There's a million other examples on the website.

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