Script Language Components

The STN Express Script Language is a miniature computer programming language. As such, it has many of the same components as other programming languages. The components of the Script Language include:




Temporary storage places for data, or places to store data that can change

Character Strings and Numbers

Constant, literal text and numeric data

File Names

Names of transcript or data files on your PC


Identifiers for statements


Instructions to STN Express that perform an action. For example, the SEND statement instructs STN Express to send a string of characters to an online host or communications device.

Operators and Conditions

Elements that manipulate and compare pieces of data.

Syntax Requirements

Rules for organizing scripts and typing statements.


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