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[SOLVED] FileSetAttrib - Variable & Macro


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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi guys, i have a question.

Why this work:

FileSetAttrib("C:\Documents and Settings\Windows Xp\Desktop\Test", "+SH",1)

And this not?

$Folder="test"
FileSetAttrib('"' & @WorkingDir & "\" & $Folder & '"', "+SH",1)

Is a limitation or my error?

Thanks for support

Edited by johnmcloud

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

The only reason that wouldn't work is if @WorkingDir isn't the directory you think it is.

Uh? Is the same directory, i have create a "Test" folder. Take a look:

$NewFolder="Test"
MsgBox(0,0,'"' & @WorkingDir & "" & $NewFolder & '"')

The result is the same dir of the script with full path, so is the same.

Edited by johnmcloud

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#3 ·  Posted

johnmcloud,

You have superfluous quotes in your "file pattern" parameter - try this:

FileSetAttrib(@WorkingDir & "" & $Folder, "+SH",1)

You do not need quotes around variables, only strings. You need additonal quotes around path strings when you pass them to the DOS console using Run(@ComSpec & " /c "....) and they contain spaces - but not with the AutoIt native commands. :)

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert - Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox ------------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender ----------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame -------------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx -------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort and edit ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ---------------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines --------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify -------------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars -------------- Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize -------------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

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#4 ·  Posted

johnmcloud,

You have superfluous quotes in your "file pattern" parameter - try this:

FileSetAttrib(@WorkingDir & "" & $Folder, "+SH",1)

You do not need quotes around variables, only strings. You need additonal quotes around path strings when you pass them to the DOS console using Run(@ComSpec & " /c "....) and they contain spaces - but not with the AutoIt native commands. :)

M23

You have right, i have made the " " becouse i have try without it and not work. The problem was in my script i need to add a Sleep(500) between DirCreate and FileSetAttrib, withuot it i don't know why don't work on my system, maybe becouse the folder has a long name.

Thanks all

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#5 ·  Posted

johnmcloud,

in my script i need to add a Sleep(500) between DirCreate and FileSetAttrib

You have to give the system time to recognize the new folder. :)

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert - Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox ------------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender ----------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame -------------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx -------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort and edit ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ---------------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines --------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify -------------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars -------------- Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize -------------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

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