AS_File_Open ( myPath ; myOptions )
opens files or folders using AppleScript with a shell command (Apple only)
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Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
Open a file with the standard application or open a folder
U shall use a standard POSIX path or a common FileMaker paths like:
"filemac:" & Get ( TemporaryPath ) & "file.csv"
The script removes prefixes like "filemac:" or the name of the start volume like "/Macintosh HD/" automatically.
Use the ScriptStep "Perform AppleScript" using the option "Calculated AppleScript"
You also shall use "Perform AppleScript" directly from a button.
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