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emlo9999

Reading from one text line - separating text

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Hello, 

It's my first post here and I'm creating this topic because it's really difficult to specify my problems and solve it by using search engines.

Here is the problem:

I have a txt file which looks like this:

something1111|something22|0
something4|something899999|0
something11|something6|0

what I need to have:

$var1=something1111
$var2=something22
$var3=0

and so on. Can you help me?

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What have you tried - let's see some of your code.  See the help item for StringSplit perhaps

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What have you tried - let's see some of your code.  See the help item for StringSplit perhaps

 

I think I will manage to do it now, I only needed the name of function that does such thing :)

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emlo9999,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

Putting the data into separate variables is not that easy - how about an array? :huh:

#include <File.au3>

; Creare an array to hold the items - witha a count in 0
Global $aItems[1000] = [0]

$aLines = FileReadToArray("Test.txt")

;_ArrayDisplay($aLines, "", Default, 8)

For $i = 0 To UBound($aLines) - 1
    ; Split the line and add to the array
    $aTemp = StringSplit($aLines[$i], "|")

    ;_ArrayDisplay($aTemp, "", Default, 8)

    ; Now add these items to the array
    For $j = 1 To $aTemp[0]
        ; Increase count
        $aItems[0] += 1
        ; Add item
        $aItems[$aItems[0]] = $aTemp[$j]
    Next
Next

; Remove unused elements
ReDim $aItems[$aItems[0] + 1]
; Show result
_ArrayDisplay($aItems, "All done")
I have left the _ArrayDisplay lines so you can follow the code as it runs. Please ask if you have any questions. :)

M23


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ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
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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
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

These are the two functions I would use..

_FileReadToArray()
StringSplit()
 
 
See the help file for use
 
8)
.............. Melba beat me to it... But we agree on functions use!!  8)
Edited by Valuater

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Thank you all for help. You are awesome and so does this forum :D

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Here is another working example.  A "Test.txt" file with appropiate data needs to exist in same directory as this script.  Otherwise, the full path name of file is required.

#include <Array.au3> ; For _ArrayDisplay() use only.

$aArray = StringRegExp(FileRead("Test.txt"), "[^|\v]+", 3) ; Split text on all "|"s (vertical bars) and/or "\v"s (vertical white spaces).

_ArrayDisplay($aArray)

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