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filedialog - save as type

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Hello.

How would I split it up, so I get a list of extensions to save the file as?

instead of: txt,ini, it would be

.txt

.ini

After that I need to get the extension with a msgbox, I don't need the file path, only the extension that the user selected, is that possible? I can think of a way of how that would be done, maybe someone knows?

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FileSaveDialog() does the first bit.

There are tons of examples on how to extract extension from path, who should perform the search?

You will need to add a StringSplit()and a loop if multiple files are selected.


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legend,

You could write your own dialog. Here is a proof of concept script using my ChooseFileFolder UDF:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <Constants.au3>

#include "ChooseFileFolder.au3"

Global $aDrives = DriveGetDrive("ALL")
Global $sDrives = ""
For $i = 1 To $aDrives[0]
    ; Only display ready drives
    If DriveStatus($aDrives[$i] & '\') <> "NOTREADY" Then $sDrives &= "|" & StringUpper($aDrives[$i])
Next

$sExt = "txt|ini"
$sDef_Ext = "txt"

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)
GUISetBkColor(0xC4C4C4)

GUICtrlCreateLabel("Choose Drive", 10, 10, 90, 20)
$cCombo_Drive = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 100, 10, 60, 20)
GUICtrlSetData($cCombo_Drive, $sDrives)
$cTreeView = GUICtrlCreateTreeView(10, 50, 200, 200)
GUICtrlCreateLabel("Choose Drive", 10, 270, 90, 20)
$cCombo_Ext = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 100, 270, 60, 20)
GUICtrlSetData($cCombo_Ext, $sExt, $sDef_Ext)

GUISetState()

; Register UDF message handler
_CFF_RegMsg()

While 1

    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $cCombo_Drive
            $sRoot = GUICtrlRead($cCombo_Drive) & "\"
            ; Create drive treeview and wait for a selection
            $sSel = _CFF_Embed($cTreeView, $sRoot, "*.*", 12)
            $sNew_Ext = GUICtrlRead($cCombo_Ext)
            $sCurr_Ext = StringRegExpReplace($sSel, "^.*\.", "")
            ; Change extension if required
            If $sCurr_Ext <> $sNew_Ext Then
                $sSel = StringReplace($sSel, "." & $sCurr_Ext, "." & $sNew_Ext)
            EndIf
            GUIDelete($hGUI)
            MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Filename", $sSel)
    EndSwitch

WEnd
Please ask if you have any questions. :)

M23


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This is one way of getting the ext used in a msg box, using iniwrite could list them for you.

Local $var = FileSaveDialog("Your File", @DesktopDir & "\", "", 1)

$ext = StringRight($var, 4)
MsgBox(0, "File Extension is", $ext)

But is sounds like you want this list in the FileSaveDialog built in.

Kinda vague

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my way to get the extension:

$file = "bla.bla2s.extension"

$FileExtension = StringSplit($file,".",1)
$FileExtension = $FileExtension[$FileExtension[0]]

MsgBox(0,"Test1",'The file extension is: "'&$FileExtension&'"')




$file = "test.txt"

$FileExtension = StringSplit($file,".",1)
$FileExtension = $FileExtension[$FileExtension[0]]

MsgBox(0,"Test2",'The file extension is: "'&$FileExtension&'"')

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