MacTech AppleScript Essentials Column > More Finder Scripting

November 2004 - More Finder Scripting.

We've taken a look at some basic Finder scripting, including creating, naming, and updating folders. This month, let's expand a bit further, and begin looking at some other scriptable Finder functionality. [Read more at]

MacTech AppleScript Essentials Column > Becoming More Efficient Through Folder Watching

October 2004 - Becoming More Efficient Through Folder Watching.

For the past several months, we have explored various aspects of AppleScripting in Mac OS X. We have discussed some basic Finder scripting, adding repeat loops and if/then statements to our scripts, and more. This month, we will explore a topic of frequent interest to those who want to automate various aspects of their workflow - folder watching. [Read more at]

MacTech AppleScript Essentials Column > Introduction to Scripting the Finder

September 2004 - Introduction to Scripting the Finder.

Last month, we looked at the user interaction functionality in the Standard Additions scripting addition. This month, we are going to get started with some basic Finder scripting. We will briefly look at the Finder's dictionary, recording in the Finder, and some basic folder maintenance. In the future, we will explore other aspects of Finder scripting in greater detail. [Read more at]