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

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Lesson 9. Communicating with the User

The beep Command

The display dialog Command

The display alert Command

The choose folder Command

The choose file Command

The choose file name Command

The choose from list Command

The choose color Command

Talking Scripts!

The choose application Command

The choose remote application Command

The choose URL Command

What’s Next?

Although scripts can be designed to run unattended, many scripts require interaction with the person running the script. For example, a script that adds a suffix to the names of selected files might require the user to provide the suffix. A script that converts images from one file format to another may require the user to select a folder in which to place the duplicated images. And ...

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