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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:


what I need to have:


and so on. Can you help me?

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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]

; 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. :)


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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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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).

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