AppleScript: The Definitive Guide

Errata for AppleScript: The Definitive Guide

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 68
4th paragraph (or 4th point in list), 3rd sentence

"It is rather is if, when the post office..." NOW READS: "It is rather as if, when the post office..." p. 159 At the end of the first paragraph; The errantphrase "vertical bar" HAS BEEN DELETED.

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
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Page 212
3rd paragraph of prose (not code), first sentence

"There's no implicit dereferencing here, and 3 is not the same a reference to x." NOW READS: "There's no implicit dereferencing here, and 3 is not the same as a reference to x." p. 271 The convert script,the third line, NOW READS: set conv to do shell script ({"units", unit1, unit2} as string)

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
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Page 360
2nd complete paragraph, the fifth sentence

"We speak of an application process, rather than an application, because we need to specify the application with actually targeting it!" NOW READS: "We speak of an application process, rather than an application, because we need to specify the application without actually targeting it!"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
Printed
Page 431
index entry for continuation character

(continuation character), 82 should be: (continuation character), 82, 106

Anonymous