Article ID: 259306
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When function names, variable names, and Component Object Model (COM) object names use extended characters, you may receive the following error message from the script parser:
An example of an extended character is the French "acute e." This problem occurs in Microsoft Visual Basic, Scripting Edition (VBScript) and in Microsoft JScript.
To work around this problem, use square brackets around the function name in VBScript. The following is an example:
The workaround complies with the European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA) script specification 262. Script specification 262 defines a specific set of characters that you can use.
For additional information about VBScript and JScript, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web sites:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms950396.aspxMicrosoft JScript features - non-ECMA
Article ID: 259306 - Last Review: May 22, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
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