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How to run VB Script from VI Perform Logic

How to run VB Script from VI Perform Logic

How to run VB Script from VI Perform Logic

Hello all.

I'm hoping this is a straight forward thing to do.  I want to added Perform Logic to a VI job in order to call a VB Script.  

Perform type is: On Completion
File Type is: Header

What I need help with is the "Command".  

I've tried just putting in the path to my VB script - but that causes an error 20 in VIPERFORMLO "Syntax Error."  

Any help is appreciated.

RE: How to run VB Script from VI Perform Logic

Here is a paragraph from the manual:

When using an external executable file as perform logic, you can specify whether you want the import job to wait until the external routine is completed or to continue without waiting. To wait for the external program, type ~ followed by the .EXE command. To continue without waiting, type * followed by the .EXE command.


RE: How to run VB Script from VI Perform Logic

I have tried both the * and the ~. However, this is not an exe, it is a .vbs so I wasn't expecting that to work.

Any other ideas?

RE: How to run VB Script from VI Perform Logic

Did you ever get your vbscript to work?
I would like my first VI job to prompt for a value and write it to a text file so the other VI jobs can read this value.

I can read the value if I manually create the text file, but I cannot get the write in the first vi job to execute.

If I run the script stand-alone it works.

Thank you in advance.

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