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PepsiHog
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Stand Alone Script Editor

Post by PepsiHog » Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:19 pm

Hello All,

I always use the stand alone script editor when I am working on a macro. This post applies to the stand alone script editor.

I have no use for double clicking on a macro script file to have it run. I run my macros in the stand alone editor or I compile them and run the exe file.

To that end, I wrote this extremely simplistic macro. It allows me to double click a macro .scp file, and the script file will open in an instance of the stand alone editor.

I thought some of you may like the same, so here it is. Plus instructions.

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let>cLine=%Command_Line%

RegEx>".*" (".*"),cLine,0,match,nom,1,$1,MacroFile

RunProgram>C:\Program Files (x86)\Macro Scheduler 14\msched.exe -EDITOR %MacroFile%
I compiled it as msched_mod.exe and placed the exe in the Macro Scheduler 14 program folder.

1) Once you do that you'll need to right click a script (.scp) file and click "Open with".
2) Then select "Choose Default Program".
3) Then select "Browse" and make your way to msched_mod.exe(....or whatever you called it.)
4) Double click the file. Then click "OK"

That's it. Now when you double click a script file it will open in the stand alone editor.

I realize this is basic and all, but some may not know how to do it.

Enjoy.
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Re: Stand Alone Script Editor

Post by Grovkillen » Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:24 am

Nice and clever! Should be possible by default in my book but this will do until then. Thanks for sharing.
Let>ME=%Script%

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Re: Stand Alone Script Editor

Post by PepsiHog » Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:03 pm

@Grovkillen,

What book? What are you referring to? Are you saying you should be able to do it without the script? If so, I agree. But, and I don't admit this easily, I have no bloody idea how.

But with the script, you must ask yourself, why bother?

I think you just wanted me to ask, "What book?" so you can tell us all about it. Well, I asked. You're up.

PepsiHog

btw - Forgot to say, "I'm running Windows 7." Oops.
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Re: Stand Alone Script Editor

Post by Grovkillen » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:44 am

Yep, you're spot on. :D
Let>ME=%Script%

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Re: Stand Alone Script Editor

Post by PepsiHog » Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:42 pm

@Grovkillen,
LOL! I just re-read your post and realized I read it wrong before! I agree. This option should be available by default. :lol: (I have the same book.)

PepsiHog

I did not realize how funny my last post really was, til now.
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The immensity of the scope of possibilities within Macro Scheduler pushes the user beyond just macros!

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