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Copy names that appear in a text file, then paste?

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Hey again. This is a diffuculy script for me, but I think I've got it planned out. Does anyone know how I could do this? I have a list of people in the following format (line by line):

--Contents of names.txt--

Joe Smith

Kelly Hallahan

Bob Joe

Zack Baker

Shane Yolanza

--End Contents of names.txt

Theory: Is there any way for autoit to select a name on a line, copy it, then paste it? Then after waiting 2 minutes, it copies and pastes the second name. Until It's finished

Concept: I want to open a document, then press CtrlF (the find box), then have autoit paste a name into it. Then the document searches and finds all the names. Each time it finds a name, It will press (Control, Shift, F8)[This indexes the name], then it will keep searching until the end (I dont think there's a way to press the key combo each time it finds a name, but maybe I can have autoit send the combo every twenty seconds (that should be enough time for the document to find the name), and it will press it 6 times, then go on to the next name. That way all the names in the list will be found an indexed.

Purpose: To index the names in a txt file (Find the name, then press a combo to index)

I know this may sound difficult, but I've overcome many struggles in the past (code wise), and I think I can do this. This is just more complicated and I need a little help. Heh..

Thx! Please respond asap!

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Hey again. This is a diffuculy script for me, but I think I've got it planned out. Does anyone know how I could do this? I have a list of people in the following format (line by line):

--Contents of names.txt--

Joe Smith

Kelly Hallahan

Bob Joe

Zack Baker

Shane Yolanza

--End Contents of names.txt

Theory: Is there any way for autoit to select a name on a line, copy it, then paste it? Then after waiting 2 minutes, it copies and pastes the second name. Until It's finished

Concept: I want to open a document, then press CtrlF (the find box), then have autoit paste a name into it. Then the document searches and finds all the names. Each time it finds a name, It will press (Control, Shift, F8)[This indexes the name], then it will keep searching until the end (I dont think there's a way to press the key combo each time it finds a name, but maybe I can have autoit send the combo every twenty seconds (that should be enough time for the document to find the name), and it will press it 6 times, then go on to the next name. That way all the names in the list will be found an indexed.

Purpose: To index the names in a txt file (Find the name, then press a combo to index)

Open the helpfile: search for Fileread / Send() / Timer /

sending ctrl shift f8 is something like this: send("+^{F8}" )

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