Writing a CAL Script

To create a script:
  1. Open Notepad or another text editor.
  2. Type CAL commands, and save the file with extension .cfs in the System subdirectory.
    The name of the script appears on the Scripts menu.

Arguments to commands consist of numbers and text strings. You can enter a text string without punctuation unless the argument is not the last one on the command line and contains multiple words or spaces. In this case, you must enclose the argument in quotation marks.

To include a script on the Scripts menu,  it must have a  .cfs  extension and be in the ChemFinder System directory or in the directory containing the ChemFinder application. 

To activate a script from a button, label the button with a script filename or string which can be converted into a filename. For example, if TOEXCEL.CFS exists in the ChemFinder System directory, label a button "ToExcel" to start the script. 

You can debug a script by stepping through it line-by line.



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