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I have a gui which consists of a FileOpenDialog. The problem arises when I have selected the file, then is my ini file stored the same place as the file I have selected when i click Save.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
 
 
GUICreate("TEST")
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
 
;;;;; INPUT ;;;;;
 
$path_input=GUICtrlCreateInput("",10,3,200,20)
 
;;;;; BUTTONS ;;;;
 
$browse_button=GUICtrlCreateButton ("...",210,0)
$Ok = GUICtrlCreateButton("Save", 16, 232, 105, 25, 0)
 
;;;;;; Run the GUI ;;;;;;
 
While 1
        $msg = GUIGetMsg()
        If $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then ExitLoop
 
;;;;;; INI :::::::
 
If $msg = $Ok Then
IniWrite("config.ini", "section", "TEST", GUICtrlRead($path_input))
$file = FileOpen("config.ini", 0)
FileClose($file)
EndIf
 
;;;;;; Browse Folder ;;;;;;;
 
If  $msg = $browse_button Then
        $browse = FileOpenDialog("Open","C:\","(*.jpg;*.bmp)",1)
        $path_input=GUICtrlCreateInput($browse,10,3,200,20)
EndIf
 
;;;;;; End Browse Folder ;;;;;;;
 
WEnd
GUIDelete()

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That's normal, in the help file for FileOpenDialog there is this information:

@WorkingDir is changed on successful return.

Which means that the default working directory will be changed to where ever the file was opened from. Use @Scriptdir & "\config.ini" instead of just "config.ini" to get around this so that the script knows where you want the file to be saved explicitly.

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

And use FileChangeDir() to change back to @ScriptDir. Oh, I learnt the hard way by not reading the remark in FileOpenDialog(), 30 mins of debugging and it was staring me right in the face.

Edited by guinness

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Thanks :-)

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