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VB Script - VBS - running them outside of MS Office apps?

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Do you need to be inside an MS Office application to run a VBS file? (Visual Basic Script)?

Also can I get a few learning sites for VB script?  I know very little about it.
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No. The programming language within Microsoft Office files is Visual Basic for Applications aka VBA. VBS aka Visual Basic Script is a similar subset of Visual Basic, but it is stand-alone.
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Starting the VB Script for your first code from tutorial from MS site at
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptcenter/dd940112.aspx

After that, you have test.vbs, you can run it at command-lin with "cscript test.vbs" or
open Window Explorer and search or locate the and click  test.vps file

Duncan
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Thanks!
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