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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Summary

In this chapter, you learned how to take control of and automate all kinds of Mac OS X applications, including Finder, TextEdit, QuickTime, Safari, and Help Viewer, just to name a few. By building upon the information and examples provided in this chapter, you can start developing processes that automate repetitive and complex application tasks. If you take things further and start developing AppleScripts that coordinate the automation of two or more Mac OS X applications, you can develop workflows capable of performing an assortment of complex tasks that no one application is capable of performing by itself.

Before you move on to Chapter 9, “Debugging Your AppleScripts,” I suggest you set aside a little additional time to further enhance ...

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