AppleScript

2000.04.23

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Introduction

AppleScript gives you control of most programs on your Macintosh. You can add features to your favorite program or integrate a series of application to automate your work flow.

Tutorial

Step through our tutorial to learn AppleScript the right way.

AppleWorks

AppleWorks is one of the most pervasive and scriptable applications, with a wide feature set including word processing, spreadsheet, drawing and database. It allows very interesting and flexible scripting.

Overview

If you don’t know what AppleScript is, take a look at this overview.

Syntax

AppleScript itself essentially does not have many commands. The basic AppleScript Syntax is listed here.

Utilities

Some file management utilities written in AppleScript.

Class

Some object class definitions, such as the date class.

Editors

With its 32k limit, lack of find/replace and debugging tools, Script Editor can be limiting. Fortunately, there are alternatives, compared here in detail.

Links

Here are some other noteworthy AppleScript on-line resources.