Table 1


Proposed VBScript 2 features.

CATEGORY FEATURES
Array handling Array*, Dim, ReDim, IsArray, Erase, Lbound, Ubound
Assignments =, Set
Comments REM or the comment character '
Constants Const*, Dim, ReDim, ByRef*, ByVal, Call, Function,
(procedures & variables) Sub, Private*, Public*
, Intrinsic constants*
Control flow Do...Loop, ForNext, For EachNext*, IfThenElse, Select Case (restricted functionality), WhileWend
Conversions Cbool, Cbyte, CCur*, Cdate, CDbl, CInt, CLng, CSng, CStr
Dates/Times Date, Time, DateAdd*, DateDiff**, DatePart*, DateSerial, TimeSerial, DateValue, TimeValue, Day, Month, Year, Hour, Minute, Second, Now, Timer, Weekday
Formatting strings FormatNumber**, FormatCurrency**, FormatPercent**, FormatDateTime**, Hex, MonthName**, Oct, WeekdayName**, Error Handling, On Error Resume Next, Err object
Input/Output InputBox, LoadPicture*, MsgBox
Literals & type character*, Empty, Nothing, Null, True, False
Math Atn, Cos, Exp, Sin, Tan, Log, Sqr, Randomize, Rnd
Objects CreateObject*, Dictionary**, GetObject*, FileSystemObject**, TextStream**
Operators Addition (+), Subtraction (­p;), Exponentiation (^), Modulus arithmetic (Mod), Multiplication (*), Division (/), Integer Division (\), Negation (­p;), String concatenation (&), Equality (=), Inequality (<>), Less Than (<), Less Than or Equal To (<=), Greater Than (>), Greater Than or Equal To (>=), Is, And, Or, Xor, Eqv, Imp
Options Explicit
Rounding Abs, Fix, Int, Round**, Sgn
Script-engine identification ScriptEngine**, ScriptEngineBuildVersion**, ScriptEngineMajorVersion**,
ScriptEngineMinorVersion**
Strings Asc, AscB, AscW, Chr, ChrB, ChrW, Filter**, Instr, InStrB, InstrRev**, Join**, Len, LenB, Lcase, Ucase, Left, LeftB, Mid, MidB, Replace**, Right, RightB, Space, Split**, StrComp, String, StrReverse**, Ltrim, Rtrim, Trim
Variants IsArray, IsDate, IsEmpty, IsNull, IsNumeric, IsObject, TypeName*, VarType
*New to VBScript 2

**Not included in any current version of Visual Basic.