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This is a rather simple question,

I would like to exclude certain files when I use _FileListToArray

Local $fileList = _FileListToArray(@scriptdir, "*.au3") ;List of all AutoIT files to execute

The above code fetches all au3 files, but I would like to exclude 2 specific files. It would be a hassle to use ArraySearch and ArrayDelete, so is there a way I could directly specify the exclusion in the filter criteria itself?

Something like

Local $fileList = _FileListToArray(@scriptdir, "*.au3|^"Utilities.au3";^"Helper.au3"") ;exclude Utilities.au3 and Helper.au3

Thank You!

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_FIleListToArray doesn't have any way to exclude files/folders. The beta version has _FileListToArrayRec which does have a way to exclude files and/or folders from the listing. If you look in the Example scripts section you can find the original called RecFileListToArray by Melba23, that is what it was called before being added to the beta.

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Thank you both! At the moment, i can only use components built in to the released version. But thanks anyway!

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At the moment, i can only use components built in to the released version

Might I ask why? :huh:

The suggested solutions are UDFs written using those standard components and are simply AutoIt scripts which you include in your own code. :)


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


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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