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au3check.exe in 3.3.8.1 throws random bogus error messages

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jmichae3

for any given program that's about 1000 lines in length, au3check will throw improper errors that should not be there using default settings.

for instance, for the line

$btnEggTimerG = GUICtrlCreateButton("Set Egg Timer (&gas)", 280,              1*15+0*25+2*30, 130)
 

I get

D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(389,19) : ERROR: syntax error

in fact, for this working program that executes using kitchentimer.au3 I get:

D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(389,19) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(406,45) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(884,61) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(884,67) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(896,67) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(896,73) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(908,69) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(908,75) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(992,149) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(992,154) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(997,219) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(997,318) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1002,214) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1002,219) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1007,198) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1007,203) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1012,88) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1012,125) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1012,132) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1033,193) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1033,292) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1038,218) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1038,223) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1043,202) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1043,207) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1048,92) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1048,129) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1048,136) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1070,227) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1070,326) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1075,222) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1075,227) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1080,164) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1080,169) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1101,169) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1101,268) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1106,170) : ERROR: syntax error
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1106,175) : ERROR: multi-line 'If' missing 'Then'.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(167,42) : ERROR: $StringMid: undeclared global variable.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(180,26) : ERROR: $elapsed: undeclared global variable.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(1100,59) : ERROR: $dtimestr1: undeclared global variable.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(195,74) : ERROR: GregorianToJulian(): undefined function.
D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(429,29) : ERROR: Int64(): undefined function.
kitchentimergui.au3 - 43 error(s), 4 warning(s)

and when I clear most of those, it comes up with some more, so it's a never-ending stream.

please fix. thanks.

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Melba23

jmichae3,

AU3Check does not error that line for me. Please post your entire script - otherwise we cannot really help. :)

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Bowmore

You have obviously got a serious syntax error. The actual error may be on a line previous to 389 but only become apparent when Au3check reaches line 389 and can not make sense of the information it has. All the errors reported after this are probably just a knock on effect of the first error. Fix that and the rest of the errors will go away.


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jmichae3

I would argue that if the "lint" (au3check) program were doing its job correctly then I would get correct errors and not 50%-to-all bogus ones.

I have not used au3check before, but I have used other syntax checkers for other programs.

I can tell you something is broken in this syntax checker's parser. 

-w3 is a warning that's turned off by default because it's renders incorrect errors always due to not paying attention to variable scope.

normally, I would want all warnings on for most compilers because I want it as sensitive as possible. but I wonder about the ones that are by default off for this checker, so I am a little gun shy now of using anything but defaults on this syntax checker.

please fix. might take some work. I need better error messages. up until now, I have been relying on the error messages from running the script directly, e.g. double clicking or

C:> kitchentimergui.au3

which seems to be on-target.

if the script compiler were able to generate error messages and let me redirect to a file so I can grep for errors later, that's what I would be doing, but as such it doesn't. if I could use au3check reliably, I would be incorporating it into my build files as part of my build process.

kitchentimergui.au3

atoi64.au3

timefuncs.au3

shortbeep2.wav

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BrewManNH

Here's your first error

if ($Mo >= 1 && $Mo <= 2) then

Replace && with And

Here's another error

local $Z = Floor($dtime/(1000*60*60*24))$JD+0.5

No clue what you're trying to do there though.

Here's another

$dtimestr=stringstripws($dtimestr,$tabpos+1),1+2+4)

You have a LOT of syntax errors in this script.


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Melba23

jmichae3,

Firstly, I would like to point out that you paid nothing to download or use AutoIt - so the attitude you have taken so far in this thread is unliekly to make you many friends here. Personally I find AU3Check quite adequate for picking up syntax errors. ;)

Secondly, I have run the files you posted through AU3Check and timerfuncs.au3 is riddled with syntax errors - so it is hardly surprising that you get a lot of them flagged up. Here are just a few of the lines that draw errors:

if ($Mo >= 1 && $Mo <= 2) then ; Where do you find the && operator?

local $Z = Floor($dtime/(1000*60*60*24))$JD+0.5 ; What is the missing operator before $JD?

$dtimestr=stringstripws($dtimestr,$spacepos+1),1+2+4) ; Not even close to the correct syntax ;)

if ($_days_err) then msgbox(0,$PROGRAM_NAME,"oops days a """&Int(stringmid($dtimestr,1,$idays-1))&"_"&stringmid($dtimestr,1,$idays-1)&"""") endif ; What is EndIf doing at the end of a single line If statement?

if ($_ms_err) then msgbox(0,$PROGRAM_NAME,"oops ms a """&Int($dtimestr,$dot+1))&"_"&stringmid($dtimestr,$dot+1)&"""") endif ; Same problem - but also how many ) should there be after the Int parameters?
and the list goes on...and on...and on... :whistle:

So I suggest you stop badmouthing AutoIt and AU3Check and sort out your own abysmal code before posting anything at all in future. :)

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GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
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GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
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mLipok
If you have not used Au3Check, would have used TIDY?
Besides, so far what the editor, in which version you used?
 
 

I have not used au3check before, but I have used other syntax checkers for other programs.

 

I wonder what the other programs?
If the other program has so far been good, then why are you still not using it?
Is in the process of creating the script he's ever worked, when you start using AutoIt?
 
I wonder if the script you created from the start in AutoIt?
Maybe the script is the result of the conversion, such as converting from VisualBasic?
 

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Bowmore

The first error message:

D:prjkitchentimerkitchentimer-4.0timefuncs.au3(389,19) : ERROR: syntax error

points you to the line and the position within that line where the first syntax errors is.

  if ($Mo >= 1 && $Mo <= 2) then

I don't see how it could be much more specific as to what the error is. 


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