Chapter 1 - Introduction to Finder ScriptingFinder scripting refers to the use of AppleScript and an application such as the Script Editor to write, record, or run scripts that trigger actions in the Finder. This chapter introduces Finder scripting. It also describes how to
This chapter assumes that you know how to use the Script Editor application to run a script. It also assumes that you understand how commands and object names can be combined in Tell statements to describe actions performed by an application. If these concepts are not familiar, read Part I of the AppleScript Language Guide before reading this chapter.
- record your actions in the Finder in the form of a script
- modify recorded Finder scripts
- begin writing Finder scripts
- What Is Finder Scripting?
- Recording Actions in the Finder
- Modifying Recorded Scripts
- Simplifying Recorded Scripts
- Writing Scripts That Control the Finder