Mimsy Were the Borogoves

Hacks: Articles about programming in Python, Perl, PHP, and whatever else I happen to feel like hacking at.

42 Astoundingly Useful Scripts and Automations for the Macintosh

Work faster and more reliably. Use Perl, Python, AppleScript, Swift, and Automator to automate the drudgery of computer use. Add actions to the services menu and the menu bar, and create drag-and-drop apps.

Use simple scripts and make your Macintosh play music, roll dice, and talk to you. Create ASCII art from your photos. There’s a script for all of that in 42 Astoundingly Useful Scripts and Automations for the Macintosh by Jerry Stratton.

Nisus HTML script now handles tables

Jerry Stratton, January 18, 2010

I finally got around to copying the table code from my old publish script to the new one. Note that it currently is written for me, and I never have tables with more than one line in them. So, I transfer paragraph-level styles from the paragraph to the table cell. You may find this less than useful.

In response to Nisus HTML conversion: New features in Nisus’s scripting language make HTML conversion almost a breeze.

  1. Nisus floating content ->