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

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Lesson 7. Actions with Items

Action Statements

Find and Do with Multiple Applications

A Physical Sort

Chapter Summary

What’s Next?

This chapter is the fifth in a series of five chapters about identifying, finding, and manipulating scriptable objects in applications. This final chapter in the series can best be summarized with the single phrase find and do. It’s the chapter where you apply all the lessons and concepts from the previous four chapters by creating scripts that make you a very dangerous person.

In prior chapters, you examined and absorbed the concepts of object hierarchy containment and inheritance, and you learned how to construct search queries to locate items based on their position in a group of items or the value of their ...

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