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How to XOR a String with 0101010101b?

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I need to take a String, and Toggle every second bit of it.


What is a simple and clean way to do it in AutoIt?


The string can a single char, or a whole paragraph...


Thank you

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There is no such thing as "every second bit" for a string. An AutoIt string is a sequence of 16-bit Unicode characters, whose codepoints you can get as an array by using StringToArray like this:

Local $s = "This is a sample string."
Local $a = StringToASCIIArray($s)
Local $result
For $c In $a
    $result &= ChrW(BitXOR($c, 0x0155))
MsgBox(0, "Result", $s & @LF & "which becomes" & @LF & $result)

As you can see the fatal issue with such a blind bit toggling is that resulting Unicode characters end up either in exotic alphabet of plain invalid codepoints or codepoint sequences. This is of course more likely to produce errors than some other way to masquerade a string, e.g. by substitution or something.

Edited by jchd

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Hi jchd

I see

OK , thank you..

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