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Pass variables back and forth between Applescript and Javascript
Authored by: jonn8n on Dec 22, '05 09:18:57AM
Oh, and it works equally well for other types of returned values (NB: let AppleScript escape your text using the 'quoted form of ' command; manually adding quotes can lead to lots of problems):

tell application "Safari"
	set myVar to "My word:"
	set myVar to do JavaScript "
var myVar = " & (quoted form of myVar) & ";
myVar = myVar + ' cheese';
return myVar;
" in document 1
end tell
display dialog "myVar is now: " & myVar buttons {"OK"} default button 1 with icon 1 giving up after 5


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