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Chapter 9. Scripting and Automation > Building a Script with VBScript

9.1. Building a Script with VBScript

A script is simply a list of commands that are placed one after another and stored in a text file. Script commands are like building blocks: the more commands and programming techniques you learn, the broader your palette will be for making useful scripts. Some of the simpler building blocks will be used in this section of the chapter to illustrate the way scripts are built. Advanced users may prefer to skip to subsequent sections, which cover more advanced topics.

To run a script, just double-click on the script file icon; you'll probably never need to run the Scripting Host program (wscript.exe) directly.


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