Save variables in AppleScript?

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by JasonZ, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Is it possible to save changes made to a variable from run to run? For example have a certain set of code only run the first time you execute the script?
     
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    angelwatt

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    Write them to a file and read them back at the beginning of the run.
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

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    AppleScript technically has something that will do it: OSAStore and OSALoad, but I would recommend relying on this and read/write this in a more conventional way from a file.
     
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Im sorry but im lost... I have no idea how to do what either of you suggested... :confused:
     
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    angelwatt

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    Then Google for "applescript save open file"
     

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