tell app "Application Switcher" set palette's orientation to vertical -- programs are displayed top to bottom end tell
This launches the application if it isn’t running and is the same as double-clicking its icon.
This command quits Application Switcher, releasing its memory resources.
This class represents the Application Switcher application. It has the following five properties, which can be accessed simply by referring to them within a:
tell app "Application Switcher"
block, as in:
tell app "Application Switcher" to set palette's button ordering to¬ alphabetical
This property returns as a
window object the
palette that displays all the running programs. You can then alter
the palette’s properties, as in:
set palette's position to upper left
For example, you can show only the program icons in the palette (so that it does not take up very much room on the screen) with the following code:
tell app "Application Switcher" to set palette's names visible¬ to false
keyboard cycling active(
This is a
true/false value indicating whether you
can use the keyboard combination, Command-Tab or
otherwise, to switch from one open program to another. See
“cycling keystroke” for how to set
your own keyboard combination for this cycling behavior.
You can set the keyboard combination for cycling through open programs (each program will become ...