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Getting first letter of text

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I have notepad with random text in it (1line).

I need to get first letter from first word and make it to variable.

How to do it?

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Daywap,

What have you tried that did not work? :oops:

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
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, edit and colour 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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I have no idea from where to start. I searched for like 2 hours with no luck.

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Hint: Try the AutoIt Window Info tool to geht the control ID of the text area and then use ControlGetText.


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Word - Wiki
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This function, StringSplit, can be used also.

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StringLeft could be interesting here.

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As AlmarM suggested, use as:

$FILECONTENTS = FileRead("yourTextfile.txt")
Global $VARIABLE = StringLeft($FILECONTENTS, 1)

Hope I can be of some help.


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My Current OS: Win8 PRO (64-bit); Current AutoIt Version: v3.3.8.1

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