View Full Version : Need to automate a task, Applescript?

May 31, 2004, 09:03 AM
My mother is trying to send out about 200 letters to 200 different addresses that she has stored as a group in Address Book. She needs a way to copy the address, and then paste it into a word document with the company logo and the correct envelope formatting. Is this best done in applescript? Is this something I can figure out easily on my own? Would I need to buy an "applescript for dummies" book, or could I figure it out with online tutorials, or is there a much easier/simpler solution? Thank you in advance for your help.

May 31, 2004, 04:03 PM
this can definitely be done easily with AppleScript. if you want to learn yourself download this free ebook. it's the best AppleScript book out there for beginners. http://www.applescriptsourcebook.com/tips/AS4AS.html

if you want to cheat then simply post this question to the forum at macscripter.net and someone there will come up with a script for you.