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Panther, xvi
     applet bundle introduced
         solves scripting addition distribution problem
     applet event processing order changed to FIFO
     month coercible to integer
     offset command obeys string considerations
     reals mostly coercible to integer
     script bundle introduced
     sdef introduced
paragraph (string element)
parameter 2nd
     Apple event 2nd
         optional or required
     Automator action
     command
         another command as
         compiler enforces name 2nd
         datatype not enforced by compiler
         dictionary may list wrongly
         optional
         required, compiler does not enforce
     error block
         literal (filtered error handler)
     handler
         closures and
         datatype of, testing
         default value
         extra, ignoring
         named (labeled)
         no implicit coercion
         none
         omitted (error)
         optional 2nd
         positional (unnamed)
         prepositional (labeled)
         visible to script object 2nd
     handler as
         received by script object
     multiple words
     name in definition is local
     pass by reference
         vs. by value
     redeclaration
     reference as
     run handler
         osascript, supplying from
     script object as
         containing a handler
parent
     implicit
     nested script object
     non-script object 2nd
     setting
parentheses
     handler definition and call
     interpretation of commands
     order of operations
partial target
parts of speech
     enforced by compiler 2nd
     four-letter code
pass by reference
     preventing
     vs. by value
password (bulleted) entry
path to command
     coercion, Unicode text
     terminology conflict
path to resource command
     can't locate Resources directory
pathname
     application, specifying by
    coercion
         alias 2nd 3rd
         file object
     colon-delimited vs. slash-delimited
     components, breaking into
     creating file or folder
     existence of, testing
     folder, getting from pathname of item
     Macintosh
         obtaining
     nonexistent
     partial (called harmful) 2nd
     POSIX
         obtaining
         presented as colon-delimited
pausing
perform action command
Perl
     Apple events, sending with
     bigness of
     calling AppleScript from 2nd
     calling from AppleScript
     HTML, parsing with 2nd
     learning
     OSA language
     SOAP, communicating with via
     strict mode, no AppleScript analogue
     Unicode text, constructing with
persistence
     applets
     compiled script files
     globals
     implementing with store script
     inconsistency
     top-level entities
Personal File Sharing
Personal Web Sharing
Phlink 2nd 3rd 4th
phone call, run scripts in response to
PHP
     OSA language
     SOAP, communicating with via
pi (global property)
PICT data
plain (constant)
plural (of class)
     dictionary, how listed in
     repeat with . . . in, causes trouble
     singular, can be identical with
     some classes lack
plus sign (+), addition operator
     concatenation, not overloaded for
point class
pointer 2nd
polymorphism
     continue command
portability
     compiled script file
     date specifiers and coercions
     library
positional parameters
POSIX file class
     coercion, string
     Macintosh pathname, obtaining
     presented as file class
POSIX path (property of file, alias, or file URL class)
POSIX pathname
     colon, don't use in
     colon-delimited pathname vs.
     specifying file or folder with
power (exponentiation)
precedence 2nd
PreFab Player 2nd
premature termination
     program (runtime error)
         avoiding
     repeat block 2nd
prepositional parameters
     calling with positional parameters
prepositions
pretty-printing
     AppleScript scripting component performs
     blocks indented
     decompilation and
     formatting preferences
     preferences
     terminology clash, can help detect
print depth (global property)
processes, running
programming languages vs. scripting languages
programming, AppleScript, art of
project, Xcode
prop (abbreviation for property)
property
     class encapsulation, compiler does not enforce
     class, distinguishing from with it keyword 2nd
     class, same name as 2nd
         compiler doesn't distinguish
     datatype not enforced by compiler
     declaration
         sets by reference
     dictionary, how listed in
         inherited, how displayed
     element, compiler doesn't distinguish from
     implementing (Cocoa scripting)
     inheritance, in dictionary
     multiple-word names
     read-only 2nd
     referring to
     used as variable name
         fine if declared
     user
     value type, in dictionary
property keyword
property list, parsing
property specifier
pseudo-class (record)
punctuation (constant)
punctuation, string comparisons and
put (abbreviation for copy)
Python
     Apple events, sending with
     learning
     OSA language




AppleScript. The Definitive Guide
AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition
ISBN: 0596102119
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 267
Authors: Matt Neuburg

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