The following sections include information about the Windows Script Host XML elements.

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<?job?> Element

XML processing instruction that specifies attributes for error handling.

<?XML?> Element

Indicates that a file should be parsed as XML.

<description> Element

Marks the descriptive text that appears when the user runs ShowUsage() or runs the script with the /? command line switch.

<example> Element

Makes your script self documenting.

<job> Element

Marks the beginning and the end of a job within a Windows Script file (*.wsf).

<named> Element

Marks a particular named argument to the script.

<object> Element

XML element that is used in Windows Script component files and that defines objects that can be referenced by script.

<package> Element

Encloses multiple job definitions in a Windows Script Host control (.wsf) file.

<reference> Element

XML element that includes a reference to an external type library.

<resource> Element

XML element that isolates textual or numeric data that should not be hard-coded into a script.

<runtime> Element

Groups together the set of run-time arguments for a script.

<script> Element

XML element that contains script to define the behavior of a Windows Script component.

<unnamed> Element

Describes an unnamed argument for the script.

<usage> Element

Allows user to override default usage display.

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WSH Reference

List of elements that make up WSH Reference.

WSH Basics

Learn the basics of WSH.