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TheDcoder

Hello, I was browsing the help file (as recommend by many members) & I found out a new way to include a file

I am using this:

#include "...\Includes\StringSize.au3"

But I get this error: Error opening the file

I have already re-checked the filenames

 

Thanks in advance, TD :)


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Melba23

TheDcoder,

If the file is in the standard include folder, or the personal folder set up as explained in the Adding UDFs to AutoIt and SciTE tutorial in the Wiki, then there is no need to use a path at all.

And you can only use one (current folder) or two (parent folder) dots in a path - you are using three in that code!

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ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
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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
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TheDcoder

Thanks Melba :)

I got confused with this:

Description for "filename" parameter from the help file:

If "..." is used, the filename is taken to be relative to the current script.


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Melba23

TheDcoder,

In that particular case the 3 dots are just shorthand for the include filename. Surrounding the name with either quotes or <> determines the order in which AutoIt searches for the file in the 2 folders I mentioned above - nothing to do with the path itself.

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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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