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Tsukihime

Save file: Prompting override

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Option 16 allows me to prompt user to override if existing file exists, but that seems to occur only when the user types in the exact filename.

Suppose I have a file called test.txt. My code automatically appends ".txt" to the user's string if he didn't type it in, and it will override the existing test.txt if the user types in "test".

How can I deal with this?

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Tsukihime,

That behaviour comes from Windows, not from AutoIt. :huh2:

If it is that important, why not forget about setting the overwrite option and do your own FileExists test once you have checked for, and perhaps added, the extension? That way you can control the overwrite yourself. ;)

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Oh.

Now that I think about it, an overwrite dialog is just a normal msgbox with an appropriate text message.

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