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Switch Terminal dir to frontmost window of certain apps
Authored by: ojohns on Jul 25, '06 10:53:54AM

This is nifty. But I had to modify it a bit to get it to work directly from the command line.
Copy this and then paste it into a Terminal window:

function ff { osascript -e 'tell application "Finder"'\
-e "if (${1-1} <= (count Finder windows)) then"\
-e "get POSIX path of (target of window ${1-1} as alias)"\
-e 'else' -e 'get POSIX path of (desktop as alias)'\
-e 'end if' -e 'end tell'; };\
function cdff { cd "`ff $@`"; };

Note the space before each -e. After pasting this into Terminal and pressing Return, then type cdff and press return. The Terminal should cd to whatever is the current Finder window.


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