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A simple function to print an array in Console

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Hi all,

Sometimes we need to know instantly what our array contains. For this, i have made a little function to print your array in console. You may use this function in MsgBox too.

Here is the code.

#cs ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 AutoIt Version: 3.3.12.0
 Author:         kcvinu

 Script Function: Sometimes we need to see what an array or a list contains.
                  And this script will help you to see the all elements without a loop
                  Example : If you have an array like this = Local $MyArray[4] = ['Red','Green','Blue','Yellow']
                            You need to use the fuction like this = PrintList($MyArray)
                            Result : It will print your Array in Console like this
                            [Red,Green,Blue,Yellow]
    Template AutoIt script.

#ce ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

; Script Start - Add your code below here

Func PrintList($List)
    If IsArray($List) Then
        Local $txt = ""
        For $i = 0 to UBound($List) -1
            $txt = $txt & "," & $List[$i]
        Next
        Local $out = StringMid($txt,2)
        Global $Result = "[" & $out & "]"
        ConsoleWrite($Result)
        Return $Result
    Else
        MsgBox(0, "List Error", "Variable is not an array or a list")
    EndIf
EndFunc   ;==>PrintList

 

PrintList.au3

Edited by kcvinu

My Contributions

UDF Link Viewer   --- A tool to visit the links of some most important UDFs 

 Includer_2  ----- A tool to type the #include statement automatically 

 Digits To Date  ----- date from 3 integer values

PrintList ----- prints arrays into console for testing.

 Alert  ------ An alternative for MsgBox 

 MousePosition ------- A simple tooltip display of mouse position

GRM Helper -------- A littile tool to help writing code with GUIRegisterMsg function

Access_UDF  -------- An UDF for working with access database files. (.*accdb only)

 

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You are aware of the _ArrayDisplay command in the UDF section of the Help file?

I don't wish to discourage you on your programming journey, but I suggest you read what I wrote >here.

P.S. Nice to see you coming along with your programming though. :thumbsup:

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Want to develop your PrintList idea for good coding practice?

Make it print out in a uniform manner in rows and columns, which you could actually print via a printer.

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UEZ of the german forum has already created such an UDF to display the content of an array in a formated way on the console.

It works pretty well :)


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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UEZ of the german forum has already created such an UDF to display the content of an array in a formated way on the console.

It works pretty well :)

 

It can be found here, too (also a version by gil900): 

Br,

UEZ

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Hi,

And you can even get _ArrayDisplay itself to nicely format the data when copied via the dialog buttons if you set the $vUser_Separator parameter to a numeric value:

#include <Array.au3>

Local $aArray[][] = [["Item 0-0", "Item 0-1"], ["Item 1-0", "Item 1-1"]]

_ArrayDisplay($aArray, "Formatted", Default, Default, 10, "Column 1|Column 2")
Run the script, press the either of the "Copy Data" buttons and paste into the SciTE console to see what I mean. ;)

M23


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Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

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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
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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Hi all,

I have read your valubale comments. And I have tested the _ArrayDisplay function. I think my function is different from that. Anyway, thanks to those who supported me. :)


My Contributions

UDF Link Viewer   --- A tool to visit the links of some most important UDFs 

 Includer_2  ----- A tool to type the #include statement automatically 

 Digits To Date  ----- date from 3 integer values

PrintList ----- prints arrays into console for testing.

 Alert  ------ An alternative for MsgBox 

 MousePosition ------- A simple tooltip display of mouse position

GRM Helper -------- A littile tool to help writing code with GUIRegisterMsg function

Access_UDF  -------- An UDF for working with access database files. (.*accdb only)

 

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I think you should compare your function with the UDF written by UEZ. Both write the content of the array to the console.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Hi 

water, Yes. 

My Contributions

UDF Link Viewer   --- A tool to visit the links of some most important UDFs 

 Includer_2  ----- A tool to type the #include statement automatically 

 Digits To Date  ----- date from 3 integer values

PrintList ----- prints arrays into console for testing.

 Alert  ------ An alternative for MsgBox 

 MousePosition ------- A simple tooltip display of mouse position

GRM Helper -------- A littile tool to help writing code with GUIRegisterMsg function

Access_UDF  -------- An UDF for working with access database files. (.*accdb only)

 

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I made a not so simple, but fairly elegant function to enumerate any size array which also write the contents to the console.  It is in the spoiler section of this post:

It was just a fun exercise.  I can't think of any application/purpose where I would need an array with more than 3 dimensions (I find 2-dimensions to be adequate most of the time), but I wanted to make the func dynamic enough to support whatever I threw at it.
 


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