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help with read input box

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hi there im having trouble with my script coz i want to detect if the input box is empty or not empty so I tried, like this,

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
Local $input = ControlGetText("[CLASS:TFrmMain]", "", "[CLASS:TEdit; INSTANCE:1]")
If $input = 0 Then
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "Empty")
Elseif not $input = 0 Then
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "Input Detected...")
EndIf

but my problem is if I enter numbers in the input box like 123, 1, or 55, it can detect the input but if I enter letters like abc, its showing me empty input box...


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ControlGetText returns a string not numbers.

I would use:

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <StringConstants.au3>
Local $input = ControlGetText("[CLASS:TFrmMain]", "", "[CLASS:TEdit; INSTANCE:1]")
$input = StringStripWS($input, $STR_STRIPALL)
If $input = "" Then
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "Empty")
ElseIf $input = "0" Or Number($input) <> 0 Then
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "Numeric input Detected...")
Else
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "String input Detected...")
EndIf

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hi all sorry, i've been working on this for 3 days and I got it just now... just need to replace 0 with ""

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
Local $input = ControlGetText("[CLASS:TFrmMain]", "", "[CLASS:TEdit; INSTANCE:1]")
If $input = "" Then
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "Empty")
Elseif not $input = "" Then
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "Input Detected...")
EndIf

ill get to that... i still need to learn and understand a lot of codes graduated.gif

Correct answer, learn to walk before you take on that marathon.

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ControlGetText returns a string not numbers.

I would use:

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <StringConstants.au3>
Local $input = ControlGetText("[CLASS:TFrmMain]", "", "[CLASS:TEdit; INSTANCE:1]")
$input = StringStripWS($input, $STR_STRIPALL)
If $input = "" Then
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "Empty")
ElseIf $input = "0" Or Number($input) <> 0 Then
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "Numeric input Detected...")
Else
    MsgBox(0, "Hey", "String input Detected...")
EndIf

hi water thanks for the reply I will try this method too... it will help me in the future thanks..


ill get to that... i still need to learn and understand a lot of codes graduated.gif

Correct answer, learn to walk before you take on that marathon.

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