Add scripts to TextWrangler

Mac trick

Add a script to allow copying the entire row of texts

Open AppleScript Editor (search in Spotlight)

In AppleScript Editor type in:

tell application "TextWrangler"
tell window 1
select line the (startLine of the selection)
copy (contents of the selection) as text to myText
set the contents of the selection to myText & myText
end tell
end tell

Save to (might need to create the folder):

~/Library/Application Support/TextWrangler/Scripts/

Save as “Duplicate Line

Restart TextWrangler application

In TextWrangler application, open from the top menu bar:

Window/Palettes/Scripts

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Set Shortcut; any combination of your liking.

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2 thoughts on “Add scripts to TextWrangler

  1. Hi,

    Could you show me how to write an apple script that I can run in Text Wrangler to replace special characters such as the em dash with a character entity for all the files (multi-find) in the folder. I knew how to do it in Dreamweaver.

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