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  Using Python and AppleScript Together
Subject:   A generic problem with this
Date:   2007-05-11 18:41:43
From:   BareFeet
Response to: A generic problem with this

You need to instead write:

osascript -e 'tell app "TextEdit" to quit'

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  • Noah Gift photo A generic problem with this
    2007-05-12 15:27:11  Noah Gift | O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger [View]

    That is the correct way to escape from the command line. Good comment. Your way might be a little less confusing for people than my way as well.

    Of course the poster above has two problems which is the worst kind. A bad installation possibly, plus, the wrong quoting(syntax).