AppleEventDescList

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Class (inherits from Object)


Used to send complex information to other applications via AppleEvents.


Properties
Count ReadOnlyProperty.png IntegerItem StringItem
FolderItemItem ReadOnlyProperty.png RecordItem


Methods
AppendBoolean AppendRecord
AppendDescList AppendString
AppendFolderItem BooleanItem
AppendInteger DescListItem
AppendObjectSpecifier ObjectSpecifierItem


Examples

In this example, the TextEdit application (which must be running for this example to work) is instructed to open two documents ("My Document" and "My Other Document") that are located in the folder with the default folder:

Dim a as AppleEvent
Dim list as AppleEventDescList
a = New AppleEvent("aevt", "odoc", "com.apple.textedit")
list = New AppleEventDescList
list.AppendFolderItem GetFolderItem("My Document")
list.AppendFolderItem GetFolderItem("My Other Document")
a.DescListParam("----") = list
If Not a.Send Then
MsgBox "The AppleEvent could not be sent."
End If

See Also

AppleEvent, AppleEventRecord classes.

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