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Apple Pro Training Series: AppleScript 1-2-3 by Bill Cheeseman, Sal Soghoian

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Lesson 6. Information Tools

Get Information About Disks

Get Information About Folders

Get Information About Disk Items

Use the system info Command

Get Information About Applications

What’s Next?

This chapter is the fourth in a series of five chapters about identifying, finding, and manipulating scriptable objects in the Finder and other applications.

In the previous chapters, you learned how to refer to scriptable objects; how to locate specific items using several reference forms, including every and whose clauses; and how to refer to important directories in the file system.

In addition to the methods described in the previous three chapters, there are other important commands for locating items in the file system and accessing information ...

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