Hello, the following is the essence of a problem I need to resolve. The code is AppleScript
display dialog "Hello \"world\" " This code needs to run in FMP18 as a calculated applescript.
Perform AppleScript [display dialog \"Hello "world" \"]
Perform AppleScript [display dialog \"Hello \""world"\" \"]
Perform AppleScript [display dialog \"Hello "\"world"\" \"]
Perform AppleScript [display dialog \"Hello \""world\"" \"]
and other permutations of 1 backslash and 2 quotation marks cause the calculation to be unsavable b/o error.
Perform AppleScript [display dialog \"Hello \"world\" \"] results in "A identifier can’t go after this “"”." -- after the calculation is saved. (Yes, "A identifier")
Perform AppleScript [display dialog \"Hello \"\"world\"\" \"] results in A “"” can’t go after this “"”. -- after the calculation is saved
and an error message of -2740.
Can anyone help me please?
We are working on a process for passing certain info nuggets out of a solution (FMP 13) in an encrypted method.
For various reasons a version upgrade isn't feasible. So the plan is to encrypt the nuggets, then pass them into a format for transport.
Currently, we're using Applescript to pass the particular fields into an AES-256-CBC encryption process in a calculated Applescript step, as follows :
The problems which concern me here:
1. The password is "traveling" into Terminal in plaintext. Is there a way this can be viewed during the process (a 'ps' or some other method)??
2. Is there a better method to accomplish this without running as an echo?
I've tried various flavors of this process (successful encryption & transport, etc), but am most concerned about the potential vulnerability from within OSX.. I've run various flavors, then attempted to grep for any of the password strings in log files and Library/Application Support/ folders, but haven't found anything...
Is this an unfounded issue, or should I be going a different direction?
Is it possible to use AppleScript to open the Script Workplace, select a particular script and even scroll to a particular line?
I looked through several AppleScript sources (there are not so many...) as well as the Dictionary of FIleMaker Pro Advanced 15, but all examples seem to deal with using the database (i.e. finding and manipulating records), not authoring.
Why would be handy? I have an authoring database where I can store the scripts and scriptsteps of a solution. These are converted from FIlemaker XML using the MBS plugin, not that complicated. Then it's possible to select the scriptsteps that need attention. But locating these scripts in the original solution is quite time consuming, so an AppleScript would save me tons of time.
Is there a way in AppleScript to trap if the connection is lost and have an AppleScript act on this?By ggt667
Is there a way in AppleScript to trap if the connection is lost and have an AppleScript act on this?
At the risk of asking and answering myself( AppleScript below )
repeat tell application "FileMaker Pro" try database "db" on error do shell script "sudo shutdown -r now" with administrator privileges end try end tell delay 59 -- 59 secs end repeat