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display progress on the screen from vbs script.

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Not using visual basic here, but vbs script from the desktop.

What I want to do as an example is display the progress of a vbs script to the screen.

e.g

for x= 1 to 2000

put the value of x on the screen

do some more stuff

next

The simple output is normally wscript.echo,
But this stops the code waiting for an ok response from the user.

Any ideas please.



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Question by:harveygs
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execute your code using cscript (and continue to use echo)
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'save as text.vbs
'execute with: cscript test.vbs

for x = 1 to 10
    wscript.echo x
next
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does this work for you?
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by:Ralf Klatt
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Hi,

This might seem a fade too much to your question ... but I'd still suggest reading this article: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/topics/help/wmidiag.mspx

... I'm referring to this article because it gives you a professional approach (including source code!) to: "As the tool runs it displays detailed progress information on the screen" ...


Hope this helps!
Best regards,
Raisor
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