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Can I use includes for outside AU3 files with Autoitx4java

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automaterk

Hello all! Quick question that I couldn't find in the forums. Does anyone that uses AutoItx4Java have any insight on using outside functions(non-standard AutoIT) in Java. I can't find anything in the forums that explains how this might be possible, but I feel like it probably is.

An example would be that I am trying to use the OCR functions from an outside library in AutoIT. This works fine in the AutoIT environment, but it would be amazing if I could also use these functions in my java code to keep it all in one place.
 

Any help or nudge in the right direction would be great! Thanks! If you need any more information, please let me know!

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JohnOne

From my limited understanding of tesseract OCR, all AutoIt does is pass the executable some command line arguments.

If Java can do that, which I'm quite sure it can, then I'm certain it will be fine.

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automaterk

Thanks for the quick response!

I guess my question to that is this - if that is all the .au3 file is doing - do I need to create my own functions in my java code separate from the .au3 already written? Or is there some way to include the .au3 using AutoItx4Java and not rewrite the existing code?

Hopefully that makes sense - seems like a mouthful :)

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AutoItx does not allow the use of au3 UDFs.

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