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IKAMI

Editing text and strings in txt files

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IKAMI

Hi everyone,

i'm a total newbie to AutoIt but i want to learn how to use it starting from my first issues.

I want to write an AutoIt script to edit txt files (precisely ini files) in order to perform easier configurations within Rainmeter's config files.

Example:

My ini file contains these strings:

[Rainmeter]
Author=myself

[Variables]
Variable1=hello
Variable2=34

My objective is to change by the script (using a GUI) Variable1 and Variable2 values (for example to replace the "hello" string with a "goodbye" string and to replace the "34" value to "70" value).

I want the script to monitor variables' values in a box with the possibility to change values from the same box in a window (by using a simple GUI) and automatically save changes to the ini file when you close the GUI.

I read something about creating GUIs in the reference guide but i have no idea about how to edit a specified text at a specified position within the file.

Could somebody help me to understand and to use the correct method?

Thanks and sorry for my (maybe) bad english.

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somdcomputerguy

The IniRead, IniWrite, and IniDelete functions would be of much use in this situation.


- Bruce /*somdcomputerguy */  If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

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