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Husband, dad and boss by day, dreamer by night, geek all the way. Follow the white rabbit for more (or shoot me a quick “Oh my paws and whiskers” on Twitter).


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comment Applescript dialog, Bash alias/function
@GordonDavisson I agree Lauri’s answer is neat, but it does not explain why OP’s approaches are failing (literal vs. syntactical quoting, word splitting on parameter expansion of "$*" vs. "$@"), which you pointed out.