Function

AEPutParamDesc

Inserts a descriptor and a keyword into an Apple event or Apple event record as an Apple event parameter.

Declaration

OSErr AEPutParamDesc(AppleEvent *theAppleEvent, AEKeyword theAEKeyword, const AEDesc *theAEDesc);

Parameters

theAppleEvent

A pointer to the Apple event to add a parameter to. See the AppleEvent data type.

theAEKeyword

The keyword specifying the parameter to add. If the Apple event already has a parameter with this keyword, the parameter is replaced.

Some keyword constants are described in Keyword Parameter Constants.

See AEKeyword.

theAEDesc

A pointer to the descriptor for the parameter to add. See AEDesc.

Return Value

A result code. See Result Codes.

Discussion

Thread safe starting in OS X v10.2.

See Also

Adding Parameters and Attributes to Apple Events and Apple Event Records

AEPutAttributeDesc

Adds a descriptor and a keyword to an Apple event as an attribute.

AEPutAttributePtr

Adds a pointer to data, a descriptor type, and a keyword to an Apple event as an attribute.

AEPutKeyDesc

Inserts a descriptor and a keyword into an Apple event record as an Apple event parameter.

AEPutKeyPtr

Inserts data, a descriptor type, and a keyword into an Apple event record as an Apple event parameter.

AEPutParamPtr

Inserts data, a descriptor type, and a keyword into an Apple event or Apple event record as an Apple event parameter.