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Additional AppleScript Tools and Resources

To finish this chapter, let's look at some additional tools on your system and other resources for AppleScript information. Apple has a strange habit of hiding AppleScript from its users. Although this has improved from Jaguar to Panther and Panther to Tiger, things that you'd expect to be plainly visible are tucked away.

Activating the Script Menu

The Script Menu is a menu extra to your menu bar that can be used to quickly launch AppleScripts from the /Library/Scripts folder or ~/Library/Scripts. Apple has included dozens of scripts you can use with your applications immediately. To turn this feature on, you must run the AppleScript Utility within the AppleScript folder and click the Show Script Menu check box.


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