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Hello!,

I need some help with this

Case $start
                If FileExists('e\documents\' & $file) = 0
                    Msg(0, "", Error!!")
                    Exit ;Replace this with any thing which does not close the program
                EndIf

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Please have a look at keyword "ContinueCase"

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Thanks!! :)


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TheDcoder, we're all about helping - but I notice most of your posts result in a suggestion of "Please look at <function name> in the Help File". Perhaps if you take some time to actually read through it, you'll save yourself some time.


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... and it saves us some time as well ;)


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BTW, continuecase is probably NOT what you want to use in this instance. What continuecase does is it causes the code in the next Case statement to run without testing whether that Case statement is true or not and aborting the currently running Case statement's code.


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A circumvention: Using case xx twice in conjunction with continuecase.

Works as exitcase.

$i = InputBox("Case test", "Enter 1, 2 or 3", 2)
Switch $i
    Case 1
        MsgBox(64, "Case 1 selected", "Case 1  Press OK to exit", 0)
    Case 2
        If 2 = MsgBox(1 + 32 + 256, "Case 2 selected", "Case 2  Press CANCEL to break the case", 0) Then ContinueCase
        MsgBox(64, "Case 2 selected", "Case 2 was NOT interrupted", 0)
    Case 2 ; same case as above with no operation
    Case 3
        MsgBox(64, "Case 3 selected", "Case 3  Press OK to exit", 0)
    Case Else
        MsgBox(16, "Wrong Input entered", "Wrong input. Press OK to exit", 0)
EndSwitch

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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

Create a infinite loop and use EndLoop() where needed......

In This Case:

Case $start
                While 1
                    If FileExists('e\documents\' & $file) = 0
                        Msg(0, "", Error!!")
                        EndLoop()
                    EndIf
                    ; Add Remaining code here
                WEnd

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That code doesn't exactly answer your problem. The way it's written you won't even need either the loop or the endloop. Your code is missing a lot of something in between the Endloop and the EndIf, because that If statement ends after the MsgBox anyways.


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@BrewManNH The code snippet is a small part of my program


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Then you shouldn't have posted it, because it doesn't fix the issue you're talking about in the first post at all, as written. Post something where that would actually work better than what has been suggested already, and that bears some resemblance to your actual script.


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Create a infinite loop and use EndLoop() where needed......

In This Case:

Case $start
                While 1
                    If FileExists('e\documents\' & $file) = 0
                        Msg(0, "", Error!!")
                        EndLoop()
                    EndIf
                WEnd

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So, you want to create an infinite loop to break yourself out of a loop? :huh2:

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@JLogan3013 Well, its free  :P


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#14 ·  Posted (edited)

No one suggested using ContinueLoop ?

is it because I did not understand correctly what the user asks?

Edited by gil900

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Check post #2.


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#16 ·  Posted (edited)

Check post #2.

Some time ago I checked it myself and I saw exactly what BrewManNH said at #6.

But, the user said thank you so there are two options:

1) he didn't tested it

2) he really need that that what BrewManNH described at #6 will happen

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