Visual BASIC Script

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Visual BASIC Script

(VBScript) Microsoft's scripting language which is an extension of their Visual Basic language. VBScript can be used with Microsoft Office applications and others. It can also be embedded in web pages but can only be understood by Internet Explorer.

Visual Basic is a BASIC variant with object-oriented features. Objects include applications, windows and selections.

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nanoCAD's scripting engine lets users write macros using Visual Basic Script, Java Script or any other scripting language supported by Microsoft Windows as well as built-in LISP.
CATIA V5; macro programming with Visual Basic script.
Yesterday, it updated that recommendation by posting a Visual Basic script which, when run, automates the workaround.
In addition to normal macro functions, like moving the mouse cursor or entering text or opening application windows, Macro Scheduler also offers embedded Visual Basic Script.
Called Noped, the crude Visual Basic Script program would infect PCS by way of an email attachment and (after mailing itself out to everyone in the infected user's address book) scan for images with file names that its author considered suggestive of kiddie porn.
For example, JavaScript, JScript, Visual Basic Script www.
They can also automate standard tasks needed to create frequently used reports and charts by means of Microsoft Visual Basic Script.
This is a technology for examining incoming email attachments and assessing their ability to do harm to an end-user's PC, based on a collection of rules, such as whether it contains Visual Basic Script or needs to access the user's email address book - both common signs of nefarious intent.
With the upgrade, users can now include inline Visual Basic script code as part of their investigation.
It also allows users to automate standard tasks needed to create frequently used reports and charts using MS Visual Basic Script.
Microsoft uses Visual Basic Script (vbscript) or Active Server Pages to communicate with each web application.
Por otra parte, Computer Associates (CA) informo del descubrimiento de un nuevo virus llamado Afeto, que se propaga a traves de Outlook;sin embargo, a diferencia del resto de su genero, Afeto no fue escrito en Visual Basic Script y se presenta en un documento de Word, muy similar a Melissa.

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