Run custom action in terminal/iTerm2

Is there a way to have a custom action run in the terminal/iTerm? Optimally in the same terminal window each time (so I have an ongoing history in that iTerm window)?

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Yup, this can be done using Apple Script.

There's a little guide you can follow here to make the script. I just saved it into my Documents folder. Within the script I just did:

do shell script "open -a iTerm"

Then in SourceTree the "script to run" field for the custom action has "osascript" in it, and the "parameters" field has "/Users/Kieran/Documents/iterm_as.scpt" in it.

Of course you can go much further than this with your Apple Script passing extra parameters to iTerm - this is just a starting point really. And finally, yes, it will open in the same iTerm window each time much like the console.

Hope that helps

Thanks. I actually want to run a command though, but your help plus http://code.google.com/p/iterm2/wiki/AppleScript will get me where I can to go I think. Thanks!

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