As you know, VisualNEO for Windows 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 for Windows 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 for Windows as [#34]. The # symbol tells VisualNEO for Windows 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:


"

[#34]

[

[#91]

]

[#93]

|

[#124]

Carriage Return

[#13]

Line Feed

[#10]

Tab

[#9]