FAQ: Why Can’t I Change The Case Of Identifiers In My Script

Customers often write in asking why Script Debugger will not allow them to change the case of identifiers in their scripts (e.g. change ‘myname’ to ‘myName’). This is actually a feature of AppleScript. AppleScript remembers the case of each identifier it encounters in your script (from the first time you compiled the script). From that point onward, AppleScript converts...

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FAQ: Why Does Script Debugger use the Address Book?

With the advent of Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), the system may present an alert asking you to allow Script Debugger to use your Address Book/Contacts and you may by curious why this is happening.

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Viewing Local Variables in Script Debugger

The issue of how to view local variables (variables declared within an AppleScript handler) in Script Debugger keeps coming up. This problem has been an issue ever since Script Debugger 2.0 when local variable display was introduced. This issue surfaced again [recently on the AppleScript-Users mailing list](http://lists.apple.com/archives/applescript-users/2009/Jul/msg00275.html).

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Script Debugger 4.5.3 On-Line Help as PDF

Recently I have received several requests for Script Debugger 4.5's On-Line help as a single PDF file. [Matt Neuburg](http://www.tidbits.com/matt/), who writes the Script Debugger 4 documentation, was able to oblige with a nicely hyperlinked PDF file.

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Script Debugger 4.5 Can Take a Long Time to Open Scripts

A few customers have written me to report that Script Debugger 4.5 takes much longer to open their scripts than did Script Debugger 4.0. Learn about a new preferences setting that lets you avoid this slowdown if its effecting you.

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Finding OSA scripts with Spotlight

Here is a quick overview of how to use Script Debugger Spotlight support to find OSA scripts on your Macintosh.

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