I know how to set file keywords (com.apple.metadata:kMDItemKeywords) using a command line process that involves creating a plist, converting to binary and using xattr. It works but is painful. I'm hoping there is a better way.
Can anyone explain how to set file metadata using Apple's tools? Or point to websites that cover this?
All pointers appreciated.
Try to modify the code below to fit your needs:
set aFile to choose file set a to quoted form of POSIX path of aFile do shell script "xattr -w com.apple.metadata:_kMDItemUserTags '(\"orange\\n6\",\"test\")' " & a