Tags From Spotlight Comments

Summary: Sets the tags of the selected records from the Spotlight comments.
Requires: EagleFiler
Install Location: ~/Library/Scripts/Applications/EagleFiler/
Last Modified: 2019-10-02


If you’ve used the Finder to add tags to the Spotlight comments of a file, you can select the file in EagleFiler and run this script to set the EagleFiler tags accordingly.

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tell application "EagleFiler"
set theRecords to selected records of browser window 1
tell library document 1
repeat with theRecord in theRecords
set theFile to file of theRecord
tell application "Finder"
set theComment to comment of file theFile
end tell
set theTagNames to words of theComment
set theTags to {}
repeat with theName in theTagNames
copy tag theName to end of theTags
end repeat
set theRecord's assigned tags to theTags
end repeat
end tell
end tell