Scripts

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The STx Workspace: The Application & Setup Tree

The Scripts entry in the Application & Setup Tree is useful for those users who utilize the STx macro language. Here you can keep a list of your frequently used scripts.

Each Script entry has it's own list of arguments.

Add or Edit Script

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New Script
Create a new script on disk.
Select
Select a script file from disk.
Edit Script
Open the script for editing with the associated application for *.sts or *.stx files. If no association exists, the default system text editor is used.
Macro
Select the macro to call from those defined in the script file.
Arguments
The arguments to pass to the macro on execution.
Import from Script Controller
Import the settings from the Script Controller.
Export to Script Controller
Export the settings for this script to the Script Controller.
Debug
Execute the script in debug mode.
Run
Execute the script.

For more information about script programming, see the STx Script Programmer Guide.

Setup dialog

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The general Script Settings dialog, accessed via the 'Scripts' entry in the Application & Setup Tree lets you specify what action should taken when a script entry is double-clicked.

Double-click
Choose what action should be carried out on a script, when it is double-clicked.
Reset Defaults
Return the Scripts leaf of the Application & Setup Tree to it's default state (i.e. when it was STx was first installed).
OK / Cancel
Save (OK) or cancel any changes. Note that if you have chosen Reset Defaults, you cannot cancel.

Context Menu

Run
Run the selected script.
Copy
Copy the selected script entry (Note that the script itself is not copied).
Rename
Rename the script entry.
Delete
Delete the script entry.
Edit
Edit the script in the associated editor.
Add
Add a new script entry.
Test
Test the script.
Settings
Open the script entry settings dialog.
Debug
Run the script in the debugger.