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I want to be able to check if a word appears in a terminal window running a java application and then display a notification. Any ideas?

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tell application "Terminal"
    repeat 120 times -- ~ 2 minutes
        if contents of front window contains "word" then
            say "match"
            -- insert your code here
            exit repeat
        else
            delay 1
        end if
    end repeat
end tell
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  • Thnx! Do you know how I can run this script for each of my terminal tabs?
    – chchrist
    Jul 31, 2012 at 9:00

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