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AppleScript - Keeping a variable
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Oct 28, 2001, 06:25 PM
 
I have a script that goes something like this (though this is an example just to illustrate my question, and isn't really doing anything)

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1"face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial">code:</font><HR><pre><font size=1 face=courier>
on run {}
do_function1()
do_function2()
end run

on do_function1()
set x to <font color = blue>1</font>
end do_function1

on do_function2()
set final_result to x + <font color = blue>1</font>
display dialog final_result
end do_function2
</font>[/code]

Now if you actually ran that script you would notice that x is undefined in do_function2(). Does anyone know how too keep the variable x so that it is available in any sub process?
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Oct 29, 2001, 05:32 AM
 
Yes, define is as a property in the beginning of the script:

property x : ""

Moving to devolpers fora
     
   
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