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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Using AppleScript

As with most programming languages, AppleScript can be extremely complex—far too complex to fully cover in this book. On the following pages, I explain how you can get started using AppleScript. This introduction should be enough to help you decide whether you want to fully explore the world of AppleScript programming.

✓ Tip

  • When you’re ready for more how-to information for using AppleScript, I highly recommend Sal Soghioian’s excellent book, AppleScript 1-2-3, published by Peachpit Press.

To launch Script Editor

Open the Script Editor icon in the AppleScript folder in your Applications folder (Figure 19). An untitled Script Editor window appears (Figure 24).

Figure 24. A new untitled Script Editor window.

Or

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