AppleScript Question

Jim Ault JimAultWins at
Sat Jul 15 18:50:45 EDT 2006

On 7/15/06 1:48 PM, "Garrett Hylltun" <garrett at> wrote:

> On Jul 14, 2006, at 4:15 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:
>> If you actually want the Dictionary app to open, how about trying UI
>> Scripting. It's fiddly, but it does allow AppleScripting of
>> non-scriptable apps. You can read about it on the Apple website.
>> Cheers,
>> Sarah
> "UI Scripting" ?  Is this part of AppleScript or something?  I'll see
> if I can find that on the site.

This is called UI Elements and you should download the 'inspector' from the
Apple web site and the PreFab stuff below.  I have dabbled with this, but
never built a good solution.  There is a program toolkit made by PreFab that
will make this sort of programming far easier.

PreFab UI Actions
Copyright © 2004-2005 PreFab Software, Inc. and Bill Cheeseman. All rights

Jim Ault
Las Vegas

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