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Old Nov 9, 2012, 08:15 PM   #1
moonman239
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[OS X 10.8.2] AppleScript Mail script help

I'm trying to design a script that will cause iTunes to play a song when I tell Siri on my iPhone to send an e-mail to my e-mail address. Mail is supposed to receive the e-mail, see that it was addressed to "iTunes", and run the script. I did send an e-mail addressed to "iTunes," and everything that doesn't have to do with AppleScript seems to be configured correctly. Here's my code:

Code:
using terms from application "Mail"
	on perform mail action with messages messageList for rule aRule
		tell application "Mail"
			repeat with thisMessage in messageList
				set theCommand to content of messageList
			end repeat
		end tell
	end perform mail action with messages
end using terms from

tell application "iTunes"
	if theCommand contains "play" then
		if theCommand is equal to "play" then
			play
		else
			set prevTIDs to text item delimiters of AppleScript
			set text item delimiters of AppleScript to "play "
			set subject to text items of theCommand
			
			set text item delimiters of AppleScript to ""
			set subject to "" & subject
			set AppleScript's text item delimiters to " by artist "
			set delimitedList to every text item of subject
			set theTrack to the first item of delimitedList
			try
				set theArtist to the second item of delimitedList
				set artistIsDefined to true
			on error
				set artistIsDefined to false
			end try
			set AppleScript's text item delimiters to prevTIDs
			if artistIsDefined is true then
				play (every track in playlist 1 whose artist is theArtist and name is theTrack)
			else
				play (every track in playlist 1 whose name is theTrack)
			end if
		end if
	else if theCommand is equal to "pause" then
		pause {}
	else if theCommand is equal to "stop" then
		stop {}
	end if
end tell
Now, when I remove everything before the "tell iTunes" part and set theCommand to a valid command, the script works.
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Last edited by SandboxGeneral; Nov 11, 2012 at 07:07 PM. Reason: Changed to code tags
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