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AppleScript for Applications: Visual QuickStart Guide
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Save time?and your wrists?by harnessing the power of AppleScript to automate all your mundane and time-consuming Mac OS tasks. Thanks to its visual, task-based approach, Applescript for Applications: Visual Quickstart Guide is the quickest, easiest introduction on the market to the powerful scripting language that's built into the Mac OS.
For beginners, the book starts with simple scripts that let you create productivity-boosting shortcuts for complex and repetitive Mac OS tasks, then it moves on to scripts for popular Macintosh applications. For scripting pros, the author presents detailed instructions for scripting a real-life workflow project using data from FileMaker Pro. By following the step-by-step instructions in this affordable book, you can save time, materials, and money?no matter what your business's size.
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Step-by-step instructions, code samples, screen captures, and exercises teach readers how to control applications and share data between programs automatically using AppleScripts. Beginning material offers simple scripts for Mac OS tasks, then moves on to scripts for popular Macintosh applications such as Photoshop, QuarkXpress, and Illustrator. Advanced material presents detailed instructions for scripting a workflow project using data from FileMaker Pro. The author is a principal at a multimedia company.
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Automate and streamline a Macintosh with AppleScript, Apple's extremely powerful and easy-to-use scripting language. AppleScript can be used to write scripts for popular Mac apps such as FileMaker Pro, Word, Photoshop, and QuarkXPress. Includes up-to-date info on using AppleScript with Mac OS X.
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