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11 Jan: Porting my JScript code to VBScriptI'm glad Robert Egan wrote to me recently, because his question made me aware that I don't make it obvious enough that my code is all JScript, not the more common VBScript. Here's his question:
Hope you can help with this question of mine, I've downloaded your site code, and I'm looking to use a portion of it in a site I'm building. However, when I use your code I get:
Microsoft VBScript compilation error '800a0401'
Expected end of statement
^ pointing to ;
What do I do to get this to function correctly James?
I don't get asked this much, but perhaps that's because most people just give up, think "crappy code" and move on!
Here's what I did:
surround strings with " rather than '
This isn't a complete list, but it'll get you a long way. I recommend making a quick pass through the code first making these changes, then running the page. The browser will show you what still doesn't make sense. I'll update this page as I remember other necessary changes.