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Old September 22nd, 2008, 01:53 PM
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Default Standalone use of MS Script Editor?

I have looked at the MS Script Editor in Office 2003 referred to on p.32 of VBScript - 3rd Edition. It is opened within Word, say and setup to generate scripts embedded in that application. Can I use the MS Script Editor in a standalone manner, not tied to a particular Office application? Just open it like NotePad and edit my .vbs file? I want to use VBScripts solely in Windows to help manage PC's on a LAN, manipulating files/folders, logon scripts,...

I am used to the VBA IDE and want to use a similar editing environment, replete with auto-typing, contextual indentation, syntax checking, variable verification, and so on. I've looked at 'jedit' briefly - out of the 'box' it doesn't do as the VBA editors do. I'd be happy to get advice on what third-party product to use if the MS offering is not appropriate.

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Sure, by default Microsoft Script Editor is installed in
Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11
and is MSE7.EXE
You can start it with that and open and edit your vbs scripts with it that way.

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