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I wrote a bit of Autoit code that checks for the existance of a number of applications. In an attempt to clean up my code, I want to find a way to make all my return values (1 or 0) result in either "Installed" or "Not Installed".


$FLS = FileExists("C:\File.ocx")

$FLS = "Installed"

If @error Or $FLS = 0 then $FLS = "Not Installed"

Is there a way to automatically result the success/failue into "Installed"/"Not Installed"?



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FileExists already returns 1 for success and 0 for failure.

Func _IsFileInstalled($file)
    If FileExists($file) Then
        Return "Installed"
        Return "Not Installed"

Or Simply

Func _FileExists($file)
    Return FileExists($file)

edit: Also, you are reassigning the $FLS var right after the FileExists func...so it will never be a 1 or 0 before the If @error statement.

Edited by spudw2k

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Write a little function:

$FLS = _Install_Check("File_Name")

Func _Install_Check($sFile)
    If FileExists($sFile) Then Return "Installed"
    Return "Not Installed"

ConsoleWrite($FLS & @CRLF)


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Global $sArray[2] = ["Not Installed","Installed"]
$FLS = $sArray[FileExists("C:\File.ocx")]

Fileexists returns 0 or 1. This is taken as the index to the array and returns the text.

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