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I have an application, wherein I get a "Save As" dialog-box. At times, if a file exists with the same name, then another dialog box comes in, with the same name "Save As". The following is the code, which I wrote but it doesn't work as expected.

WinWait("Save As")
WinWaitActive("Save As")
ControlClick("Save As", "Save", "[CLASS:Button; TEXT:&Save; INSTANCE:2]")
ControlSetText("Save As","","CLASS:Button; INSTANCE:2]",$file_name)
SendKeepActive("Save As")
Send("{ENTER}")
sleep(4000)
WinWaitActive("Save As","",3)
If WinExists("Save As", "No") Then
   Send("{ENTER}")
   Endif
 If WinExists("Exit OmniPeek") Then
Send("{ENTER}")
 Else
sleep(2000) 
WinClose($closing_file)
Endif
The idea is to check if the second "Save As" dialog box comes and if does come in, then over-write the existing file. This however, doesn't seem to be working with the autoit script that I wrote.

Can someone help me with this script? You can re-create the issue by using Notepad as well. Just have a file with a name abc.txt and try to save a file with the same name You will get another dialog box with the name "Save As".

Edited by Melba23
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Melba23

silwerstar,

When you post code please use Code tags - see here how to do it. Then you get a scrolling box and syntax colouring as you can see above now I have added the tags. ;)

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jdelaney

Is there a second instance of a button that has the text &Save?

I suggest removing the instance counter, or using the controls ID instead (only the ID).  Also, it would be much simpler to use filewrite, than to manipulate a gui that does the same.


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silwerstar

Can somebody help me with the code for this issue or point out the mistake in my code?

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jdelaney

I already have.  What I posted as a question was supposed to get you to fix your code.  There is not a second instance of a &Save button.

Also, where you put the file name to save as is an Edit, not a button.

Edited by jdelaney

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mLipok

why you setting text on a button control ?

ControlSetText("Save As","","CLASS:Button; INSTANCE:2]",$file_name)

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