JScript Catalog Items and Sysgen Variables (Compact 2013)


In Windows Embedded Compact, you can implement JScript functionality by including a run-time engine for parsing and translating Microsoft JScript scripting code on Web pages and in other browser host applications.

For more information about how to add or remove catalog items, see Create Your First OS.

The following table describes the catalog items and associated SYSGEN variables that provide support for the JScript scripting language.

Catalog items

SYSGEN variable



JScript 5.8


Provides the JScript 5.8 run-time engine, which includes support for script authoring. This enables Windows Embedded Compact to support Web pages that include script code for Dynamic HTML (DHTML), and JScript-encoded scripts.

Requires a Web browser.