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Get the bounds of the selected frame using an applescript.
Feature request 18283 was previously added to Emacs 25 and the master branch in
conjunction with feature request 21415. In a nutshell, it is now possible to act
upon Emacs (to some degree) using an applescript.
CAVEAT: Feature request 18283 was implemented primarily to facilitate debugging,
and not to control Emacs per se using applescripts.
(defun get-bounds ()
"Return the bounds of the selected frame."
(let* ((script (concat "tell front window of application \"Emacs\"\n"
"return get bounds\n"
"end tell"))
(command (format "osascript -e '%s'" script)))
(car (split-string (shell-command-to-string command) "\n"))))
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