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Altova MapForce 2020 Enterprise Edition

The JScript listing below shows how to open documents, set a document as the active document, iterate through the open documents, and close documents.


// Initialize application's COM object. This will start a new instance of the application and
// return its main COM object. Depending on COM settings, a the main COM object of an already
// running application might be returned.
try {   objMapForce = WScript.GetObject("", "MapForce.Application");   }
catch(err) {}
if( typeof( objMapForce ) == "undefined" )
  try   {   objMapForce = WScript.GetObject("", "MapForce_x64.Application")   }
     WScript.Echo( "Can't access or create MapForce.Application" );
// if newly started, the application will start without its UI visible. Set it to visible.
objMapForce.Visible = true;
// **************************** code snippet for "Simple Document Access" ***********************
// Locate examples via USERPROFILE shell variable. The path needs to be adapted to major release versions.
objWshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell");
majorVersionYear = objMapForce.MajorVersion + 1998
strExampleFolder = objWshShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%USERPROFILE%") + "\\Documents\\Altova\\MapForce" + majorVersionYear + "\\MapForceExamples\\";
objMapForce.Documents.OpenDocument(strExampleFolder + "CompletePO.mfd");
objMapForce.Documents.OpenDocument(strExampleFolder + "Altova_Hierarchical_DB.mfd");
// **************************** code snippet for "Simple Document Access" ***********************
// **************************** code snippet for "Iteration" ************************************
// go through all open documents using a JScript Enumerator
for (var iterDocs = new Enumerator(objMapForce.Documents); !iterDocs.atEnd(); iterDocs.moveNext())
  objName = iterDocs.item().Name;
  WScript.Echo("Document name: " + objName);
// go through all open documents using index-based access to the document collection
for (i = objMapForce.Documents.Count; i > 0; i--)
// **************************** code snippet for "Iteration" ************************************
//objMapForce.Visible = false;      // will shutdown application if it has no more COM connections
objMapForce.Visible = true;   // will keep application running with UI visible


The code listed above is available as a sample file (see JScript Examples). To run the script, start it from a command prompt window or from Windows Explorer.

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