hi total newbie,
I am trying to amend the apple folder action “add - new item alert.scpt” to display an alert message when a file is added to the folder which is over 5MB.
In the office we have a folder where pdfs are stored however some are dropped in too large for emailing.
Any help would be appreciated.
Perhaps something like this…
on adding folder items to this_folder after receiving these_items
repeat with i from 1 to the count of items in these_items
set this_item to item i of these_items
tell application "Finder"
set file_limit to 5242880 -- 5 MB in bytes
if size of (info for this_item) is greater than file_limit then
set item_name to name of this_item
move this_item to path to desktop folder
display dialog "The item: " & """ & item_name & """ & " exceeds the 5 MB limit and has been moved to the desktop!" with icon stop buttons ("OK") default button "OK"
end adding folder items to
Hope this helps.
thanks ever so much that works a treat.