Open a Spotify URI with AppleScript

Picture the scene: you receive a Spotify URI from a friend. It looks something like spotify:track:69GFzoDcAFrW6CD5tBEMTK and your computer doesn’t linkify it. So to discover the music, you’ve got to select all, copy to clipboard, switch to the Spotify app, focus the search box, paste and hit ENTER. Well not any more you don’t. More

A Table of Contents for Keynote

Note: This article applies to Keynote ’08 (version 4.x)

Sometimes in life you have to use the wrong tool to get the job done. Recently I had to use Apple’s Keynote to make documents containing a lot of graphic artefacts. Being a presentation tool, Keynote has no concept of generating an index of its contents, but from a user’s perspective a table of contents (TOC) is pretty much essential. Here’s a hack, using AppleScript, to make one. More