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VBScript Installation

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.

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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. The

VBScript Debugging

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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