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Read a file (not .txt)

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Hello,

I'm trying to read the content of a non-txt file (.exe or .rar or .zip or ...).

FileOpen with option 16 Force binary mode doesn't work.

$File_Handle = FileOpen($Filename_Path, 0+16)
$File_Content = FileRead($File_Handle)
FileClose($File_Handle)
MsgBox(0, "", $File_Handle)

Can someone help me please?

Edited by FSoft

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Once again for everyone asking for help on this forum: "Doesn't work" isn't a valid description for a problem!

You do no error checking in your script. So you can't be sure that FileOpen or Fileread worked properly. Check the return value and @error after each function and let us know aht you get.


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FileOpen returns -1.

MsgBox is empty.

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Sounds like it's not finding the file to open, or can't open it if it does find it.


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Call function FileExist and check the return value before doing FileOpen. So you can make sure that any error FileOpen returns is caused by problems reading the file.


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OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
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PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

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Thank you guys.

I'm an idiot. I was trying with the file abc.zip but in the script I've written $Filename_Path = "abc.rar" ;)

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