Martin Orpen wrote on Thu, 12 Jan 2006 19:25:36 +0000:
>> Is there a reliable way to _get_ the current desktop picture?
>My lazy way uses the last line of this script:
>tell application "Finder"
> set foo to folder "Desktop Pictures" of folder "Caches" of folder
>"Library" of startup disk
> set bar to POSIX path of (first item of (get files of foo) as alias)
>do shell script "strings " & quoted form of bar
That doesn't work here, Martin. It returns a lot of interesting
information about the inside of the wrong file.