Why is system preferences not scriptable?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by motulist, May 18, 2005.

  1. motulist macrumors 68040


    Dec 2, 2003
    The 1 time I feel I could really use a script to do something really useful to me and it seems as though system preferences are not scriptable? Why can't I write a script for system preferences?

    p.s. I did a search for the answer but came up empty
  2. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus


    Mar 10, 2004
    Bergen, Norway
    I guess that wouldn't be to wise, from a security standpoint. If a script can change system preferences you have the makings of a whole new virus possibilities...

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