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Gary King
Dec 4, 2005, 04:31 PM
How do I use AppleScript? As in, create, and run.



iGary
Dec 4, 2005, 04:38 PM
What do you want to do?

robbieduncan
Dec 4, 2005, 04:41 PM
You use the Script Editor. It's in /Applications/AppleScript/.

Beyond that it's up to you! I find AppleScript: The Definitive Guide (http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/applescpttdg/) to be very helpful and is a good resource learning how to write code in AppleScript.

Soulstorm
Dec 4, 2005, 04:45 PM
Apart from that, when you feel comfortable, you can get involved with Applescript studio, which will allow you to access many functions and cocoa UI's using applescript handlers.

You will see that it isn't as hard as it seems the first time you look at it...

Good luck!

bousozoku
Dec 4, 2005, 05:50 PM
You use the Script Editor. It's in /Applications/AppleScript/.

Beyond that it's up to you! I find AppleScript: The Definitive Guide (http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/applescpttdg/) to be very helpful and is a good resource learning how to write code in AppleScript.

I agree with that. I had the older O'Reilly book and it wasn't bad but the new book is so much more. Also, Danny Goodman's AppleScript book (no, I don't remember the name) is worthwhile on another level, which is as much psychological as well as great scripting.