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Hi Forum Members,

I am having issues with @ScriptDir when it comes to saving a file on my PC.

What is going on is I have a script that was in a file folder on my desktop "Autoit TestTest Space".  After the script completes it is supposed to save the results in a .txt file within the script folder.  It worked fine.

Now I moved that AutoIt script to a new folder for production purposes and that directory is "c:ProductionScriptsAutoitNetworkEval1"

The file that is supposed to be saved is Network_health.txt

When I move that script to this new location it runs fine until it needs to save the file but, it wants to save to the old location which then errors because that file is already present in the old directory..

I am using @ScriptDir in order to have it save the file within the scripts working directory but it violates this and keeps trying to save to the old test directory.

Here is the block of script that is causing the issue with the windows SaveAs dialog box.  I tried two diffent approaches to force this but each has the same end result.

I am hoping you guys could provide me some ideals to force the location to be correct.  This script is running on a Windows 7 PC.  .This script will run in different directories so it is important that the output file goes to the correct location which will always be in the same folder as the script.


ControlSetText($SaveAs, "", "[CLASS:Edit; INSTANCE:1]", $Filename)
ControlClick($SaveAs, "", "[CLASS:Button; INSTANCE:1]")

;***Not working properly***
ControlClick($SaveAs, "", "[CLASS:Button; INSTANCE:1]")
_WaitUntilFileExist(@ScriptDir & "\network_health.txt")
FileMove(@ScriptDir & "\network_health.txt", $Filename, 1)

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That's not enough code to figure out what's going wrong. Also, when using ControlSetText, what is this text being sent to?

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