true Tell Me About It The tell statement is one of the structures you use to get the attention of the object to which you want to direct commands.
Open a new Script Editor window, and type the following: set the_city to "Providence" Since the word Providence is in quotes, AppleScript knows it’s literal text or a string, not an identifier. The variable the_city now has the string value Providence assigned to it. 2. Type another line: set the_state to "Rhode Island" 3. Now you can do something with these variables. Type a third and fourth line: set my_greeting to "Hello, I live in " & the_city& ", " & the_state display dialog my_greeting Figure 2-4 shows the script so far.