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Lower case and upper case in DriveGetDrive

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Hello everyone,

I have a script that works pretty well but sometimes (once in a hundred times) I have a very strange bug.

Here are the lines where the problem appears:

$var = DriveGetDrive("removable")
ControlSend("Specify", "", "Edit1", $var[1] & "\" & $MyFileName & "-" & @YEAR & @MON & @MDAY & "-" & @HOUR & @MIN & @SEC)

Usually I get the following path:


But when the bug appears I have:


It is like "shift" is activated for the first part of the path.

I have check the presence of special characters like '+' but nothing.

I also wonder if it could come from DriveGetDrive function. Indeed in windows, drive letters appears in upper case but DriveGetDrive gives lower case.

The difficulty is that this bug happens very rarely so it is hard to track it.

Do you have an idea where this bug comes from?

Thanks for your help

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Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

The Send functions do seem to occasionally mess up the text string like this. I would suggest creating the filename string first and then sending it an a single variable rather than creating it "on the fly". That way you give AutoIt the best chance to read it cleanly. ;)


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Add a fifth parameter in your ControlSend call and set it to 1:


[optional] Changes how "keys" is processed:
  flag = 0 (default), Text contains special characters like + to indicate SHIFT and {LEFT} to indicate left arrow.
  flag = 1, keys are sent raw.

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