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Concatenate problem with Array variable

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This may be the easiest question for any of you but for some reason I cannot figure out a way to make this work.

I have two arrays grabbing file names from two different folders, once I am finished with the files I want to compare the two arrays and if each item in the array is the same, then I want those two files to be deleted from their respective folders from which the array was based off of. My arrays work fine, they both pull in the file names with no problem, and I can compare them. The problem is, the data is only the file name and not the full path location. So I figured I would just use the FileDelete() function to take care of this and concatenate the array variable string at the end and it would then have the full path to delete the file. Well the concatenation is not working. Is it even possible to do a concatenation here? Here is an example...

Global $SourceLocationArray[2]

Global $SecondaryArray[2]

$SecondaryArray[0] = "11807_1.PDF"

$SourceLocationArray[0] = "11807_1.PDF"

$c = 0

If $SecondaryArray[$c] = $SourceLocationArray[$c] Then

FileDelete("C:\SendTo\" + $SecondaryArray[$c]) ;<====== I want to concatenate this variable sting to the path

EndIf

If I replace the FileDelete() to this, FileDelete($SecondaryArray[$c]) and have the file in the same location as the script, then it works fine and deletes the file. But the script will not be ran from this location. This test just proved that I can pass a string variable array to the FileDelete() function.

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prgwkp,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

Use "&" to concatenate strings - "+" is only for adding numbers. ;)

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Awesome, I changed it to "&" and now it works perfect! Thank you for your quick response and help!

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