Click a mouse button (for use in AppleScripts, etc.)
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This code is based on an anonymous contribution at

It was updated by Steven Merrill to compile without deprecation warnings on Mac OS X 10.6.


This program is a slightly updated version of the code at

It will build a "click" binary that can be used inside of AppleScripts (and the like) to click the mouse under Mac OS X.

Building the code

I plan to make a Makefile, but for now, gcc -o click click.m -framework ApplicationServices -framework Foundation.


click -x [x coordinate] -y [y coordinate]

If no value is specified, 0 will be used.