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Windows Scripting (Batch Files) GUI?

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    Windows Scripting (Batch Files) GUI?


    Hi,

    Does anyone know of any tools/utilities that I can use to put a GUI front-end to my Windows scripts (batch commands)?

    For example, I have a batch file now that takes a password as the parameter and then executes an EXE with that password as its parameter. I'd like to have something like a Windows GUI form with the Password field and an OK and Cancel buttons instead. Clicking the OK button would, of course, then perform my script of calling that EXE program.

    Are there any utilities that will allow me to do this for Windows scripts? Or can this only be accomplished using some sort of Windows application development environment?

    If you have any ideas or suggestions, please let me know.

    Thanks!

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    Vbscript.
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    You mean to use vbscript as in to embed it in a locally-hosted web page? If so, I thought that browsers prohibited scripting languages from doing things like launching an application.

    Can you elaborate a little?

    Thanks!
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Ok, I figured out that VBScript can be used for Windows Scripting, not just for web page scripting.

    I got it working now!

    And thanks for that HTA reference, too.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by nuspieds View Post
    Ok, I figured out that VBScript can be used for Windows Scripting, not just for web page scripting.

    I got it working now!

    And thanks for that HTA reference, too.
    You are welcome.
    Glad you figured it out.
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