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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Summary

In this chapter you learned the ins and outs of working with strings, lists, and records. This included learning how to retrieve information about strings, concatenate them together, and exercise control over string formatting. You learned how to perform advanced comparison operations allowing you to ignore or consider case, punctuation, and white space. You also learned how to access string contents using string elements, including characters, words, and paragraphs. This chapter also provided you with more information on how to work with lists. You learned how to create lists, extract list elements, and to add new list elements. Finally, you learned how to store and retrieve data using key-value pairs stored in records.

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