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Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 06-11-2013, 08:44 AM
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Posted By CREvans
Worked perfectly. Thanks!

Worked perfectly. Thanks!
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 06-10-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,722
Posted By CREvans
How to determine invocation instance

Is there a way within a build script to know if it is running under VisBuildPro.exe or VisBuildCmd.exe? I'd like to have some conditional logic in place depending on which way it's invoked, but...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 03-12-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,790
Posted By CREvans
Speeding up list files action?

Hello! I'm working on a utility in VBPro which will scan a set of subdirectories at a given level, and then delete only those subdirectories at that level which have no files newer than a given age....
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 06-03-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,962
Posted By CREvans
I can see the point in that, but it makes dealing...

I can see the point in that, but it makes dealing with different scenarios a bit more difficult, in case someone checks the "wait until completion" box, the dependency on that macro being there will...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 06-03-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,962
Posted By CREvans
RUNPROGRAM_PROCESSID issue

I'm trying to do some parallel tasks and am using a method similar to the example chain.bld program. This works as long as the child builds are set to not wait for completion. However, if I set...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 05-27-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,073
Posted By CREvans
Oops, I was trying it on a machine I hadn't...

Oops, I was trying it on a machine I hadn't upgraded to a recent VBPro. Works fine when running a recent version. Sorry about that.

Scott
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 05-27-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,073
Posted By CREvans
How would I use that vbld_FindProcess function? ...

How would I use that vbld_FindProcess function? I tried putting that into the wait step in the Process ID(s)" area and it failed, and when trying to put it into a vbscript piece as follows:

id =...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 05-26-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,073
Posted By CREvans
How to wait until process exit if process number is not known

How would I configure the wait until process exit step to wait until a process has exited, if I don't know the process ID number, but only the name (winword.exe)? It appears as if this wait...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 03-11-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,245
Posted By CREvans
Call Stack and Watches panes keep reappearing

Is there a way to keep the call stack and watches panes from re-appearing? I close them, but then the next time I launch VBPro they come back. I'm not using them, so would prefer to keep them...
Forum: [VBP] User Tips, Tricks and Samples 01-20-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,211
Posted By CREvans
Works perfectly! Thanks a ton!

Works perfectly! Thanks a ton!
Forum: [VBP] User Tips, Tricks and Samples 01-20-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,211
Posted By CREvans
That almost does what I need, but I'm actually...

That almost does what I need, but I'm actually only looking for a substring of the whole line, so what I actually need is:

Original lines:
ABCDE
FGHIJ
KLMNO

Search for FG

Final lines:
Forum: [VBP] User Tips, Tricks and Samples 01-20-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,211
Posted By CREvans
Suggestion needed for updating .bld file

Have an interesting scenario where I'm wanting to parse a VBPro .bld file and for every vbscript step, check for the instance of a given line and if that line is present, to put a new line just below...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 01-10-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,661
Posted By CREvans
To answer my own question, I needed to do the...

To answer my own question, I needed to do the full install (including tools) and not just the standard options install for the TOOLSDIR macro (and files in the Tools directory) to be present. Once...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 01-10-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,661
Posted By CREvans
TOOLSDIR macro

Any idea why the TOOLSDIR macro isn't getting defined as a SYSTEM macro on a machine I've just upgraded from 6.7 to 7.7? If I go back into 6.7 the TOOLSDIR macro is there, but not in 7.7. It is NOT...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 11-16-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,762
Posted By CREvans
skipping past a wait step during a running build?

Is there any way to abort a running wait step in a build script without actually stopping and restarting the build? I have some waits in scripts to allow me to look at results before continuing, but...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 05-09-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,632
Posted By CREvans
Looks like I was able to fix it by re-registering...

Looks like I was able to fix it by re-registering the VBScript stuff by running the following in a command prompt.

regsvr32 VBScript

Any idea how it could have become un-registered in the...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 05-09-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,632
Posted By CREvans
Error firing vbld_BuildStarting event

I'm running VBPro 6.7 (yes, I know, it's old), and all of a sudden on one build machine I'm getting the following error whenever running a VBPro script. This shows in the log as soon as I try to run...
Forum: [VBP] Third Party Tools 03-26-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,971
Posted By CREvans
Excel for creating charts

Hi! I have some VBPro vbscript code that is creating an Excel spreadsheet with data just fine, but I have been unable to figure out how to use the data in the spreadsheet (or data in VBPro, since...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 12-11-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,630
Posted By CREvans
prompting for save behavior

I've come across an annoyance, and don't know whether it's a bug, or a feature. :-) Normally when I make changes to a VBPro script and I forget to save my changes, VBPro will ask me if I want to...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 11-14-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,235
Posted By CREvans
Starting VBPro minimized?

Is it possible to start a VBPro instance (either gui or command line) and specify that it should be minimized when it starts?
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 10-10-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,190
Posted By CREvans
Breaking out of Process Files

Is there a way to break out of the Process Files action and continue the build after the Process Files action? Say I have 80 files to process, but the 40th one meets some criteria that I want to act...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 10-08-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,080
Posted By CREvans
Verification of copy action?

Is there any verification possible during the copy file action to verify that the file copied successfully? I could write a checksum routine around the copy action, I suppose, but I'd prefer to know...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 08-28-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,521
Posted By CREvans
step to save build log?

Is there an easy way to automatically save off to a file the whole build log for the build before the build script exits?
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 05-08-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,200
Posted By CREvans
partially clearing temporary macros

Other than explicitly specifying what temporary macros to delete by name, is there a way to use a wildcard to delete a range of temporary macros?

I'm currently using this:
...
Forum: [VBP] General Discussion 04-29-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,563
Posted By CREvans
using project.save

Is there a way to use the project.save action and not have it change the setting of the PROJFILE or PROJROOT macros?

I have been asked to add in functionality to save the build script wrapper...
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