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Enable and disable Assistive Devices via Terminal
Authored by: eddit on May 24, '10 06:54:40AM

In Snow leopard I find that this does not work. It creates the hidden file, places the "a" within, and in system preferences the "enable access for..." is checked, but my applescripts still say "access for assistive devices is disabled". Only once I manually check the checkbox do the scripts work. This leads me to believe that something else, other than the .AccessibilityAPIEnabled file is happening under Snow Leopard.

My whole goal is to have a window/app management script that launches and places all of my startup apps/windows for dual monitors. I despise the automated mouse movement that comes with "access for assistive devices" but I need this to move and resize the windows so in a single applescript i want to:
1. turn the access on
2. move and place the windows
3. turn the access off



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