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Applescript to open selected file in finder with specific editor

 / Published in: AppleScript

This Applescript take the selected file in Finder and open it with Sublime Text 2 (~/bin/subl). Using Alfred you can bind a global hotkey for this script, so you can edit your files with just a keypress, without worrying about the default editor.

  1. tell application "Finder"
  2. activate
  3. set filePath to (POSIX path of (target of front window as alias))
  4. set fileAlias to the selection as alias
  5. set fileName to name of fileAlias
  6. do shell script "~/bin/subl " & filePath & fileName
  7. end tell

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