An example of AppleScript syntax.
Hello World in AppleScript.
Accessing the object database from AppleScript.
A simple repeat with loop in AppleScript.
Illustrates calling Frontier verbs from AppleScript.
Illustrates an enhancement to db.get.
Adds an application to Frontier's Apps menu.
Adds a copyright notice at the top of each text file in a folder.
Adds a file to the Apple menu.
Use PageMaker to create a custom business card from scratch.
a general-purpose script for gathering aliases, see samples.basicStuff.appAliases for an example.
this script creates an folder full of aliases to all applications in the folder you specify.
Illustrates the new bit verbs in Frontier 3.0.
Produces an outline that mirrors the structure of a folder.
Turn an outline into a website.
Builds an outline of any table in the object database.
This script changes the extension of all .htm files to .html.
Changes all TeachText files in a folder to Microsoft Word files.
Shows you how to work with comma-delimited information.
To compile, choose Remove Source Code from the Script menu.
Copies all resources in the source file to dest file.
Counts the lines of text in a folder full of text files.
Creates a new suite of scripts in Frontier's database.
Shows you how to implement a custom dialog in Frontier.
visit all the files in a folder you choose.
Someone on the Mac Scripting list needed to do this.
Illustrates most of the built-in dialogs in Frontier.
Illustrates the use of UserLand's BarChart demo app.
Exports a list of objects contained in an outline.
Illustrates the use of file.getFileDialog and lists.
Illustrates the use of Frontier's built-in "fileloop" construct.
Shows how to pull information out of a FileMaker database.
Showing how to rename files in a loop.
Creates a folder of aliases of apps that have an 'aete' resource.
Finds all files with "bogus" dates.
Creates a calendar folder structure.
Creates an folder full of aliases to all applications in a folder.
returns the path to the nth volume.
this script hides the Frontier app.
Gathers all the color icons on all disks in a file.
Re-arranges the icons in the sub-folders of the Frontier folder.
run this script, wait, you'll see the number go up.
Installs or de-installs items installed by AppleScript.
Creates an alias of the Frontier application in a special folder.
Shows how Frontier's keyboard verbs work.
Find the 10 largest files on the system disk.
Shows how to launch an app or document on a remote Macintosh.
Deletes half the files in Frontier's backup folder.
Shows you how to display sizes in megabytes.
A quick editor script you can invoke from the Apple menu.
Illustrates the use of sys.browseNetwork.
this is how I do my big backups.
Finds the oldest object in Frontier.root.
Shows how optional parameters work in Frontier 3.0.
Illustrates the use of the new db.xxx verbs in Frontier 4.1.
Flows DocServer text thru Quark XPress 3.2.
this script uses BarChart to measure the randomness of Frontier's random number generator.
Reads a text file one line at a time.
Reads a picture file into Frontier.root.
Reads a text file created by samples.basicStuff.writeTextFile.
Helps out the Finder when it can't empty the trash.
Exports a table of compiled scripts, source code removed.
Illustrates the Frontier.requestToFront verb.
Creates an outline listing of all resources in a file.
Gathers all the resource of the indicated type into a file that you can edit with ResEdit.
Tells the Finder to quit, then relaunches it.
Discards changes to the frontmost window.
Illustrates the use of Frontier's speaker.sound verb.
Evaluates the contents of the clipboard as a script.
scrolls a message thru Frontier's main window.
Searches all text files in a folder for a string of characters.
Shows how to create a StuffIt archive of a folder.
Puts the names of all 50 states on the clipboard.
Shows how to index thru all the characters in a string.
A miscellaneous grab bag of string stuff.
create and upload a StuffIt archive of all the files selected in the Finder.
Creates a StuffIt archive with all files changed in the last day.
visits every cell in the object database.
Sorts a text file using the quick sort in Frontier's outliner.
Changes the type of a text file.
Loops over a folder, changing all sub-folders to view-by-name.
Shows how you can determine if a volume has a System Folder.
Resizes and places the Frontier window following standard rules.
Shows how to use Frontier's "with" statement.
Creates a text file containing the names of the 50 states.
This script contains examples used in the Frontier 3.0 main read me.
generates a list of files in your Extensions folder.
generates a nested list of files in your System Folder.
yet another folder outliner script!.
a cute little script, shows how for..in works.
This sample script illustrates the use of lists with Quark XPress 3.2.
this script adds two lines at the beginning of a text file.
From a request on the Mac Scripting list...
compares two folders selected in the Finder.
Generate 300 URLs for a Pounder run against three web servers.
Creates a randomly complex set of folders and files. .
Counts the commands in the Finder's Scripts menu.
Loads all image files in a folder into a table.
Returns a list of apps running on your machine.
Return true if it's something like 126.96.36.199.
Generates a list of 100 random 8-character passwords.
A simple interface onto the TCP verb, whoIs.
run the benchmark scripts.
This script was generated using Frontier 3.0's script recorder.
This script is based on the first sample script.
This script was generated using Frontier's script recorder.
This script contains the examples used in the Frontier 3.0 main read me.
create a mini-database in Frontier's object database.
This sample script illustrates the use of records with Quark XPress 3.2.