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Show and hide apps from the command line
Authored by: MordEth on Apr 01, '04 03:02:25PM

this hint can be sped up by using:

tell application "System Events"

instead of:

tell application "Finder"

in both cases, especially for users who run Path Finder in place of the Finder. if Finder isn't running, the hide AppleScript has to open Finder to execute the application hiding, whereas System Events is always running.



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Show and hide apps from the command line
Authored by: kupietz on Apr 23, '04 07:53:20PM

Caution: My experience in my iBook 600 running Panther is that the System Events background app eats between 40 and 80% of my CPU cycles, rendering any other open applications unusably slow. The only fix for this is using Activity Monitor to quit System Events.



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