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I tried to post this the other day, but forum would not allow me to post - hosting issues i assume.

But my question is still in my mind, just not the link. So i see a few post here and there that the script must be compiled before it can be used. My question is why? Better question would be an example (short and to the point) of a script that needs to be compiled first before it can be used. I am just trying to see why or how a script would need to be compiled first - thanks


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if 1 = 1 then Run(@ScriptFullPath)

so, in scite i pressed F5 and this ran without errors. maybe a little more than short lol.


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if 1 = 1 then Run(@ScriptFullPath)

so, in scite i pressed F5 and this ran without errors. maybe a little more than short lol.

Sure, now what happened and what should happen with this script?

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I assume (you know what that means) that it should just run the path, but since it does not contain an EXE then i guess nothing would happen.


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Jos,

The script will recurse itself? (if not, what are you driving at?)

I've wondered the same thing when I see that comment.

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Correct so this simple example will only work properly when the string in @FullScriptPath represents am executable thus it needs to be a compiled script or else it will contain script.au3.

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Jos, et al,

I see it Now, never mind my idiotic question...

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What should happen, if it's not compiled, is probably nothing. If it's compiled, it will just keep opening itself, close and then open itself again etc. etc.


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so - i am really glad that i did not compile the said script lol

I think i understand


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"Sometimes you have to go back to where you started, to get to where you want to go." 

"Everybody catches up with everyone, eventually" 

"As you teach others, you are really teaching yourself."

From my dad

"Do not worry about yesterday, as the only thing that you can control is tomorrow."

 

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Another one would be my It's using a Run() command to DeElevate and additionally a Windows Standard RegKey pointing to the exe if you chose "autoelevate". If you would start the script from SciTE4 it would write the scripts location to the Reg (.au3), but start autoit.exe to run, so the process would not match the RegKey and Windows would not autoelevate it.

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