Script Command Summary (Release 3.6 and above)

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The following is a list of script commands. For an introduction to writing a script and the script command syntax see Using the Scripting Language.



AskFor   display a dialog box requesting user input.
Commandissue a command in the Windows command environment.
Connect connect to a host using a named session.
Convert convert screen position to row and column or vice versa.
CheckListdisplay a dialog box containing check boxes.
Chrconvert an ANSI character code to a character.
CursorTomove the cursor.
DDE perform a complete DDE conversation in a single command.
DDEExecute send a command to a DDE server application.
DDEInitiate begin a DDE conversation with a DDE server application.
DDEPokesend text to a DDE server application.
DDERequest request text from a DDE server application.
DDETerminate close a DDE channel.
EditSelect select data for cut and copy.
Exitexit the script.
FileSpecspecify the file to be used in a HostSave, HostPrintScreen, HostEnableLogging or EditSaveClipboard command.
FileStatreturns the status from an open request to a disk file.
FileTransferinitiate a file transfer.
Findfind a substring inside a string.
GetFieldextract a field from a field-separated string.
GetStringread a string from a file into a variable.
Globaldefine a global variable.
Gotobranch to a label in the script file.
Ifbranch to a label in the script file based on the results of a comparison.
Includecall another script file.
Intreturns the integer portion of a decimal number.
Keysimulate a function key.
LCaseconvert a string to lower case.
Leftreturn characters from the left side of a string.
Lenreturn the length of a string.
Midreturn characters from the middle of a string.
MsgBoxdisplay a dialog box.
Optionset script options.
PutStringwrite a string to a file.
Replacereplace a character or substring in a string.
Rightreturn characters from the right side of a string.
Roundround a number.
Runrun an application. 
RunDirectoryspecify the working directory for a program started by the "run" command.
Sessionswitch to another active session.
SetEnvset the specified value into a local environment variable.
SetPrtchange the session printer.
SetUsertEnvset the specified value into a user environment variable.
SSLConnectbegin a TLS connection.
TextBoxdisplay a dialog box.
Trimtrim leading and/or trailing characters from a variable.
Type"type" characters into the session terminal.
UCaseconvert a string to upper case.
Waitwait for the specified number of milliseconds.
WaitFor   wait until the specified text string appears in the host session ( WaitFor(USERID)). Or, wait until one of several specified text strings appears in the host session. When one of the text strings is found, branch to the specified label. 


See Also:


Script Variables

Using the Scripting Language

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