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Script Editor Menu

The script editor menu and the toolbar bar look like this:

Script Editor Menu contents

File Menu

Contains the standard commands for opening, saving and printing files.

Edit Menu

In addition to the standard commands for editing, selecting and formatting, these special commands are available in the edit menu:

  • Complete Word (CTRL+W) - Tries to autocomplete a partial word. A dropdown list with all known functions and parameters will be shown.

  • Parameter Info - Shows information about the selected parameter.

  • Insert Dialog - Opens a dialog editor to design customized dialogs for use in a script.

Script Menu

Contains the commands to control execution of a script:

  • Run (F5) - Runs the current script

  • Pause (F6) - Pauses the script

  • End (SHIFT-F5) - Stops the script.

Debug Menu

Contains specials commands for debugging and troubleshooting scripts. Please refer to the debugging section for a detailed description.

Options Menu

In addition to the standard commands for setting application options, these special commands are available in the options menu:

  • Add Script Directory - Adds a new directory to the script explorer

  • References

  • Add 'scriptname' to Application Menu - Adds the currently active script to a menu in the application. This is very useful for frequently used scripts. For details about this command please refer to adding scripts sections.

  • Protect Script - Sets up a password protection for the active script. The protected script can be executed but the script code remains hidden.

Help Menu

Here you'll find the script editor specific help system. Detailed description of the script language and script editor are available.

All menu commands and toolbar commands are also available via Right-Mouse-Button in the script window.

Clicking the Right-Mouse-Button in the script window will open a drop down menu with all available commands.