Basic Script Action - Setting Properties

The 'Basic Script' action is used to run an embedded or external BASIC script or to create a user defined function that may be called in subsequent expressions or BASIC scripts. BASIC scripting can be used for advanced flow, COM objects, API calls, and the creation of custom dialog boxes.

To enter Basic Script properties:

  1. From the Task Builder's Available Actions pane, expand the Advanced folder and double-click the 'Basic Script' action or drag this action onto the Steps pane. This opens the action's properties window as shown below:

  1. In the Location of script parameter of the General tab, select one of the following drop-down options then enter the applicable properties:

  2. To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.

  3. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.

  4. When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.

See Also

About Actions

BASIC Script Action

BASIC Scripts and Custom Functions

Introduction to Scripting

The BASIC Language, All Groups