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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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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Script Debugger 4.0.8

I'm pleased to announce the release of Script Debugger 4.0.8. This free maintenance release provides Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5) compatibility and addresses a series of issues that came to light following the release of Script Debugger 4.0.

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Script Debugger 4.0.7

Unfortunately, Script Debugger 4.0.6 introduced a bug causing Dictionary serches to fail. Script Debugger 4.0.7 addresses this problem. You can download the software here and read the release notes here.

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Script Debugger 4.0.6

After a long beta testing period, Script Debugger 4.0.6 has finally been released. You can download the software here and read the release notes here.

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Unix Newlines in Script Debugger

I recently had a customer struggling to embed multi-line Unix shell scripts within their AppleScript script using Script Debugger. The problem is that Script Debugger’s default Newline character is CR (ASCII 13). This is a historical relic dating back to the Classic Mac OS days. When Apple introduced Script Editor 2, they changed the default newline from CR to LF. We chose to stay with...

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