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APPLESCRIPT FORUM?

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Is there a forum for applescript similar to the FM Forums?

I have an applescript triggering a FM script that works on a timed basis. The problem is that it goes at seemingly sporatic times also. The part in question is

"set TS to time string of mydate

if TS contains "9:4" and TS contains "AM" then

set BS to true

else if TS contains "12:4" and TS contains "PM" then

set BS to true

else if TS contains "3:4" and TS contains "PM" then

set BS to true

else if TS contains "7:4" and TS contains "PM" then

set BS to true

end if

if BS then

tell application "FileMaker Pro" ...."

the time is checked every 600 seconds.

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AppleScript patiently waits for free processor time so timing is always an estimate. If you want to trigger events at exact times take a look at PowerKey Pro.

Outstanding product that I've used for years in various incarnations http://www.sophisticated.com

If you're REALLY into accurate time take a look at Vremya at http://www.lava.net/%7Ekirill/software/vremya.html

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