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

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Lesson 22. Image Events

The Big Picture

What’s Next?

The world of the modern computer user is filled with pictures. Images from the Internet, images in your mail messages, images from your cell phone, images from your camera—they’re everywhere. Manipulating and sharing images is a big part of what we do with our computers.

Most scripters don’t realize that Mac OS X includes powerful built-in scriptable image-processing tools that work independently of any well-known photo software. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to scale, crop, rotate, pad, flip, and convert images, and you don’t need anything but AppleScript.

The Big Picture

Not to bore you with the details, but it may be useful to know the story behind the story....

Mac OS X contains ...

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