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Old 05-20-2005, 04:48 AM   #1
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Default Mac scripting problem seeks solution

A friend uses the last beta version of Fontographer (as do I, so I have an interest in this). It runs only in Classic, and is time-bombed to stop working at a certain, long past, date. So to run it, the user needs to set the clock back, launch the application, then restore the accurate date.

Is there a way to do this with AppleScript (or another scripting language — JavaScript, maybe)?

Here is my friend’s question:
Can someone tell me exactly how to do the simplest thing?

I want a script that when I press the button, it will

1. Set the date back to Jan 15, 1997
2. Execute Fog 5 beta 2
3. Set the date back to 'auto'.
Is there any hope? If so, tips and advice welcome.

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