VBScript is a client side scripting language that can be developed in any
text editor. An example of a text editor would be Notepad. VBScript is a
Microsoft proprietary language that does not work outside of Microsoft programs.
VBScript Supported Browsers
After you have written your VBScript code you need to download the Internet Explorer
to process your code. Firefox, Opera, Netscape, etc will not be able to run VBScript.
Download Internet Explorer
from the Microsoft site.
VBScript Execute Your Scripts
After you have installed Internet Explorer to your computer, you can run your
VBScript by loading your web page that includes your VBScript into Internet Explorer.
If you would like to enable client side scripting debugging then open up internet explorer
and open the Internet Options. Tools < Internet Options. In the options popup window
choose the Advanced tab from the tab bar.
Contained here are tens of different options
you can manipulate in Internet Explorer. We simply want to turn on debugging for our scripts, so
find the Browser section. If you are using Internet Explorer for Windows XP then the
option Disable Script Debugging (Internet Explorer) should be the fourth item down
in the Browser section.
Uncheck the option Disable Script Debugging (Internet Explorer) and
you have now enabled scrip debugging. When you are executing your scripts and they
are not functioning properly you can now use the debugger with the menu
by going to View < View Debugger < Open. Note: You will need to restart Internet Explorer
before this option will show up.
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