This page describes Tclģ calls for sending AppleEvents. For information on the associated ToolBox calls, see INSIDE MACINTOSH: Interapplication Communication.
Launch the specified application
tclAE::launch [flags] name
The Process Serial Number
AEAddress of the launched
Launch the named app into the background.
be any of bundle ID (
creator code (
'ALFA'), full application name
Alpha.app), or path (
flags can be:
[launch]ing such applications won't insert the application into any system menu that specifies running applications (although "About the Finder..." will list it. The only way to get to such an app is through Alpha's
[switchTo], after which the application will finish launching. The '
-foreground' option gets around this by launching the application in the foreground instead.
List information about running processes
A list of lists for each running processes. Each process list consists of the name, signature, process type, launch time, PSN, and application path.
Return information about the running processes.
List information about running processes on a remote machine
A list of lists for each running processes. Each process list consists of
the application URL, name of the
uid of the user running the application, and
pid of the application.
Return information about the running processes on a remote machine.
Loosely equivalent to
tclAE::processes on the local
send the specified AppleEvent
tclAE::send [flags] anAddress aeclass aeeventID [event parameters]*
flags can be:
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