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brandonjp on 03/22/11


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Applescript - check if a menu item exists, if so click on it, then cmd+tab back to previous app


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  1. -- brandonjp 201103211103
  2. -- applescript function to check if a menu item exists, if so click on it, then cmd+tab back to previous app
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  4. menuItemClick({"timeEdition", "Extras", "Start Recording"})
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  6.  
  7. on menuItemClick({appName, menuName1, menuItem1})
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  9. tell application "System Events"
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  11. tell application process appName
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  13. if menu item menuItem1 of menu 1 of menu bar item menuName1 of menu bar 1 exists then
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  15. set frontmost to true
  16. click menu item menuItem1 of menu 1 of menu bar item menuName1 of menu bar 1
  17. keystroke tab using {command down}
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  19. else
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  21. return false
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  23. end if
  24.  
  25. end tell
  26.  
  27. end tell
  28.  
  29. end menuItemClick

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