Matt Gemmell

My new book CHANGER is out now!

An action-thriller novel — book 1 in the KESTREL series.

★★★★★ — Amazon

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Someone emailed me today asking if it's possible to use AppleScript to make a certain file open with 
a given AppleScript droplet. It is indeed.
Since a droplet is just a special kind of application, the code is the same as for opening a file with
a specific app. It's just as simple as this:
set theFile to "Macintosh HD:Users:irate:Sites:some_file.html" as alias
set theApp to "Macintosh HD:Applications:Thistle Post" as alias
 
tell application "Finder" to open theFile using theApp
Hope someone finds that useful.