As you know, VisualNEO Win requires an Action’s parameters to be surrounded by “quotes” and variables to be placed inside [brackets]. This makes it easy to write and understand VisualNEO Win Actions, but impossible to display one of those characters as part of a AlertBox message or write them to a data file. You can overcome this limitation using a special variable that lets you specify characters using their ASCII codes. For example, the quote character is ASCII #34, which you would specify in VisualNEO Win as [#34]. The # symbol tells VisualNEO Win that this variable represents an ASCII character. Using this feature within an Action command would look like this:

AlertBox "Hello" "Look [#34]quotes.[#34]"

Other special characters and their ASCII values include:









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