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VbScript Editor With Intellisense

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VbScript Editor With Intellisense
Screenshot - ScriptEditor.gif

Introduction

Intellisense in scripting languages like VBScript is like a dream for script programmers. The goal of this project is to provide VBScript editor with intellisense like it was available in most of Microsoft language editors. The control uses the type library reference to explore the public methods and functions exposed in any com library. The script developer has to code like VB 6.0 language (Dim pConnection as ADODB.Connection) and the editor will automatically convert the code into VBScript.

The complete VBScript alone with added references can be saved as an XML file. The Script property of control will return the pure VBScript which can be executed using the Microsoft Script Control.

Background

How to run the code:

Open the group project and press F5 vbScriptEditor_Group.vbg.

If the project says missing Edanmo's OLE Interface…. Then add reference to olelib.tlb in TypeLib folder.

Converting Vb 6.0 Syntax to vbscript

Dim pConnection 'As ADODB.Connection 
Dim pRecordset 'As ADODB.Recordset 
Set pConnection = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection") 
pConnection.Open("Query String Here","User ID","Password") 
Set pRecordset = pConnection.Open("SQL Query Here") 
MsgBox(pRecordset.RecordCount) 

Developer continues to code like in VB 6.0 and the editor automatically converts the syntax to VBScript.

For example, the developer codes:

Dim pConnection As ADODB.Connection 

And the editor will convert it to (It will automatically insert ' before As):

Dim pConnection 'As ADODB.Connection 

Which is equivalent to:

Dim pConnection in vbScript

The Script property will return the pure VBScript.

ScriptRTF will return the coloured VBScript.

XMLProject will return the added references in the form of XML.

Make sure to post your comments and ratings for further developments and bug fixing.

History

  • 13th August, 2007: Initial post

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

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Comments and Discussions

 
GeneralNot able to run Vbscript intel Pinmemberchinnu198817-May-11 7:41 
GeneralRe: Not able to run Vbscript intel Pinmembereda200028-Sep-11 21:52 
QuestionHas anyone been able to upgrade it? Pinmemberdeafwing22-Feb-10 8:58 
GeneralGetting error even after referencing olelib.tlb PinmemberBrianA28-Dec-09 7:46 
GeneralNeed a debugger too? Get Vbsedit! PinmemberMember 435098930-Sep-09 4:07 
GeneralMy vote of 1 PinmemberThisSignUpBullShitIsGay29-Jan-09 4:20 
GeneralSky Player PinmemberVic Radford26-Jan-09 10:22 
Questionscripteditor, how you instal it? [modified] Pinmemberdangcao11-Jul-08 8:44 
AnswerRe: scripteditor, how you instal it? Pinmembermdanh20026-Jan-09 18:44 
It was written in VB6, you'll need Visual Studio 6.0 to compile and run it. The project file name is VbScriptEditor.vbp
GeneralWhen executing I'm not getting Intelesense window to display methods Pinmembersri_200827-May-08 8:23 
Questionpls..help.me..? Pinmembervijaysaxena22-May-08 9:49 
QuestionMISSING: Edanmo's OLE interfaces & functions v1.81 Pinmemberchopeen22-Aug-07 22:47 
AnswerRe: MISSING: Edanmo's OLE interfaces & functions v1.81 PinmemberRajneesh Noonia23-Aug-07 1:00 
GeneralRe: MISSING: Edanmo's OLE interfaces & functions v1.81 Pinmemberchopeen23-Aug-07 2:06 
GeneralVERY Cool! [modified] PinmemberGraham Downs20-Aug-07 22:39 
GeneralRe: VERY Cool! PinmemberGraham Downs21-Aug-07 1:10 
GeneralRe: VERY Cool! -- Will someone please convert this? PinmemberSMerrill886-Mar-09 7:02 
Generalwonderful Pinmemberpita200013-Aug-07 8:18 
GeneralDamn... vb6 Pinmemberthund3rstruck13-Aug-07 7:20 
GeneralRe: Damn... vb6 PinmemberAlex Riedel20-Aug-07 21:12 

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