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Hi there,

I was wondering how to get the number of lines in a text file because I need to read the last line and replace some of the chars with some others...

So, how to get the number of lines in a txt file opened with FileOpen()?

Thanks in advance,


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Have you searched in the Help file for "count file lines"? :mellow:

Obviously not, or you would have found this:

_FileCountLines - Returns the number of lines in the specified file.


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Since it's the last line you want it's even easier than that

$sFile = "somefile.txt"
$sVar = FileReadLine($sFile, -1)
MsgBox(0, "Result", $sVar)
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