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AppleScript® Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Jerry Lee Ford

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Glossary

Absolute Path.

A path that specifies the complete disk and folder structure required to identify the location of a file or folder.

Alias.

A direct reference to an object (as opposed to a copy of the object).

Append.

The process of adding one value to the end of another value.

Apple Events.

Messages sent between AppleScripts and Mac OS X applications in order to facilitate inter-application communications.

Apple Menu.

A special menu created by Mac OS X that provides access to computer information, system preferences, and commands that shutdown the system and put it into a sleep.

AppleScript.

An English-like scripting language that runs on Max OS X.

AppleScript Studio.

A collection of technologies that support the creation of native Mac OS X ...

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