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Fileread() missing text...

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I have fileread that reads log of another application that i use. Sometimes it will just miss reading text even the text is there, it just returns blank...

And this only happens if i use timers in the script. I tried to make timers send flag to gui dummy to avoid blocking but no help...

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

Hello Zedna,

I would post script but its thousands line of code. If you want me to post specific part just say what.

The thing here that i dont understand is that it doesnt happen if i read log inside adlibregister function, but it does happen if i read it through dummy invoked by timer_set_timer and i cant use adlibregister for another reason.

I am now trying with different fileopen() flags but its like a lottery, i have no clue what those bom things mean nor how could they help in this case?

Edited by Aktonius

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Aktonius,

Try and code a short reproducer script with both Adlib and Timer_Set_Timer functions that work/fail for you so we can take a closer look. As it is we cannot really offer any sensible advice. ;)

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aktonius,

fileopen() has no "sharing" flags. Perhaps zedna meant to point you at _winapi_filecreate() which does have a sharing parameter. This function is in the UDF WinAPIEx.UDF. Another function that you may find useful is _winapi_fileinuse() to serialize access. This may be related to your problem.

Good Luck,

kylomas


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Are you testing @error after FileRead?


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aktonius,

fileopen() has no "sharing" flags. Perhaps zedna meant to point you at _winapi_filecreate() which does have a sharing parameter. This function is in the UDF WinAPIEx.UDF. Another function that you may find useful is _winapi_fileinuse() to serialize access. This may be related to your problem.

Good Luck,

kylomas

I think you meant _WinAPI_CreateFile (in WinAPI.au3) and WinAPI_CreateFileEx (which is in WinAPIEx.au3).

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@guiness,

Yes, of course, finger dyslexia...

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#9 ·  Posted (edited)

awesome advices guys, i just love this community

will get back to you after some more testing

edit: if anyone is aware of some more fileread alternatives, pls do let me know

Edited by Aktonius

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