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Getting Started with Handlers (Part 3).

This month's column serves as the last in a series of columns covering handler usage in AppleScript.

Part 1 of this series introduced handlers and discussed the benefits of writing and using subroutine handlers. It also looked at writing and calling subroutine handlers, as well as proper usage of handler parameters.

Part 2 of this series discussed the scope of variables with regard to handlers, explained how to return values from handlers, and demonstrated how to call handlers from within application tell statements.

So far, our handler discussions have been focused primarily around subroutine handlers, i.e. custom handlers that you write yourself and call throughout your script. In this month's column, we will discuss another type of hander: command handlers. [Read more at MacScripter...]