Structure

AEKeyDesc

Associates a keyword with a descriptor to form a keyword-specified descriptor.

Declaration

typedef struct AEKeyDesc {
    ...
} AEKeyDesc;

Overview

The Apple Event Manager uniquely identifies the various parts of an Apple event by means of keywords associated with corresponding descriptors. A keyword is an arbitrary constant of type AEKeyword that represents a four-character code.

Topics

Instance Properties

descContent

A descriptor of type AEDesc that stores the keyword descriptor data. See AEDesc.

descKey

A four-character code of type AEKeyword that uniquely identifies the key that is associated with the data in the structure. Some keyword constants are described in Keyword Attribute Constants and Keyword Parameter Constants. See AEKeyword.