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AutoIt not closing Filehandle

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Hey Community :(

Anyhow, my Scripts are not closing "Connections" to Files.

If I write something like this:

While 1
$File = @DesktopDir & "\test.txt"

     FileReadLine($File, 1)



I cannot change the File, because it is used by this Process (Tested with Unlocker).

What i´ve done wrong?

I only want an Script, wich reads in an File every 20 Seconds, without accessing it the whole time...

Edited by illumino

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Global $h_handle, $File
$File = @DesktopDir & "\test.txt"
While 1\
   $h_handle = FileOpen($File)
   If $h_handle = -1 Then ExitLoop

     FileReadLine($h_handle, 1)




Noticed I didn't have it reading the handle

Edited by SmOke_N

Common sense plays a role in the basics of understanding AutoIt... If you're lacking in that, do us all a favor, and step away from the computer.

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Use the file handle to close the file, not the file name: :(

$File = @ScriptDir & "\fred1.au3"
$hFile = FileOpen($File)
FileReadLine($hFile, 1) ; or FileReadLine($File, 1) if you prefer



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GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
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Oh, now i understand ^^

Working perfectly now.

Thanks :(

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