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[SOLVED] FileSetAttrib - Variable & Macro


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Hi guys, i have a question.

Why this work:

FileSetAttrib("C:\Documents and Settings\Windows Xp\Desktop\Test", "+SH",1)

And this not?

$Folder="test"
FileSetAttrib('"' & @WorkingDir & "\" & $Folder & '"', "+SH",1)

Is a limitation or my error?

Thanks for support

Edited by johnmcloud

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Posted (edited)

The only reason that wouldn't work is if @WorkingDir isn't the directory you think it is.

Uh? Is the same directory, i have create a "Test" folder. Take a look:

$NewFolder="Test"
MsgBox(0,0,'"' & @WorkingDir & "" & $NewFolder & '"')

The result is the same dir of the script with full path, so is the same.

Edited by johnmcloud

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johnmcloud,

You have superfluous quotes in your "file pattern" parameter - try this:

FileSetAttrib(@WorkingDir & "" & $Folder, "+SH",1)

You do not need quotes around variables, only strings. You need additonal quotes around path strings when you pass them to the DOS console using Run(@ComSpec & " /c "....) and they contain spaces - but not with the AutoIt native commands. :)

M23

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johnmcloud,

You have superfluous quotes in your "file pattern" parameter - try this:

FileSetAttrib(@WorkingDir & "" & $Folder, "+SH",1)

You do not need quotes around variables, only strings. You need additonal quotes around path strings when you pass them to the DOS console using Run(@ComSpec & " /c "....) and they contain spaces - but not with the AutoIt native commands. :)

M23

You have right, i have made the " " becouse i have try without it and not work. The problem was in my script i need to add a Sleep(500) between DirCreate and FileSetAttrib, withuot it i don't know why don't work on my system, maybe becouse the folder has a long name.

Thanks all

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johnmcloud,

in my script i need to add a Sleep(500) between DirCreate and FileSetAttrib

You have to give the system time to recognize the new folder. :)

M23

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