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#1 2016-11-12 03:47:20 pm

Joy
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How to output a path ending with a directory ?

Hi guys,

It's dizzy how some operations in Automator work.
I couldn't figure out how to output a simple, arbitrary directory path from an AppleScript module in Automator. 

Just to make a simple example, not even:

Applescript:

Set desk_pt to posix path of (path to desktop folder as text)
return desk_pt

..doesn't work. The icons tab under results stays inactive/greyed out

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#2 2016-11-12 04:07:09 pm

Joy
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From: South Tirol
Registered: 2008-07-04
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Re: How to output a path ending with a directory ?

big_smile
Not sure if this is a bad joke I found it myself...lost precious time before posting..

To output a directory path you have to use or the "Finder" or "System Events" and use a hfs path reference.

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