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Is there a way?

Such as:

Do _Func Until 'Expression'

For $file in $asFiles _Func Next

etc.


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mechaflash213,

No. Why? ;)

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Building a bit of a large application... wanting to clean up the look of the director code a bit so instead of having 3 lines I'd have 1 line for a loop calling a function.

It's like how PHP uses the ; character to specify EOL for a command, I was hoping something that could be used for that kind of functionality.


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“Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to Old Spice, he could smell like he’s me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like Old Spice and not a lady. I’m on a horse.”

 

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Building a bit of a large application... wanting to clean up the look of the director code a bit so instead of having 3 lines I'd have 1 line for a loop calling a function.

It's like how PHP uses the ; character to specify EOL for a command, I was hoping something that could be used for that kind of functionality.

I agree that would be useful. I don't think AutoIT is capable of handling more than 1 statement/command on a single line.

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AutoIt can not handle more than one statement per line, because there's no line/statement end indicator it's harder to tell where you want the statement to end. Besides, troubleshooting code all written on one line would be a major pain in the butt.

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Building a bit of a large application... wanting to clean up the look of the director code a bit so instead of having 3 lines I'd have 1 line for a loop calling a function.

It's like how PHP uses the ; character to specify EOL for a command, I was hoping something that could be used for that kind of functionality.

I tried mentioning that somewhere, but I was too high and I don't think anyone could understand what I was trying to say, but you hit the head on the nail there.

It would be cool to be able to write scripts in PHP style, but what would really be the functionality for such a thing in autoit? Other than making things more complicated.


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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

Create your own preprocessor and replace a colon which is not part of a string with a linefeed. Now you have multiple statements per line.

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#9 ·  Posted (edited)

AutoIt can not handle more than one statement per line, because there's no line/statement end indicator it's harder to tell where you want the statement to end. Besides, troubleshooting code all written on one line would be a major pain in the butt.

I can totally understand that. However, for my use, I'm wanting to perform a loop over a function, and I find using up 3 lines just to do this is a waste of vertical eye space 0.o. Since I'm 1/2 Korean and have slanted eyes... I see things better horizontally and not veritcally =(

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“Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to Old Spice, he could smell like he’s me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like Old Spice and not a lady. I’m on a horse.”

 

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mechaflash213,

You could use the [+] in the left margin of SciTE to collapse the loop.

#region/#endregion allow you to collapse still further - at the moment I have a 4500+ line script reduced to 17 lines using nested regions but easily expandable into larger sections when required. ;)

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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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mechaflash213,

You could use the [+] in the left margin of SciTE to collapse the loop.

#region/#endregion allow you to collapse still further - at the moment I have a 4500+ line script reduced to 17 lines using nested regions but easily expandable into larger sections when required. ;)

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Hows about on printout?

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Create your own preprocessor and replace a colon which is not part of a string with a linefeed. Now you have multiple statements per line.

What should I start looking into to create the preprocessor? I haz no clue.


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What should I start looking into to create the preprocessor? I haz no clue.

Did you do a forum search? A quick search of preprocess turned up a number of threads for me.


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Hows about on printout?

Where are your green credentials? ;):)

I have not printed out any code for years now - and if your AutoIt code is so complex that you cannot follow it on-screen (with only the relevant parts expanded) then it might well benefit from being rewritten*. :)

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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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Where are your green credentials? ;):)

I have not printed out any code for years now - and if your AutoIt code is so complex that you cannot follow it on-screen (with only the relevant parts expanded) then it might well benefit from being rewritten*. :)

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* Personal opinion, of course! ;)

Hehe I never view code on printed paper... but someone who is old and is my boss does. She's an old programmer and she hates computers... that should tell you something =/


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Ah, this is easy.

_LoopMyFunc(5) ; Example of Do _MyFunc Until $iCount = 5

Func _LoopMyFunc($iLoops)
    $iCount = 0
    Do
        _MyFunc($iCount)
    Until $iCount = $iLoops
EndFunc

Func _MyFunc(ByRef $iCount)
    $iCount += 1
EndFunc

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She's an old programmer and she hates computers... that should tell you something =/

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Ah, this is easy.

_LoopMyFunc(5) ; Example of Do _MyFunc Until $iCount = 5 Func _LoopMyFunc($iLoops) $iCount = 0 Do _MyFunc($iCount) Until $iCount = $iLoops EndFunc Func _MyFunc(ByRef $iCount) $iCount += 1 EndFunc
lol ;)

_LoopMyFunc("_WhateverFunc", 6)
Func _LoopMyFunc($sFunc, $iLoops)
For $i = 1 To $iLoops
  Call($sFunc)
Next
EndFunc   ;==>_LoopMyFunc

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i can,t get you friends. Can you please tell me about what you are talking? let me try to put a shot on it. what do you say? reply me.

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i can,t get you friends. Can you please tell me about what you are talking? let me try to put a shot on it. what do you say? reply me.

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