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Odd results when using .ini files and loops

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n2989

Hi

The following produces some very strange results

When reading from the ini file if the values are Start = 1 to end = 99 everything works as expected

When reading from the ini file if the values are start = 100 to end = 255 everything works as exected

When reading from the ini file if the values are Start = 1 to end = 100 if fails instantly. (only completes one loop)

When NOT reading from the end value from the ini file and setting the end value to 100 in the code it works as expected

HELP please ............. 

INIFile

[GENERAL]
NetRange=192.168.0.
Start=90
End=100

 

CODE

Global $IniFile =  @ScriptDir & 'Scan.ini'
Global $Start = IniRead($IniFile,'GENERAL','Start','')
Global $End = IniRead($IniFile,'GENERAL','End','')

Scan()
Msgbox(0,'','Finished',10)


Func Scan()
$i= $start
while $i <= $end
        Msgbox(0,'','Pass - ' & $i,3)
    $i = $i + 1
WEnd
        Msgbox(0,'','Fail',20)
EndFunc

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smartee

The script works as expected, you are doing string comparison, IniRead returns a string on success.

Return Value

Success: the requested key value as a string.

Failure: the default string if requested key not found.

before doing integer comparisons convert it to an Int, try updating these lines like so

Global $Start = Int(IniRead($IniFile, 'GENERAL', 'Start', ''))
Global $End = Int(IniRead($IniFile, 'GENERAL', 'End', ''))
hope this helps...

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n2989

That worked .....   Thankyou for your assistance.

 

regards

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BrewManNH

Instead of using Int, you might want to think about using Number() instead, just in case one or more of your numbers aren't integers.


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