Now that you've been using Script Editor for a little while, the boring text coloring is probably starting to get to you. Or maybe you're just sick of reading your scripts in a 12-point font. No matter what your complaint, chances are Script Editor can make things better for you.
Start out by opening Script Editor → Preferences (
-,). You'll see five buttons in the toolbar, each for a different aspect of Script Editor's behavior. Click the category you want to customize (Figure 2-8), and continue reading.
Figure 2-8. Script Editor's Preferences window. Click a toolbar button to jump right to that particular pane.
Fresh out of the box, your Mac comes with only one language you can use in Script Editor: AppleScript. That's why Script Editor automatically understands your AppleScript commands when you create a new script and click Run.
The three sections of the Editing pane allow you ...