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VBScript logic to AutoIt - Please Help

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Hi Guys,

I have written a code in VB Script, but i wanted to use AutoIt to deliver my project. Please help me,
I have a folder which contains, few *.txt, *.xml files.
My requirement is:
1. To get the Parent Folder Path. (e.g. C:temp)
2. After Getting the Parent folder, i want to get the Path of the .txt and .xml files present in the Parent Folder (e.g. C:tempSample.txt)

 
I can do this in VBScript using objWMIService.ExecQuery

Can we do the same in AutoIt, am new to AutoIt... Please Help.

My VBScript for doing the above requirement.

'***************GET PARENT FOLDER PATH *******************
If fso.FileExists(WScript.Arguments(0)) Then
Set objFile = fso.GetFile(WScript.Arguments(0))
ReqFolder = objfile.ParentFolder
End If
'***************GET PARENT FOLDER PATH *******************

strComputer = "."

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!" & strComputer & "rootcimv2")
    
Set FileList = objWMIService.ExecQuery ("ASSOCIATORS OF {Win32_Directory.Name=" & "'" & ReqFolder & "'" & "} where ResultClass = CIM_DataFile")
For Each objFile In FileList

 

 '******************Looking for TXT file ***************************
      If objFile.Extension = "txt" Then
        txtname = objFile.Drive & objFile.Path & objFile.FileName & "." & "TXT"
      End If
 '******************Looking for TXT file ***************************

Please help me with AutoIt for above requirement.

 

Cheers,

Mohan

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_FileListToArray


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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

Allow me to expand on BrewMan's response.  A UDF included with AutoIt will allow you to find files in a given directory.  Check out the _FileListToArray function.

To answer your question, yes you can easily convert the VBS code you provided to work in AutoIt.  Do a search on the forum for convert VBS to AU3 for a lot of examples, but I would recommend using the UDF above as it would be (potentially) significantly faster.

 

edit: just another note.  The vbs could also use a more efficient method (FileSystemObject) than using WMI (especially if only the local machine is being searched); but that's another lesson.  ;)

Edited by spudw2k

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Hey guys !!!

Thanks a lot for your replies, i will try with those options as you mentioned :)

@ TheSaint - Thanks buddy, your support is like a boost to me to learn n work more on AutoIt :)

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