You have four different options for saving a file in Script Editor; however, Mac OS X does not support the stationery option of OS 9. These options are available from the File → Save or File → Save As menu choices.
droplet is by definition saved as an applet, but AppleScript gives it
a different icon due to the enclosure of its code in an
Figure 2-6 shows the icons for AppleScript file types. Mac OS X supports all of these icon types except the stationery one.
a script cannot compile without errors, or you just want to save it
as plain text, then use the script text saving option. The text
option saves the file as file type
'ToyS'. In OS X, Script Editor tries
to compile a script first when you save it, then displays a dialog
window if the script cannot be compiled without error, giving the
user the option of saving the script as a text file. If you are not
finished with the script and therefore do not yet want to try
compiling the source code, then you can skip the compilation stage by
holding down the Shift key and choosing Script
Editor’s File → Save menu item. The
file will only be saved as a text file.
Script Editor will try to compile the source code before saving it. After a script is saved as a compiled script, double-clicking ...