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/MacCocoa/NSStatusItem/Display current iTunes Song
Required plugins for this example: MBS MacBase Plugin, MBS MacClassic Plugin, MBS MacCocoa Plugin, MBS Main Plugin, MBS Util Plugin
You find this example project in your Plugins Download as a Xojo project file within the examples folder: /MacCocoa/NSStatusItem/Display current iTunes Song
This example is the version from Sun, 17th Mar 2012.
Project "Display current iTunes Song.rbp"
MenuBar Menu
MenuItem UntitledMenu3 = ""
MenuItem UntitledMenu2 = "File"
MenuItem FileQuit = "Quit"
MenuItem UntitledMenu0 = "Edit"
MenuItem EditUndo = "Undo"
MenuItem UntitledMenu1 = "-"
MenuItem EditCut = "Cut"
MenuItem EditCopy = "Copy"
MenuItem EditPaste = "Paste"
MenuItem EditClear = "Clear"
End MenuBar
Class App Inherits Application
EventHandler Sub Open() dim f as FolderItem dim source as String if TargetMachO=false then MsgBox "This example needs a MachO target running on Mac OS X." quit end if s=new NSStatusItemMBS if not s.Available then MsgBox "NSStatusItem is not available." quit end if call s.CreateMenu s.HighlightMode=false s.Title="?" c=new clock c.Period=2000 c.mode=2 a=new AppleScriptMBS a.UnicodeText=true source= "tell application ""iTunes"""+chr(13) source=source+"return name of current track"+chr(13) source=source+"end tell" a.Compile source End EventHandler
Function getcurrentsong() As string dim s as String a.Execute s=a.Result System.DebugLog str(lenb(s))+" "+str(len(s)) System.DebugLog hex(GetEncodingOfStringMBS(s)) Return s End Function
Sub update() dim t as String if s<>Nil then t=getcurrentsong if t<>last then s.title=t last=t end if end if End Sub
Property Protected a As applescriptmBS
Property c As clock
Property last As string
Property s As NSStatusItemMBS
End Class
Class Clock Inherits Timer
EventHandler Sub Action() app.update End EventHandler
End Class
End Project

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