Scripts

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On Making Scripts Work on Mac OSX:

Associating Scripts on the MAC

  • To associate files with particular software , CTRL-click on the file.
    • Choose "open with". If that isn’t available, choose "open".
    • In the Enable box, set the value to "All Applications".
    • Check the "Always Open With" box.
    • Select Utilities>Terminal
    • Then click "Open" and you should be good to go.


Running Scripts

  • Since the MACs come with many scripting languages pre-installed the scripts are essentially run by double clicking on the file name, although manually launching them from the terminal should work as well.
    • For example:
  $ python foo.py
  $ ./foo.py
  • In the second case the script AND in the case of double-clicking the filename, the script would have to include the appropriate shebang line, for example #!/usr/bin/python for Python scripts and #!/usr/bin/perl for Perl scripts.
    • This will allow the MACs to know where to locate Python and Perl, respectively.
    • If for some reason this doesn't work, make sure the script is saved with a UNIX style byte order so that the shebang will be read properly by the MAC.
    • A good text editor like Notepad ++ (Windows) easily allows one to make these changes to text files.
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