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Including a File with Script

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Hi,

I am trying to save a config file for a program overtop of the default config file. The default config file is stored @UserProfileDir & "My Documentsxx.config.

The catch... This new config file i have is stored on my pc, I want to save this on many remote pc's that do not have access to my pc. And i'd rather not copy the config file and the script to each pc, I would just like to copy the script and let it run. Is there a way to include it in the script so when i compile it, i wont need to keep the new config file everywhere the script goes?

I tried  # <include <Filepathxx.config> just returned an error.

I know how to write the code to replace the existing config with the new config... that is if the new config was stored in the same location on all the pcs, but sadly it does not exist on all the pcs. Just trying to save some time from doing the manual way. 

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Tech63,

Take a look at FileInstall in the help file - that should do the trick. ;)

M23


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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
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Doesn't seem to be working

FileInstall("C:\Documents and Settings\User\Desktop\xx.config", "C:\Documents and Settings\User\My Documents\Test\ConfigFolder",1)

Just testing it locally, the file is on my desktop and would like to overwrite the existing xx.config file in my docstestconfigfolder

Do I have something wrong here?

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You forgot the trailing backslash on the destination path.  Try this.

FileInstall("C:\Documents and Settings\User\Desktop\xx.config", "C:\Documents and Settings\User\My Documents\Test\ConfigFolder\", 1)

Adam

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Thanks Adam,

Of course I overlooked that, this stuff drives me nuts sometimes...

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Your welcome.  Glad I could help.  

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