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Application Opener 'n Closer

Application Opener 'n Closer

Submitted By class07


This script opens any application on your computer.

Usage: /open {application name}

It can now also quit any application.

Usage: /close {application name}


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# by class07 on 04/06/05 at 04:24:33

If anyone Has any Changes they would like me to make leave a message here and i will attempt to do it. Also if people want more features leave a comment and I will Try and figure those out as well.

# by BlueRevolution on 04/07/05 at 05:02:20

wouldn't quicksilver do the exact same thing more easily?

it also might be useful to make the names not case sensitive if you can to make it faster to use.

# by class07 on 04/07/05 at 10:22:18

Yeah QuickSilver is much better and i have used it but on my main computer I am running 10.2 so that is why I made this. About not being case sensitive it's not really possible because you need the eaxact name to get the activate command to work.

# by astoria on 05/03/05 at 22:33:21

I know nothing about applescript, but is there any way to list all running apps so that you can match the app name against all apps? If so, it would not be that hard to make it case insensitive.

# by class07 on 05/04/05 at 10:12:23

Actually i was wrong it turns out that it doesn't need to be case sensitive and was going to say something about it hear but then it slipped my mind. So when typing in the name you don't have to worry about caps.

# by Mike V on 06/26/05 at 03:14:56

doesnt work

# by mike v on 06/26/05 at 03:16:26

nvm i got it, can you get rid of the {}'s so it is just /open Safari etc?

# by R031E5 on 07/27/05 at 14:31:30

Isn't it easier to just type Command+Q??

# by bittin on 10/04/08 at 22:09:56

Always nice to have :)

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Current Version: 1.1
Last Updated: 04/04/05