New Workspace Wizard
Enter a short but descriptive name
for the new Workspace. This name will appear in combo boxes and
menus, and it is the name of the Workspace file (*.wsf) at the
In most cases each Workspace
represents a new project (a new task) and therefore it will have
its files in a separate folder. However, because a Workspace also
defines some other settings besides the folder, you may need to
create a new Workspace that will share files with another
Main advantage of using projects
(*.wsf) is that you can reference external script files from a
project. Thanks to this you can split your script files into two
groups; task-specific files and libraries. Script files (*.vbs,
*.js, ...) placed in a Workspace with libraries option selected
are easier to access when constructing a project.
Because a project (*.wsf) enables
to mix scripts written in various scripting languages (such as
VBScript, JScript, etc) you can select what languages you are
going to use with the Workspace. This setting mainly affects file
A project (*.wsf) can be executed
by Windows Script Host version 5.6 or higher. Select whether you
prefer window-based version (WScript.exe) or a console-based
version (CScript.exe) of the host.
A script can be executed by
Microsoft Script Control (embedded into the Editor) or by the
Windows Script Host.
(embedded in Editor)
fails, either for a syntax or run-time error, Editor
shows error in the Script Errors list,
opens the affected script and places the cursor at the
line and character of the error.
object is available. WScript.exe and CScript.exe are
standard parts of the Windows system.
object is not available.
Projects (.wsf) can't be executed with it.
fails the line number and the char number of the error
must be entered manually for the feature Find WSH Error
to locate the error.
Specify the objects you will
probably need to build your project (task). The objects entered
here will show up in the object browser on the left and therefore
their methods and properties will be easy to insert into the
Specify what Editor should do when
a project or a script is started. By default, the GUI remains
visible on the screen. However, it is also possible to minimize
it or hide.