0

I'm trying to create an AppleScript service that allows me to create a new text file in a folder in Finder. So I can right-click on a location and create a new text file. This is my flow so far:

Apple script service flow

It currently works fine for most folders. However, when I try and do this on a mounted network folder I get this error:

The action “Run AppleScript” encountered an error: “Can’t make «class cdis» "X folder" of application "Finder" into type text.”

1

Based on the following answer, I edited the AppleScript in the first step to:

on run {input, parameters}
    tell application "Finder"
        set the currentFolder to (folder of the front window as alias)
    end tell
    return currentFolder
end run

And now works correctly on network drives.

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .