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Jul
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revised Disable / enable secondary HDD with OS X?
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Jul
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asked Disable / enable secondary HDD with OS X?
Jul
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comment How can I control Pandora via my Mac Keyboard?
@Peter - just spent more time looking at your pianobar thing. so you have to leave terminal open for it to continue to run? i guess the only advantage is that it uses less cpu. you could wrap it in platypus and make it a "standalone" application. you could then use the "Key Remap 4 Macbook" and set up the play button to have applescript do something like "tell application pianobarWrap to press key p" - but if you are going to do all that it seems like the option below is a lot easier.
Jun
30
comment How can I control Pandora via my Mac Keyboard?
@Peter - Hmm, I know it's not a one-step install, but I still think it's relatively straight forward. As for they keyboard controls, after taking the steps listed in the article, the play key plays and pauses, the forward key skips, and the back key thumbs down. These could all do whatever you want though - and I don't have to use any modifier keys - I really can just hit the play key. I'm not sure if anything with Pandora is very open source, so this may be the best workaround until Pandora offers better integration options. After the intial setup it's so easy to use. Thanks for your feedback
Jun
30
accepted Set the default headphone volume on OSX?
Jun
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revised Set the default headphone volume on OSX?
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Jun
30
answered Set the default headphone volume on OSX?
Jun
30
comment How can I control Pandora via my Mac Keyboard?
Hey @Peter - did you try the new solution below? Any luck?
Jun
30
comment Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
yes, yes yes! Thanks! Exactly what I was asking for!!
Jun
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accepted Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
Jun
28
comment Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
Thanks, Kevin. This is good to know.
Jun
28
comment Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
I would like to mention that application is actually written in AppleScriptObjC and not just Applescript.
Jun
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revised Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
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Jun
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comment Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
Just out of curiosity, how did you know that one was written in Applescript?
Jun
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revised Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
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Jun
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comment Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
I dislike the applescript approach to this because it is hacky and unstable. Applescript is powerful, but I think in many cases it is pushed beyond its intended use. I updated the question to show some "workarounds" to fix the issues, but if Applescript was meant to be integrated this way the issues would not exist in the first place. I may work on writing a non Applescript solution if I have time, and share it.
Jun
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revised Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
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Jun
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comment Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
I think of "Native" as meaning software that was compiled for a particular OS (unfocus.com/2011/03/25/what-is-a-native-app). Since AppleScript is not compiled, but rather requires the AppleScript engine to load in order to parse it, I would say that it is less native than Cocoa and Carbon apps. I don't think you're going to visit the App Store and buy anything written in AppleScript.
Jun
28
comment Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
I'm trying to call the script with Quicksilver, so I'm not sure Daniel's oascript, tell application "Terminal" is the best solution because it launches Terminal if it is not running. If I try and use tell application "Quicksilver" the dialog is not focused when it appears (keyboard nav not possible without a click). Seems like these problems would go away if there was a native app that could accept a list of choices and a callback - or even better if there was a Quciksilver plugin that allowed the results to be returned and displayed as a menu instead of just a block of text.
Jun
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revised Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)
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