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Is there a tool to convert text blocks to AutoIT code ?

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Just wanted to ask before I venture into creating this myself..

did anyone create a tool to convert a text block like

Hello world
   This is a test
More lines   

into this

$string = "Hello world" & @crlf & _
               "  This is a test" & @crlf & _
               "More lines"

 

Could be made into a Scite extension. I often find myself needing multi-lines like that, and adding all those & _ takes forever..

If noone did it, I could have a go at it.

Edit: added autoit syntax tags.

Edited by Myicq

I am just a hobby programmer, and nothing great to publish right now.

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Perhaps you could use the CodeWizard and simply copy the needed text and delete everything else

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This is easy to do :

#include <File.au3>

Local $a = 0

_FileReadToArray("t.txt", $a)

Local $s = ""

For $i = 1 To $a[0]
    If $i > 1 Then $s &= " & @CrLf & _" & @CrLf & @TAB & @TAB

    $s &= '"' & $a[$i] & '"'
Next

If $s = "" Then $s = "''"

ConsoleWrite("$string = " & $s & @Lf)

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wait a moment I know this is somewhere

Jos create a lua script to SciTE


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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Here is freeware solution made by Jos

Edited by mLipok

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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

Just another quick and dirty approach using the text you have in the clipboard ;)

$sClipBoard = ClipGet()
$aArray = StringSplit($sClipBoard, @LF)
$sAutoIT = "$sString = "
For $i = 1 To $aArray[0]
    Select
        Case $i = 1
            $sAutoIT = $sAutoIT & "'" & StringStripCR($aArray[$i]) & "' & @CRLF & _" & @CRLF
        Case $i > 1 And $i < $aArray[0]
            $sAutoIT = $sAutoIT & @TAB & @TAB & "'" & StringStripCR($aArray[$i]) & "' & @CRLF & _" & @CRLF
        Case $i = $aArray[0]
            $sAutoIT = $sAutoIT & @TAB & @TAB & "'" & StringStripCR($aArray[$i]) & "'"
    EndSelect
Next
ClipPut($sAutoIT & @CRLF)
Edited by sahsanu
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