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In Applescript, How Can I Get To The Help Menu Search Field, Like Spotlight?

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In OS X, in order to quickly get at menu items from the keyboard, I want to be able to type a key combination, have it run a script, and have the script focus the Search field in the Help menu. It should work just like the key combination for Spotlight, so if I run it again, it should dismiss the menu. I can run the script with Quicksilver, but how can I write the script?

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Answer

Here is the script I came up with.

tell application "System Events"
    tell (first process whose frontmost is true)
        click menu "Help" of menu bar 1
    end tell
end tell
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source: stackoverflow.com
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