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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Taking Advantage of AppleScripts to Which You Already Have Access

As you already know, any new Mac OS X installation automatically includes AppleScript. In addition, it also includes many dozen AppleScripts. You can access and immediately start running these AppleScripts. In addition, you can edit and review them to see what makes them tick. You will find most of these AppleScripts located in /Library/Scripts. You will also find most of them in the Script menu, assuming that you have turned it on as described in Chapter 1, “AppleScript Basics.”

Scripts on the Scripts menu are organized into categories, like Finder Scripts, Mail Scripts, Navigation Scripts, Printing Scripts, and Script Editor Scripts. As an example of the types of AppleScripts ...

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