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Hi,

I am beginer in VB scripting, I tried to use a hello world program in VB but it gives compilation error somebody please help me how to solve this problem.


I use following code

I written this code in notepade and saved as Hello.vbs

<html>
<body>
<script type="text/vbscript">
document.write("Hello World")
</script>
</body>
</html>
Posted 7-Nov-11 21:42pm
Edited 7-Nov-11 21:46pm
Mehdi Gholam282.9K
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Solution 1

This script will only run under IE not as a ".vbs" file.

See here:
http://www.w3schools.com/vbscript/default.asp[^]
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Ajain A K at 8-Nov-11 4:17am
   
Hi Mehdi,

Thanks a lot for the quick response.

I am using only one browser in my PC that is Internet Explorer.

please note this URL

http://www.tizag.com/vbscriptTutorial/vbscriptfirstscript.php

please share if you find any other alternative
thatraja at 8-Nov-11 7:19am
   
5!
Mehdi Gholam at 8-Nov-11 7:27am
   
Cheers
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Solution 2

open a notepad & write the following line:

msgbox("Hello World")

save it as Hello.vbs, when you double click, this will display the alert box.

check the following VB script tutorial

http://www.w3schools.com/vbscript/default.asp[^]
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Mehdi Gholam at 8-Nov-11 3:51am
   
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Solution 3

Mehdi is right, It'll work only in IE.
Wiki[^] says:
However, other web browsers such as Firefox and Opera do not have built-in support for VBScript. This means that where client-side scripting and cross-browser compatibility are required, developers usually choose JavaScript over VBScript.
For details about the particular Error number, see this
Code Error 800A0400 - Expected Statement[^]
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Ajain A K at 8-Nov-11 4:36am
   
Hi thatraja,

Thanks a lot for the comment, I understand what Mehadi is saying. I am not using any other browser, I am trying with only IE
thatraja at 8-Nov-11 4:38am
   
OK then check the link(error-solution) in my answer.
Mehdi Gholam at 8-Nov-11 7:27am
   
5'ed

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