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Hey guys I need some help I have been searching for a command that will read the last line that was written.

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How large is the file (how many lines)?


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#Include <File.au3>

$file = "c:\boot.ini"
$last = _FileCountLines ($file)
$txt = filereadline ($file , $last)
msgbox (0, '' , $txt)


,-. .--. ________ .-. .-. ,---. ,-. .-. .-. .-.
|(| / /\ \ |\ /| |__ __||| | | || .-' | |/ / \ \_/ )/
(_) / /__\ \ |(\ / | )| | | `-' | | `-. | | / __ \ (_)
| | | __ | (_)\/ | (_) | | .-. | | .-' | | \ |__| ) (
| | | | |)| | \ / | | | | | |)| | `--. | |) \ | |
`-' |_| (_) | |\/| | `-' /( (_)/( __.' |((_)-' /(_|
'-' '-' (__) (__) (_) (__)

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Couldn't you do this with a simple FileReadLine?

FileReadLine ( "file",  -1 ) ; -1 gives you the last line in the file.

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It has unknown number of lines. I think JLogan3o13 should work. Thanks.

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Both the examples will work.


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Is there a way to read from a closed file ??? Because I will need it do do this a lot.

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So I have a file on the desktop that I need to get the last line and if it is possible without opening the file.

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#10 ·  Posted (edited)

FileRead() can have a Handle or FileName >> But this still Opens and Closes the File, you just don't have to use FileOpen()/FileClose() but I would recommend using these to be honest :) And when I say Open its all done in Memory so a huge notepad won't pop up on your Desktop ;)

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