Missing link with Flash
- 7:21 PM 23 February 2004
- 8:51 PM 29 May 2011
I mentioned the possible use of a Flash UI for AppleScript a while ago. Peter Bunn - developer of Missing Link has asked me to demonstrate how a link in a Flash movie could open a Mac file, application or folder using his AppleScript application. So I put together a
Click on the button and Flash will open whatever URL you put in the field - if you happen to have Missing Link installed and you use the
Open:/ protocol - a valid path will open that particular directory or file on you Mac.
Without real two way communication between the Flash movie and the system I can’t see it having ground breaking significance. Regardless - it works.
My interesting in Flash has waned somewhat over the years. Removed the links to the now misplaced files. Not anticipating they will be missed.