“Late last year, Apple generated a wave of negative press after releasing slimmed down Mac versions of the iWork apps — Keynote, Numbers, and Pages,” Ben Waldie reports for Macworld. “Rewritten from the ground up to focus on ease of use, consistency, and iCloud support, the apps lacked lots of the useful productivity features that Mac users had come to use. One major setback was a significant reduction in AppleScript support, a problem for anyone attempting to automate an iWork-based office workflow.”

“Apple, however, moved quickly to address growing concern, acknowledging the missing features and committing to return many of them in subsequent iWork updates,” Waldie reports. “Some of the promised enhancements included AppleScript improvements in both Keynote and Numbers (curiously, AppleScript improvements in Pages weren’t listed).”

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