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Joined 5 years ago




Insanely obsessed with anything involving 'cracking the code', I am an AppleScript and Mac OS Afficionado. I have learned a lot, but have so much more I want to learn, so that others may benefit from my knowledge.

A 1988 graduate of The Ohio State University with a BA in Linguistics, I have travelled Europe extensively and have a good working knowledge of a number of European Languages.

Among my other pursuits are programming and scripting. My first programming experience was in MacPascal and TurboPascal back in the early 80's. At the time, there really was no such thing as scripting and anyone who knew anything about web pages was considered a techie.

My first serious programming experience was with HyperCard and HyperTalk and is the reason I am a die-hard Mac Fan. When AppleScript support came along in the late 80's, I started using it almost exclusively.

Around 1994 or so, I started learning HTML and JavaScript, which, along with AppleScript and blogging, keeps me busy most of the time.

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  • AppleScript and Microsoft Word

    AppleScript and Microsoft Word

    19 months ago

    AppleScript code for Microsoft Word, Word 2004,Word 2008,text object of active document,font object,content of text object,save as

  • AppleScript and the Finder

    AppleScript and the Finder

    11 months ago

    Free AppleScript code for Finder, Script Editor window,open document file..,open application file..,rename folder,sort folder,tell menu,click menu item,offset,front Finder window,tell Finder window 1

  • Advanced AppleScript Code

    Advanced AppleScript Code

    3 days ago

    Advanced AppleScripts. For reasons of logic, because the original site was becoming rather large, some of the posts you find here were moved from the primer site for those who are beyond the basics

  • AppleScript and FileMaker

    AppleScript and FileMaker

    6 weeks ago

    Learning How to Write FileMaker Pro Scripts for Beginners. Free AppleScripts for those who are new. Many scripts are a mix of AppleScript and FileMaker.

  • Free AppleScript Code Examples

    Free AppleScript Code Examples

    6 weeks ago

    Write AppleScript Code,free AppleScripts of display dialog,display alert,choose from list,finder,choose file,choose file name,choose folder,choose application,choose color,Finder,TextEdit

  • AppleScripts for Graphical User Interface (GUI)

    AppleScripts for Graphical User Interface (GUI)

    2 days ago

    Graphical User Interface with AppleScript,Free AppleScript code for Apps with no support,System Events,click menu item,click text field,click radio button,click pop up button 1,tell checkbox 1 to

  • More Advanced AppleScript Code

    More Advanced AppleScript Code

    4 days ago

    For those of you who still cannot get enough AppleScript to feed your fix, some more free applescript code,Finder,Microsoft Word,Pages,AppleWorks,PowerPoint,TextEdit,iTunes,POSIX paths,database events

  • AppleScript Explained in Plain English

    AppleScript Explained in Plain English

    4 days ago

    Tips and tricks, how to understand entries found in AppleScript Dictionary within AppleScript Editor,AppleWorks 6,Finder,TextEdit,FileMaker Pro,FileMaker Pro Advanced,Microsoft Word