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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to AppleScript

    1. Chapter 1 AppleScript: An Introduction

      1. How Is AppleScript Used?
      2. Apple Events
      3. Using Script Runner with OS X
      4. Using OSA Menu with OS 9
      5. Checking Your AppleScript Version
      6. Diving In
    2. Chapter 2 Using Script Editor with OS 9 and OS X

      1. Script Editor Controls/Commands
      2. Scripting the Script Editor
  2. AppleScript Language Reference

    1. Chapter 3 Data Types

    2. Chapter 4 Operators

    3. Chapter 5 Reference Forms

    4. Chapter 6 Variables and Constants

      1. Variables
      2. Constants and Predefined Variables
    5. Chapter 7 Flow-Control Statements

    6. Chapter 8 Subroutines

      1. Subroutines with Positional Parameters
      2. Subroutines with Labeled Parameters
    7. Chapter 9 Script Objects and Libraries

  3. Scripting Mac OS 9 Applications

    1. Chapter 10 Apple Guide and Help Viewer

    2. Chapter 11 Apple System Profiler

    3. Chapter 12 Keychain Scripting and Apple Verifier

    4. Chapter 13 Desktop Printer Manager

    5. Chapter 14 Mac OS 9 Finder Commands

      1. Example Finder Scripts
    6. Chapter 15 Mac OS 9 Finder Classes

    7. Chapter 16 Network Setup Scripting

    8. Chapter 17 Scripting Sherlock 2

    9. Chapter 18 URL Access Scripting

  4. Scripting Mac OS 9 Control Panels and Extensions

    1. Chapter 19 Appearance Control Panel

    2. Chapter 20 Apple Data Detectors Extension

    3. Chapter 21 Apple Menu Options Control Panel

    4. Chapter 22 Application Switcher Extension

    5. Chapter 23 ColorSync Extension

    6. Chapter 24 File Exchange Control Panel

    7. Chapter 25 File Sharing Control Panel

    8. Chapter 26 Folder Actions Extension

    9. Chapter 27 FontSync Control Panel and Extension

    10. Chapter 28 Location Manager Control Panel

    11. Chapter 29 Memory and Mouse Control Panels

    12. Chapter 30 Speech Listener and SpeakableItems Extension

    13. Chapter 31 Web Sharing Control Panel

  5. Scripting the Mac OS X System

    1. Chapter 32 Scripting the OS X Desktop

      1. Working with Files, Folders, Disks, and Windows in OS X
    2. Chapter 33 Scripting Mail

      1. Setting Up an Email Message
      2. Exploring the Mail Application Object
      3. Getting Information about an Email Account
    3. Chapter 34 Executing Scripts with the Terminal App

    4. Chapter 35 Scripting TextEdit

  6. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Standard Scripting Additions

    2. Appendix AppleScript Resources

      1. Apple Computer AppleScript URLs
      2. AppleScript FAQs, Mailing Lists, and Tutorials
      3. Macintosh Scripting Sites
      4. Commercial AppleScript Development Environments
      5. Freeware AppleScript Development Environments
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