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

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Lesson 13. Script Editor

Exploring the Script Window

Writing and Compiling a Script

Running a Script

Saving a Script

Find and Replace

The Dictionary Browser

Application Preferences

The Contextual Menu

Advanced Features

The Script Editor Application Service

URL Protocol Support

Scripting Script Editor

What’s Next?

Part II, Essential Topics, begins with Apple’s Script Editor, because a utility to compose, edit, compile, and run scripts is absolutely essential to using AppleScript. In this chapter, instead of explaining how scripts work, we’ll describe in detail how you actually create them using Script Editor.

Script Editor has been included with AppleScript since the beginning, back in the days of System 7. It was revised to run natively on ...

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