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How do you delay in VBScript?

How do you delay in VBScript?

  1. ” WScript. Sleep(100) does not work on Windows XP, Vista” Yes, it does (just tested in XP). It waits 100ms (a tenth of a second). If you want 100 seconds, then use 100 * 1000, as the value is in milliseconds. (And as this is VBScript, you don’t need the parens.
  2. Try WSH.Sleep 1000. – user9556248. Aug 23, 2019 at 11:21.

What is WScript sleep?

WScript.Sleep (10000) WScript.Echo (“10 Seconds have passed”) A script can force itself to pause by calling the WScript Sleep method. The Sleep method accepts a single parameter that indicates how long, in milliseconds, to pause the script. (There are 1,000 milliseconds in a second and 60,000 milliseconds in a minute.)

How do I echo in VBScript?

Each displayed item is separated with a space character. When using CScript.exe, each item is displayed with a newline character. If no items are provided as arguments to the Echo method, a blank line is output….Remarks.

WSH engine Text Output
Wscript.exe graphical message box
Cscript.exe command console window

How do I show a popup message in VBScript?

VBScript MsgBox Function The MsgBox function displays a message box and waits for the user to click a button and then an action is performed based on the button clicked by the user.

What is a VBS error?

The VBScript Err object provides access to run-time error information. The Err object encapsulates errors for a VBScript script. By default, if an error occurs, VBScript terminates script execution and RhinoScript reports the error back to the user. Sometimes this default error processing is not desirable.

How do I write an error log in VBScript?

The On Error Resume Next statement is the only way in VBScript to trap errors. There is not a “write to log file in case you have an error” function in VBScript. If you want to overwrite the error log every time the scripts runs (instead of appending to it), use 2> instead of 2>> .