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Jul 23 2008   3:10PM GMT

VBScript Statements: Explanation of the With … End With Statement

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The With … End With statement allows you to execute a section of code on a specific object or class that calls methods or set properties on the object from within VBScript without referencing the object directly in the code written.

It is a way of simplifying your code, and very useful in large scripts.
For example:

(please note, these examples are snippets of code and will not work by themselves in an editor)

with objSomething
     .FirstName = “Jerry”
     .LastName = “Lees”
     .URL = “
http://www.gamersigs.net
     .XBoxLiveTag = “CrashSerious”
     .Email = “Not-a-chance-spammers”
End with

This would be equivalent to the following standard code:

     objSomething.FirstName = “Jerry”
     objSomething.LastName = “Lees”
     objSomething.URL = “
http://www.gamersigs.net
     objSomething.XBoxLiveTag = “JLees”
     objSomething.Email = “Not-a-chance-spammers”

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