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Important: This document is part of the Legacy section of the ADC Reference Library. This information should not be used for new development.

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Version: 1.0

Posted: 2003-01-14

Build Requirements: N/A

Runtime Requirements: Carbon

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The purpose of the MenuScripter sample code is to demonstrate advanced features of the Open Scripting Architecture (OSA). Using the OSA allows MenuScripter to have its behavior altered by attaching scripts to objects such as a document. The scripts can be created in the Script Editor, MenuScripter itself, or any other script editing application. MenuScripter 4.0 implements many of the of the techniques described in the develop articles - 'Programming for Flexibility: The Open Scripting Architecture' and 'Implementing Inheritance In Scripts' (see references). If you intend to use the OSA then it is recommended that you read these articles. Requires: System 7.1, AppleScript Keywords: AppleEvents, AppleScript, scriptable text editor, AppleEvent Object Model, attachability

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2003-01-14First Version

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