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Properties (Windows Script Host)

The following sections include information about the properties of Windows Script Host.

Arguments Property (WScript Object)

Returns the WshArguments object.

Arguments Property (Shortcut Object)

Sets the arguments for a shortcut, or identifies a shortcut's arguments.

AtEndOfLine Property

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the end of an input line has been reached.

AtEndOfStream Property

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the end of an input stream has been reached.

BuildVersion Property

Returns the Windows Script Host build version number.

Character Property

Reports the specific character in the line of code that contained the error.

Column Property

Returns the column number of the current character position in an input stream.

ComputerName Property

Returns the name of the computer.

CurrentDirectory Property

Allows you to set or retrieve the active script's current working folder.

Description Property

Returns the description of a shortcut.

Description Property (WshRemoteError)

Contains a brief description of the error that caused the remote script to terminate.

Environment Property

Returns the WshEnvironment object.

Error Property (WshRemote)

Exposes a WshRemoteError object.

ExitCode Property

Returns the exit code set by a script/program run using the Exec() method.

FullName Property(WScript Object)

Returns a fully qualified path name.

FullName Property (WshShortcut Object)

Returns the fully qualified path of the shortcut object's target.

FullName Property (WshUrlShortcut Object)

Returns the fully qualified path of the shortcut object's target.

Hotkey Property

Allows you to assign a key combination to a shortcut and determine the key combination to a shortcut.

IconLocation Property

Allows you to assign an icon to a shortcut and determine which icon has been assigned to a shortcut.

Interactive Property

Allows you to set the script mode programmatically, as well as determine the script mode programmatically.

Item Property

Exposes a specified item from a collection.

Item Property (WshNamed)

Provides access to the items in the WshNamed object.

Item Property (WshUnnamed)

Returns an item using a zero-based index.

length Property (WshArguments Object)

Returns the number of items in a collection.

length Property (WshEnvironment Object)

Returns the number of Windows environment variables on the local computer system (the number of items in an Environment collection).

length Property (WshSpecialFolders Object)

Returns the number of Windows special folders on the local computer system (the number of items in a SpecialFolders collection).

Line Property (WScript)

Returns the current line number in an input stream.

Line Property (WshRemoteError)

Identifies the line in a script that contains an error-causing statement.

Name Property (WScript Object)

Returns the friendly name of the WScript object (the host executable file).

Named Property

Returns the WshNamed object (a collection of named arguments).

Number Property

Reports the error number representing a script error.

Path Property

Returns the name of the directory containing the WScript object (the host executable file).

ProcessID Property

Reports the process ID (PID) of a process started with the WshScriptExec object.

RelativePath Property

Assigns a relative path to a shortcut, or identifies the relative path of a shortcut.

ScriptFullName Property

Returns the full path-name of the currently running script.

ScriptName Property

Returns the file name of the currently running script.

Source Property

Identifies the COM object responsible for causing the script error.

SourceText Property

Contains the line of source code that caused an error.

SpecialFolders Property

Returns the WshSpecialFolders object.

Status Property (WshRemote)

Reports the current running-condition of the remote script.

Status Property (WshScriptExec)

Provides status information about a script run with the Exec() method.

StdErr Property (WScript)

Exposes the write-only error output stream for the current script.

StdErr Property (WshScriptExec)

Exposes the read-only stderr output stream of the Exec object.

StdIn Property (WScript)

Exposes the read-only input stream for the current script.

StdIn Property (WshScriptExec)

Exposes the write-only stdin input stream of the Exec object.

StdOut Property (WScript)

Exposes the write-only output stream for the current script.

StdOut Property (WshScriptExec)

Exposes the write-only stdout output stream of the Exec object.

TargetPath Property

Allows you to assign a path to the executable file to which a shortcut points, as well as determine the path to the executable file pointed to by a shortcut.

Unnamed Property

Returns the WshUnnamed object (a collection of unnamed arguments).

UserDomain Property

Returns the user's domain name.

UserName Property

Returns the name of the user.

Version Property

Returns the version of WSH.

WindowStyle Property

Allows you to assign a window style to a shortcut, as well as determine the type of window style used by a shortcut.

WorkingDirectory Property

Allows you to assign a working directory to a shortcut, as well as determine the working directory used by a shortcut.

WSH Language

List of elements that make up WSH Reference.

Windows Script Host Basics

Learn the basics of WSH.

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