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insert a DVD start front row?


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anybody know how to make the mac start front row's dvd player instead of the regular dvd when a dvd is inserted? i like the interface better.



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anybody know how to make the mac start front row's dvd player instead of the regular dvd when a dvd is inserted? i like the interface better.



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its the same program its just the UI when accessing it through frontrow is slightly different

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yeah i know. but i want it to open in front row as i like the graphics for scan and volume etc. better.
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just push menu on your apple remote and put the dvd in?
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Write an applescript to simulate the keystrokes for you and set that as launch action under system preferences-> CD / DVD
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right ive looked on the net and fund the script to start front row. it is

tell application "System Events" to key code 53 using command down


can anyone tell me how to select the dvd icon and play it?

any help would be massively appreciated.

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