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Resize window (aka. maximize) or the little green plus

posted Jun 17, 2010, 7:07 AM by David Eagle   [ updated Jun 17, 2010, 7:08 AM ]
So, you want a keyboard shortcut to resize the window, eh? Here's the Applescript to do it. I bound this to opt-cmd-M through Butler.

tell application "System Events"
if UI elements enabled then
set FrontApplication to (get name of every process whose frontmost is true) as string
tell process FrontApplication
click button 2 of window 1
--button 2 is the green "zoom" button for all applications
--window 1 is always the frontmost window.
end tell
tell application "System Preferences"
set current pane to pane ""
display dialog "UI element scripting is not enabled. Check 'Enable access for assistive devices'"
end tell
end if
end tell