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hi all,

i am very new to autoit.

i created a small gui that show some system info.

how would i create a button that will save system info to a txt file and a button that will print the system info:

here is what i have so far:


#include <GUIConstants.au3>


Func info()

Local $hGUI, $hLABEL, $Button_1, $Button_2, $var, $MyDocsFolder

$hGUI = GUICreate("System Information")

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("* Operating System",10,20)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("System Information",150,0)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Type:",10,40)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel(@OSType,100,40)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Version:",10,60)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel(@OSVersion,100,60)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Architecture:",10,80)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel(@OSArch,100,80)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Service Pack:",10,100)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel(@OSServicePack,100,100)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("* Computer System",10,130)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Computer Name:",10,150)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel(@ComputerName,100,150)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("IP Address:",10,170)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel(@IPAddress1,100,170)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("* Logged On User",10,200)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("User Name:",10,220)

$hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel(@UserName,100,220)

$Button_1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Print",300,370)

$Button_2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Save",340,370)


While 1

$msg = GUIGetMsg()


Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE


Case $msg = $Button_1

Case $msg = $Button_2

FileSaveDialog("Save",$MyDocsFolder, "Text file (*.txt)", 2)




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Look in the help file to see examples for FileWriteLine and _FilePrint. They'll show you how to do what you want for starters.

Edited by wyzzard

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Here's one way of doing it, it's not the cleanest display, but that can be tweaked how you'd want it to look. You had all the labels reusing the same variable name for the control ID, so I turned it all into one label using one control ID instead. To print the text file, or the label's contents, you can search the forum how to do that.

#include <GUIConstants.au3>
Func info()
     Local $hGUI, $hLABEL, $Button_1, $Button_2, $var, $MyDocsFolder
     $hGUI = GUICreate("System Information")
     $hLABEL = GUICtrlCreateLabel("* Operating System" & @CRLF & _
               "System Information" & @CRLF & "Type:" & @OSType & @CRLF & _
               "Version:" & @OSVersion & @CRLF & "Architecture:" & @OSArch & @CRLF & _
               "Service Pack:" & @OSServicePack & @CRLF & @CRLF & "* Computer System" & @CRLF & @CRLF & _
               "Computer Name:" & @ComputerName & @CRLF & "IP Address:" & @IPAddress1 & @CRLF & _
               "* Logged On User" & @CRLF & "User Name:" & @UserName, 10, 10, 200, 300)
     $Button_1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Print", 300, 370)
     $Button_2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Save", 340, 370)
     While 1
          $msg = GUIGetMsg()
               Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
               Case $msg = $Button_1
               Case $msg = $Button_2
                    Local $File = FileSaveDialog("Save", $MyDocsFolder, "Text file (*.txt)", 2)
                    Local $hFile = FileOpen($File, 2)
                    FileWrite($hFile, GUICtrlRead($hLABEL))
EndFunc   ;==>info

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(...)To print the text file, or the label's contents, you can search the forum how to do that.

Or use this snippet:

; #FUNCTION# ====================================================================================================================
; Name ..........: _PrintFileOrText
; Description ...: Simple support printing files or texts!
; Syntax ........: _PrintFileOrText($vValue[, $fWaiting = True])
; Parameters ....: $vValue            - File name or texto!
;                 $fWaiting         - [optional] If True, wait to impression. Default is True.
; Return values .: None
; Author ........: JScript
; Modified ......:
; Remarks .......:
; Related .......:
; Link ..........:
; Example .......: No
; ===============================================================================================================================
Func _PrintFileOrText($vValue, $fWaiting = True)
    Local $sFileName, $iRandom = 0

    If FileExists($vValue) Then
        $sFileName = $vValue
        $iRandom = 1
        $sFileName = @TempDir & "" & Random(111111, 999999, 1) & ".tmp" ; Generates a random file name...
        ; Writes the contents to be printed...
        $hFileOpen = FileOpen($sFileName, 2)
        FileWrite($hFileOpen, $vValue)

    Switch $fWaiting
        Case True
            RunWait(@SystemDir & "notepad.exe /p " & FileGetShortName($sFileName), "", @SW_HIDE)
        Case False
            Run(@SystemDir & "notepad.exe /p " & FileGetShortName($sFileName), "", @SW_HIDE)
    If $iRandom Then FileDelete($sFileName)

    Return 1
EndFunc   ;==>_Print


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