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Support for JavaScript or VBScript

EmEditor uses JavaScript or VBScript for its macro language, so those who are familiar with HTML or Windows scripting will be able to write macros with little difficulty. For those unfamiliar with scripting languages, EmEditor can record keystrokes, which can then be saved in a macro file that can easily be loaded in different situations. With the use of JavaScript or VBScript, you can also troubleshoot your code easily. For example, in JavaScript, you can use the following statement to troubleshoot errors:

try { ... } catch(e) { ... }

When an error occurs, such as a file opening failure, the try-catch statement allows the script to continue executing, instead of forcing it to terminate.

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