Open an iTerm tab at the current Finder selectionFor you do-it-yourselfers, Here's the Applescript for opening an iTerm tab for the current finder window. To use, open Apple's Script Editor, paste it in and press the compile button. Then 'Save As...' an application; I usually save it into ~/Library/Scripts as 'iTermHere'. Drag the saved application onto your finder toolbar and your ready to roll.
(* Open Terminal Here A toolbar script for Mac OS X 10.3/10.4 Written by Marc Liyanage See http://www.apple.com/applescript/macosx/toolbar_scripts/ for more information about toolbar scripts. See http://www.entropy.ch/software/applescript/ for the latest version of this script. History:
22-Feb-2012: No change. But tested with iTerm 2 and it works fine. 04-Jan-2007: Version 2.2.1 by Brian Schlining. Modified to work with iterm 11-AUG-2005: Version 2.1.1 by magnamous. minor changes to process_item(this_item) 21-MAR-2005: Version 2.1 by Will Norris. code cleanup and minor additions 18-AUG-2004: Version 2.0 by Allan Marcus. uses posix path 30-OCT-2001: Version 1.0, adapted from one of the example toolbar scripts 30-OCT-2001: Now handles embedded single quote characters in file names 30-OCT-2001: Now handles folders on volumes other than the startup volume 30-OCT-2001: Now handles click on icon in top-level (machine) window 31-OCT-2001: Now displays a nicer terminal window title, courtesy of Alain Content 11-NOV-2001: Now folders within application packages (.app directories) and has a new icon 12-NOV-2001: New properties to set terminal columns and rows as the Terminal does not use default settings 14-NOV-2001: Major change, now handles 8-bit characters in all shells, and quotes and spaces in tcsh 18-NOV-2001: Version 1.1: Rewrite, now uses a temporary file ~/.OpenTerminalHere to communicate the directory name between AppleScript and the shell because this is much more reliable for 8-bit characters *) property debug : false -- when the toolbar script icon is clicked -- on run tell application "Finder" try set this_folder to (the target of the front window) as alias on error set this_folder to startup disk end try my process_item(this_folder) end tell end run -- This handler processes folders dropped onto the toolbar script icon -- on open these_items repeat with i from 1 to the count of these_items set this_item to item i of these_items my process_item(this_item) end repeat end open -- this subroutine processes does the actual work -- this version can handle this weirdo case: a folder named "te'st"ö te%s`t" on process_item(this_item) set thePath to quoted form of POSIX path of this_item tell application "iTerm" activate -- just open a terminal and cd to thePath make new terminal tell the first terminal activate current session launch session "Default Session" tell the last session write text "cd '" & thePath & "'; clear" end tell end tell end tell end process_itemThis script is based on one that's been circulated around for a while. I found the original script here,
22-Feb-2012 UPDATE: I tested this script with iTerm 2 and it works just fine with it.