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Choose a Target and Edit an Attribute

This video demonstrates how to choose a target application, select an editable UI element in one of the target's windows, select an editable attribute of the UI element, and edit it. Along the way, it shows you how to view the selected UI element's path in the target's UI element hierarchy. The target is TextEdit, and the content of a window's text is edited.

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Choose a Target and Perform an Action

This video demonstrates how to choose a target application, select a UI element that can respond to actions, select an action, and perform it. The target is the Finder, and the AXPress action of its File > New Finder Window menu item is performed.

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Choose a Target and Register to Observe Notifications

This video demonstrates how to register to observe notifications.

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Choose a Target and Construct an AppleScript Script

This video demonstrates how to choose a target application and construct an AppleScript script using Apple's GUI Scripting technology. The target is Preview, an application that is not otherwise scriptable. Along the way, it shows you how to use UI Browser's Highlight button to help you discover which UI element you must refer to in your script.

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Switch to the Screen Reader

This video demonstrates how to switch to UI Browser's Screen Reader. Along the way, it shows you how to use the Screen Reader's Auto Motive mode to chase the Screen Reader out of your way. The Command key was held down at several points to freeze the Screen Reader on a desired point while you use it.

Note: This video requires a browser that supports HTML5 video elements, such as Apple's Safari. It is a QuickTime H.264 movie.