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When a Growl notification gets issued I want to trigger an AppleScript. I had a look at the "Actions" in the Growl preferences, and you can trigger things like an email or a text-to-speech call, but not an arbitrate shell script or AppleScript.

Any idea how to do this? Does a Growl plugin for this exists? I searched the net for it, but could only find solutions for the other way around (i.e. issuing a notification from a script).

Many thanks in advance!

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There is currently no support in Growl for this feature, but according to this Google Groups post:

Growl 2.1 will be bringing a Script action capable of running either shell scripts or AppleScripts. This will be a 10.8+ feature though as Growl 2.0+ is sandboxed, and the tool we need to run arbitrary user scripts while under sandboxing is a 10.8+ feature.

Growl 2.1 is still in Alpha testing.

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