Admin Script Editor Feature List

With the official Admin Script Editor site now gone, below is a list of the product's features for your refererence...

  • ScriptTips - See the syntax for functions appear as you type, as you proceed, each parameter for the function is highlighted to help you keep your place (also supports nesting of functions)
  • WMI Wizard - WMI code generator is highly configurable; include only the elements you want by selecting the properties you wish and to help you choose while sample data is provided for each based on that of the local system
  • Script Code Wizards - Built in feature wizards help you to generated code for Message Box and Character Codes (Chr)
  • Custom Wizard Support - Custom wizards may be written to read and write from script documents within ASE using its provided COM support
  • Keyword Help - Keyword help is integrated with a simple right-click (or ALT-F1)
  • ScriptComplete - Provides a dropdown list of supported COM methods and properties as well as for things like Macro variables (KiXtart and AutoIt) so you may easily choose from a list of what is supported by the object or language
  • Script Formatter - Automatically insert tabs, spaces and line breaks in code as dictated by configurable per-language rules
  • COM Browser - Provides details on methods and properties with help displayed when supported. 
  • Code Wrapping - Optional code wrapping may be set to wrap at the word or character level so you can see all your code at once (line numbering feature helps you keep your place)
  • Customizable Look - Modify most every aspect including color themes, window placement, fonts, keyword highlighting, menus, toolbars, icon style and size, keyboard shortcuts and more
  • Macro Support - Automate repetitive tasks within the Admin Script Editor itself: you may record a series of keystrokes for one time use (a Quick Macro), or save the series of keystrokes as a named macro to be used in the future
  • Change Log Support - Enforce change log entries on a per-script basis, optionally requiring input when a script is closed. These customizable change log entries are then inserted as comments in a region within the script
  • Script Explorer - Browse for scripts from a smart view of your system which shows valid file types. Configure any desired folder or share as root, and now you can even save folders and shares as favorites for quick access to wherever you keep your scripts.
  • Task Manager - Any task comments, in any open script, are combined into a single sortable task list. Just double click on a task to be taken to that line in the script
  • Script Templates - Start with a skeleton script instead of a blank page. You can even create your own templates for each language and may preview and/or update the template at the time of selection
  • ScriptBits - Easily save and reuse “bits” of code with optional fields you may define for areas you wish to have updated upon insertion
  • Collapsible Code - Collapsible code helps you to organize your script and make it more readable. Functions and Subroutines are automatically designated collapsible regions and you may specify your own regions using simple comments
  • ScriptCompare - Lets you visually identify the difference between any two scripts (or files) with ease. Scroll both documents at once, copy selected lines to the clipboard, and more
  • Script Backups - Backups may be created automatically and you may specify if backups should overwrite every time, or only if a current backup it does not already exist
  • Custom Tools and Links - Add shortcuts to your favorite external tools and manage bookmarks to related websites. Web links may also be customized and web links may optionally open in a new tab within ASE. 
  • Premium Editing Features - ASE includes Keyword Coloring, Split-screen editing, Bookmarks and more
  • Error Lookup - Provides a quick and easy way to look up error codes
  • Print Preview - Preview your script before you print with optional zoom levels and then print your script with full keyword highlighting
  • Output Redirection - Redirect the output of your script to the tabbed ASE output window which you may then save, print or delete as desired
  • Save as HTML/RTF - Save your script as a web page or as a rich text document to document or share your script while maintaining the colors of your script as displayed in ASE
  • Script Change Indicators - Optionally identify what lines in your script have been modified since it was last saved, and for the current session with subtle yellow and orange markings at the margin
  • Script Settings - Remember script settings by optionally having the information inserted within a collapsed region at the top of your script (no need for external project files to manage)
  • ScriptPackager - Wrap your script and any support files in an encrypted executable which may optionally be configured to run using alternate security credentials so that users may run your scripts where they may otherwise fail.
  • DB Wizard - Point and click creation of complex database code. Just select database, a table and check the fields you wish to query, update or add.
  • Logon Script Builder - Lets you create drag and drop scripts that produce script code right in ASE for your review and edit
  • Integrated Debugger - Integrated right within the ASE scripting environment you can view locals, script output and the call stack. You may even watch desired variable values during script execution.
  • Script Signing - You can specify local execution policies and manage certificates, even create certificates, right from within ASE. Use the default certificate or any other available certificate on your system with just a click. 
  • ScriptForm Designer - make your scripting language a development language with this exclusive tool to creating complex GUI forms with ease
  • ADSI Wizard - Create code for the retrieval and updating of Active Directory (AD) objects by browsing your AD structure and choosing the objects with which you want to work.
  • XML Wizard - Generate code for retrieving data from XML files using a simple tree view where you may simply select the data you wish to retrieve
  • ScriptDeploy - Distribution console allows for the remote deployment of scripts and other command line actions with no client agent required, targeting either users or computers with real-time success and failure rates
  • Advanced Query Builder - Create complex queries involving multiple tables, views, and conditions using joins, unions and other complex data structures graphically (built in data tab even lets you preview results within the tool)



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