This chapter gives a short overview of the applications scripting system.
The scripting system is generally used to automate tasks. It allows the
user to record actions and replay them later on. Scripts can be saved
and edited. The user can program his own scripts with a scripting language
that is similar to the Basic programming language. Scripts can be exchanged
with other colleagues, can be password protected to secure the content
and can be implemented in the applications menus for easy access.
The scripting system is a very powerful subsystem
which is capable of controlling almost every aspect of the application.
it's complexity it cannot be discussed at length at this point. The scripting
system features it's own help system and context sensitive help to aid
the user in creating and editing user defined scripts.
Use of the scripting system
The scripting system can generally be used to:
processing multiple files - use it to apply one or more
operations to multiple files.
processing files with multiple actions - use it to perform
multiple operations on single objects.
handle repetitive tasks - use it to automate common