[Pythonmac-SIG] Setting the Screen Saver

has hengist.podd at virgin.net
Tue Jul 18 19:48:10 CEST 2006

Simon Brunning wrote:

> Is there a way of setting the OS X screen saver using Python?
> The System Preferences ap looks like it's AppleScript (and hence
> appscript) drivable, but I can't work out how to make it actually
> change any settings.

System Preferences' scripting support is rudimentary. You can switch  
between preference panes, but that's about it. Anything more, you'll  
need to use GUI Scripting (with the usual caveats about brittleness,  


More information about the Pythonmac-SIG mailing list