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GUICtrlSetData escape character for | symbol

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eraH

I suspect that this can't be done, but thought I would ask anyways.

I'm adding text to a combobox, and the text contains a pipe ( | ) symbol. Is there any way to escape this character?

No, I can't change the text.

Thank you taking time to have a look at my post.

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l3ill

Hi eraH,

do you mean maybe like this?

$var = "contains a pipe ( | ) symbol"

$newVar = StringReplace($var, "|", "9")  ; 9 can be anything even "" which is nothing
ConsoleWrite("$newString = " & $newVar & @CRLF)

Bill

Edit: output is:

$newString = contains a pipe ( 9 ) symbol

Edited by l3ill

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Melba23

eraH,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

You cannot escape the "|" character, but you can change the delimiter so that the problem no longer exists. ;)

Use Opt("GUIDataSeparatorChar", "New_Char") and set the delimiter to whatever you want for that particular script:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

Opt("GUIDataSeparatorChar", "~") ; Set new delimiter <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)

$cCombo = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 10, 10, 200, 20)
GUICtrlSetData($cCombo, "1~2~3~4|5~6~7") ; And use it <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

GUISetState()

While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
    EndSwitch
WEnd
All clear? :)

M23


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eraH

You guys are awesome :thumbsup:

Thank you both!

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