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I used shell("open ....") on Mac. Here another use of it
(may be mentioned somewhere else, was new for me).
Copy a string variable into a 'temporary' TextEdit window.
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put fld 1 into txt
replace cr with "\n" in txt
get shell("echo " & quote&txt"e& "| open -f")