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Setting Scripting Options

Browser and Server scripts are created in the Script Editor embedded in Siebel Tools. For more information on the Script Editor, see Siebel Script Editors. You can set various options for working in Script Editor, including setting a default scripting language, specifying a location for compiling browser scripts, and defining options for debugging.

To set scripting options

  1. Choose View > Options.

    The Development Tools Options dialog box appears.

  2. Click the Scripting tab.
  3. Use the information in the following table to define your options.



    Used to select the font name for display of scripts.


    Used to select the font size for display of scripts.

    Script Assist

    Enable Method Listing

    Enables Script Assist to display a drop-down of all methods and properties available for a declared object.

    Tab width

    Defines the number of spaces for a tab character. The default is four spaces.

    Enable Auto Complete

    When checked, will auto complete a given term when the minimal number of unique characters have been entered.
    Additionally, this setting will auto complete method or property names, presenting a drop-down list for strings that are not unique.

    Auto Indent

    When checked, each succeeding line is indented to the position set by the current line.

    Engine Settings

    Available if you have the ST eScript Engine enabled. For more information on these settings, see Setting the ST eScript Engine Warnings Preference.


    Default language for new scripts

    A drop-down list allows you to choose the scripting language, either, eScript, or Visual Basic.

    Browser script compilation folder

    Specify the folder where your scripts will reside.


    Adjust breakpoint to next valid line

    When breakpoints are deleted on invalid lines, this option creates a breakpoint at the next valid line.

    Make debugger window active when debugging

    The Siebel Debugger window appears whenever you are in debug mode.

    Always enter the debugger when an error occurs

    The Siebel Debugger window appears whenever a script error occurs.

  4. Click OK.
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