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2018-09-26

Rename It 1.1 : Rename the frontmost document.

"Rename It" is an AppleScript application to rename an opened file in the front application. When the Finder is in the front, a selected file or opend folder can be renamed.

In OS X10.8 or later, a file name of an opend document can be renamed at the proxy icon in the document window in some applications. In some applications, following steps are requied to rename an opened file.

  1. Save the file.
  2. Close the file.
  3. Rename the file in the Finder.
  4. Reopen the file.

"Rename It" can automate above complicated process.

"Rename It" works in the background because to access the front document. "Rename It" does not apear in the Dock and the front application is not switched.

"Rename It" must be launched through a launcher application. For example,

Followting movie will help to understand how "Rename It" works.

2018-07-24

Trash It 1.2.1 : Move the frontmost document to trash.

"Trash It" is an AppleScript application to move a document opend in the front application to trash. This appllication must be executed from the Spotlight menu or the Script menu or other launcher utilities.

You may meet the case you want to put away the document opend in the frontmost, for exaple a file downloaded file from the Internet is unexpected one. "Trash It" allow you to delete the junk file without back to the Finder.

"Trash It" works as a background application, because it requires access the frontmost document. Therefore "Trash It" apears in the Dock and the front application does not change.

"Trash It" is expected to be launched from ome launcher utilities, e.g. Script menu, DragThing, LaunchBar and so on.

If you move a file to the trash by mistake, selecting the "Edit/Undo" menu of the Finder can recover the file quickly.

2018-07-21

Trash It 1.2 : Move the frontmost document to trash.

"Trash It" is an AppleScript application to move a document opend in the front application to trash. This appllication must be executed from the Spotlight menu or the Script menu or other launcher utilities.

You may meet the case you want to put away the document opend in the frontmost, for exaple a file downloaded file from the Internet is unexpected one. "Trash It" allow you to delete the junk file without back to the Finder.

"Trash It" works as a background application, because it requires access the frontmost document. Therefore "Trash It" apears in the Dock and the front application does not change.

"Trash It" is expected to be launched from ome launcher utilities, e.g. Script menu, DragThing, LaunchBar and so on.

If you move a file to the trash by mistake, selecting the "Edit/Undo" menu of the Finder can recover the file quickly.