Visual PCE 1st steps
Most of this is taken from the Manual which is included with the
After starting Visual PCE a new working space is automatically
opened to start a new script.
Prior to adding commands you need to declare a procedure. It is
advised to start with the MAIN procedure. Choose "NEW PROCEDURE"
from the "Commands" menu. Alternatively use F9, choose
"NEW" from the context menu in the procedure window
or press the 'P' button on the toolbar.
Give your procedure a declarative name and mark it as the Start
of the procedure (MAIN) or Error handling procedure (ON ERROR
CALL). Optionally add a comment to the procedure.
The new procedure has been opened in the workspace and has been
added to the procedure list.
Next, declare all necessary variables. Use "NEW VARIABLE"
from the "Commands"-menu. Alternatively use F12, "NEW"
from the context menu in the variable window or choose the 'V'
command from the toolbar.
Give the new variable a descriptive name and define a type for
the variable. You can choose between Number, String, Boolean,
Document, Time/Date or Other. The variable types will assist you
when setting up commands through subtraction Of Non-Usable Variable
All variables can either be declared at this stage or later.
In the command tree you can choose commands from the 'COMMANDS'
menu or click the right mouse button in the right window.