Archive for the 'FastScripts' Category

Restoring Permission to use Assistive Access

If you use FastScripts to run scripts that in turn control other processes with “System Events”, you may run into a permissions issue where the system refuses to run the script because “FastScripts Script Runner is not allowed assistive access.” Normally this would occur if you were prompted to grant permission to FastScripts but denied […]

Upgrade to FastScripts 3 from the Mac App Store

FastScripts 3 is not available on the Mac App Store, because its features include powerful script-running abilities that are not permitted by Apple for apps in the store. Customers who purchased FastScripts 2 from the Mac App Store can upgrade to FastScripts 3 for the same discounted price as customers who purchased FastScripts 2 from […]

Accessibility Permissions

If a script is run with FastScripts that depends upon macOS’s accessibility technologies, you may run into an error from the system stating that FastScripts does not have the required permissions. For example, an attempt to synthesize keystrokes with FastScripts could yield: System Events got an error: FastScripts is not allowed to send keystrokes. The […]

FastScripts: Finer Points

FastScripts is the super-charged scripting utility for the Mac. Its custom keyboard shortcuts, superior script-running, and intuitive script management features help you get your work done quickly and elegantly. Here we describe some of the less-obvious features offered by the app. Menu Modifier Shortcuts When you get an inclination to edit a script or reveal […]

FastScripts: Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to many common questions about FastScripts. Still have issues? Drop us a line! How Do Application-Specific Scripts Work? FastScripts uses the same cue as Apple’s Script Menu to determine whether a script belongs in the “Application Specific” section of the menu. Any folders inside the “Applications” folder of your “Scripts” folder are […]