I am trying to use AppleScript to sequentially open Microsoft Word documents in a folder to perform actions on them. However, I am getting an error related to access privileges whenever the script tries to open each file. Specifically, I get this:
I have searched these forums and google for how to circumvent this, but have not had success with any of the existing suggestions. I am hoping someone here can set me in the right direction.
Microsoft Word 2016: 15.40
tell application "Finder" set fl to files of folder POSIX file "/Users/username/Desktop/Test Data Summaries" as alias list end tell repeat with f in fl set theFile to f as alias tell application "Microsoft Word" activate delay 1 open theFile password document "password" delay 5 close active document end tell end repeat