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I need a vbscript that will take the info in the clipboard and format it then put it back into the clipboard

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i need a vbscipt that will look at the below data in the clipboard

BBBBBBLINE1BBBBBBB
BBBBBBLINE2BBBBBBB
BBBBBBLINE3BBBBBBB
BBBBBBLINE4BBBBBBB

and put the 5 characters starting at character 8 and put it in the clipboard with vbcrlf after each line

result
LINE1 & VBCRLF
LINE2& VBCRLF
LINE3& VBCRLF
LINE3& VBCRLF
i cannot install any additional programs.
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it didn't work

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What happened?

what did you get? VBScript might not be allowed to run.

You can uncommnet the msgbox lines and see where you "get".

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it worked if i say allow.  how do i turn that off?
1 then allow then 4 then 3 then 5

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thanks

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