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Windows VBScript commands


Windows VBScript commands

Windows VBScript commands













Abs(number) Absolute (positive) value of number
  .AppActivate Activate running command
  Array(el1,el2,el3) Add values to an Array variable
  Arguments Command line arguments
  Asc(String) Return ASCII code for string
  AscW(String) Return Unicode code for string
  .BrowseForFolder Prompt the user to select a folder
  Call subroutine (arguments) or subroutine arguments
  CBool(expression) Convert expression to Boolean (True/False) •
  CByte(expression) Convert expression to Byte (0-255) •
  CCur(expression) Convert expression to Currency (numeric) •
  CDate(expression) Convert expression to Date •
  CDbl(expression) Convert expression to Double (up to 1.79x10308) •
  Chr(ChrCode) Return the string character for ChrCode (ASCII code)
  ChrB(ChrCode) Return the string character for ChrCode (Byte code)
  ChrW(ChrCode) Return the string character for ChrCode (Unicode/DBCS)
  CInt(expression) Convert expression to Integer •
  CLng(expression) Convert expression to long •
  CSng(expression) Convert expression to single •
  CStr(expression) Convert expression to a string •
  .CreateObject Create an automation object / run an external command
  .CreateShortcut Create Shortcut
  cscript Run a VBScript .vbs file
  .CurrentDirectory Retrieve or change the current directory
  Date() The current system date
  DateAdd Add a time interval to a Date
  DateDiff Return the time interval between two dates
  DatePart Return part of a given date
  DateSerial Return a Date from a numeric Year, Month and Day
  DateValue Return a Date from a string expression
  Day(date) Return the day component of date (1-31)
  Dim Declare a new variable or array variable
  Do..Loop Repeat a block of statements
  Drive Map .MapNetworkDrive - .Enum - .Remove
  .Echo Echo text to screen, also StdOut.Write /.Popup
  End End a procedure or code block
  Environment Variables - Expand - .Delete/Remove
  Escape(String) Return only ASCII characters from a Unicode string.
  Eval(expr) Evaluate an expression
  .Exec Run a command
  Exp(n) Return e (base of natural logs) raised to a power n.
  Exit Exit a block of code immediately
  FileSystemObject Work with Drives, Folders and Files
  Filter Produce an array by filtering an existing array
  Fix(number) Return the integer portion of a number
  For...Next Repeat a block of statements a given number of times
  For Each... Loop through the items in a collection or array
  FormatCurrency Format a number with a currency symbol
  FormatNumber Format a number
  FormatPercent Format a number with a % symbol
  FormatDateTime Format a Date/Time value
  Function Define a function procedure
  GetLocale() Return the Regional LocaleID
  .GetObject Get an Automation object
  Hex(number) Return the hex value of number
  Hour(time) Return the hour component of time
  If..Then Conditionally execute a block of statements
  InputBox Prompt for user input
  InStr Find one string within another
  InStrRev Find one string within another, starting from the end
  Int(number) Return the integer portion of a number
  IsArray(varname) Is varname an array?
  IsDate(expression) Is expression a DateTime?
  IsEmpty(expression) Is expression initialised?
  IsNull(expression) Is expression NULL?
  IsNumeric(expression) Is expression a Numeric?
  IsObject(expression) Is expression an object?
  Join Combine the contents of an array into a single variable.
  LBound Return the smallest subscript for an array.
  LCase(String) Return String in lower case
  Left(String,len) Return the leftmost len characters of string
  LeftB(String,len) Return the leftmost len bytes of string
  Len(String) Return length of string in characters
  LenB(String) Return length of string in Bytes
  Log(number) Return natural log of number
  .LogEvent Log an item in the Event log
  LTrim(String) Remove any leading spaces from a string expression
  .MapNetworkDrive Drive Map
  Mid Return a mid-section from a string
  Minute(time) Return the minute component of time
  Month(date) Return the month component of date
  MonthName Convert a month number to a descriptive Month
  MsgBox Display a dialogue box message
  Now Return the current Date and Time
  On Error Error handling
  Option Explicit Force all variables to be defined
  .AddPrinterConn / .AddWindowsPrConn Add Printer connection
  .EnumPrinterConnections List Printer connections
  .SetDefaultPrinter Set default printer
  .RemovePrinterConnection Remove printer connection
  Private VarName Declare a local variable/array variable
  Public VarName Declare a public variable/array variable
  .Quit Quit
  Randomize(number) Initialise the random number generator
  .ReadLine Accept user text input
  ReDim Resize a dynamic array
  RegExp Regular expression search object
  .RegDelete Registry, delete
  .RegRead Registry, read
  .RegWrite Registry, write
  REM Add a Comment
  Replace Find and replace text
  RGB(Red,Green,Blue) Return a system color code
  Right(String,len) Return the rightmost len characters of string
  RightB(String,len) Return the rightmost len bytes of string
  Rnd Return a random number
  Round Round a number to n decimal places
  RTrim(String) Remove any trailing spaces from a string expression
  .Run a command
  Second(time) Return the second component of time
  Select...Case Conditionally execute a block of statements
  Set variable = object Assign an object reference
  SetLocale(LocaleID) Set the Regional LocaleID
  Sgn(number) The sign of a number
  .ShellExecute Run a script/application in the Windows Shell
  Shortcut create .CreateShortcut
  Space Return a string consisting of spaces.
  .SpecialFolders Path to Desktop,Start menu, Programs...
  Split Parse a string of delimited values into an array
  Sqr(number) Square root
  StrComp Compare two strings
  String Create a string with a single character repeated
  StrReverse Reverse a string
  Sub Declare a sub procedure
  Time() The current system time
  Timer() The number of seconds since midnight
  TimeSerial Construct a Time value from Hours, Minutes and seconds
  TimeValue Convert a string to a Time value
  Trim(String) Remove leading and trailing spaces from string
  TypeName Return variable type (variant subtype).
  UBound Return the largest subscript for an array dimension
  UCase(String) Uppercase String
  UnEscape(Str) Return Unicode characters from an escaped ASCII string
  Weekday Return the day of the week (1-7)
  WeekdayName Return the named day of the week
  While...Wend Conditionally repeat a block of statements
  With Assign multiple properties of an object
  Year(date) Return the year component of date (1-12)
  ' Remark Add a Comment
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