As you have seen, working with data in AppleScript is not a small topic. Over the last seven chapters, we have looked at seven of the main object classes provided by AppleScript—
record—along with the features used to work with them: commands, operators, and variables. We still haven't covered everything—for example, file system–related classes (
POSIX file) will be covered later, in Chapter 17—but we've covered enough to do useful work for now.
The purpose of this chapter is to tie up some loose ends from the previous chapters. We'll start by exploring a couple of less important but still useful features: the
a reference to operator and unit ...