On Feb 14, 8:09 am, "Bob Vogel" wrote:
> On Feb 13, 7:37 am, "blankartist" wrote:
> > Hi - I'm looking to use AppleScript to automate Quark 6.5. Can anyone
> > point me in the direction of some general examples? The Quark
> > AppleScript dictionary isn't very helpful.
> > I was also looking at Shirley Hopkins' book (link below), but was
> > hoping there was something more up-to-date than 2000.
> > Thanks!
> You're probabvly better off getting a good applescript book so the
> quark dictionary makes more sense. what's your experience level?
> I quit applescripting quark at version 4. Since then it's been
> InDesign all the way, baby.
I use InDesign for my freelance (which doesn't require the need for
AppleScript), but my day job alas is stuck with Quark (blame the
I have limited experience, and I'm going through the exercises from
Wrox's "Beginning AppleScript" which appears to be an excellent
resource. It covers AppleScript's fundamentals and scripting iLife
apps. I'm OK with the looping and variables etc. I just get messed up
with the syntax of referencing objects and containers. I just wanted
to fast-trak my skills with specific Quark scripts like adding pages
to a document, placing images, creating text boxes and moving them
I guess I'll have to master the basics first. *sigh* >> Stay informed about: AppleScripting Quark 6.5