More on Editing Action Scripts


There are multiple ways to create Action Scripts. Learn how to copy actions, convert actions into their underlying Xbasic implementation, and how to utilize the Action Script Genie in the Xbasic Editor.

Copying an Action From One Script to Another

Actions can be copied from one script to another. Learn how this is done in this guide.

Converting an Action to Inline Xbasic

We saw earlier how you can view the Xbasic code associated with any Action. Alpha Anywhere also allows you to convert an Action into Xbasic code.

Converting an Action Script to Xbasic

In addition to converting a single Action to Xbasic, Alpha Anywhere also allows you to convert an entire Action Script to Xbasic. To convert an Action Script to Xbasic:

Using an Action Script Genie in the Xbasic Editor

Just because you are in the Xbasic Code Editor does not mean you cannot take advantage of the Action Script Genies. This example shows how to use the Action Script Editor to generate code to paste into an Xbasic script.

Some of the examples in this guide require the "Learning Action Scripting" workspace. See Creating Your First Action Script to learn how to get the "Learning Action Scripting" workspace installed.


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