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Good news.
You can be sure I'll keep an eye on this project.

Thanks.
 

mLipok

 

@mLipok - I started the effort to convert the text to rtf for non-image based code this weekend.  I need to take another pass through the text to make sure I got it all and I need to automate the samples in the appendix somehow (probably script them with send or SendSciTE_Command if the latter has a way to export, not sure yet have not studied it).  I will keep you posted.

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Hello jfish,

Congratulations on a job done extremely well. I first came across AutoIt about 3 days after I bought this computer - the only previous experience I had with programming was with a mighty monster called a "VIC-20". I would have loved to have something like this when I started with AutoIt. I agree completely with your position that something more is needed for those who are just starting out. I can also add the simple fact that it doesn't hurt to have a straight forward reference around for people like myself who don't always remember the finer points. I'm just starting a new project with AutoIt and I'm looking forward to having your work handy. Once again jfish - Well Done!

JAPP

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@Jfish On page no. 9 ...One of the nice things about AutoIt is that it is a "looser" language... I recommend you to replace "looser" with "less stricter" so that non-english speakers don't end up thinking that they are learning a looser language because he/she is a looser :P


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Also, why not insert code snippets directly into word instead of attachments?

TD :)


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Also, why not insert code snippets directly into word instead of attachments?

TD :)

@TheDcoder - Read the string above.  I started doing that with the newest revisions (started last weekend but am not done yet).  To answer your question as to why I did not do it before, you will see I was previously unaware of the Scite export.   I am currently doing it on the code that is written as plain text - not the images for now.  All the source code is in the appendix and companion file so hopefully the images don't hurt anything.  On the other hand, the code in the plain text looks a lot better as Scite generated.

EDIT: I did not see "copy as RTF"  before.  I was using export and had written a script to automate it but copy is easier.  I see you inserting an object - but I was able to just paste it with regular paste.

 

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@Jos Is there any way to add lua script and add any hotkey to discussed above "Copy as RTF" ?

 


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@Jos Is there any way to add lua script and add any hotkey to discussed above "Copy as RTF" ?

 

If the question is whether you can add your own custom shortcut to do a "Copy as RTF" then the answer is yes:
Just add it to the "user.shortcuts" config parameter.
Example:

user.shortcuts=\
Ctrl+r|IDM_SAVEASRTF|\
Ctrl+Shift+V|IDM_PASTEANDDOWN|\
Ctrl+PageUp|IDM_PREVFILE|\
Ctrl+PageDown|IDM_NEXTFILE|\
Ctrl+Alt+f|IDM_TOGGLE_FOLDALL|\
Ctrl+Alt+x|IDM_TOGGLE_FOLDRECURSIVE|\
Ctrl+F1|IDM_HELP_SCITE|

Jos

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Thanks Jos.

This show me the way , and now I can say that I was thinking about IDM_COPYASRTF 

 


As I see this is in "SciTEGlobal.properties" file. 

And I added this

Ctrl+Alt+r|IDM_COPYASRTF|\

Complete after modyfication:

# User defined key commands
user.shortcuts=\
Ctrl+Alt+r|IDM_COPYASRTF|\
Ctrl+Shift+V|IDM_PASTEANDDOWN|\
Ctrl+PageUp|IDM_PREVFILE|\
Ctrl+PageDown|IDM_NEXTFILE|\
KeypadPlus|IDM_EXPAND|\
KeypadMinus|IDM_BLOCK_COMMENT|\
Ctrl+F1|IDM_HELP_SCITE|

 

SciTE4AutoIt Restart.....

and now select

1. Script Snippet
2. press Ctrl+Alt+r
3. paste content to MS Word.

 

magic ..... ;)

 

mLipok

 

Edited by mLipok
typos.....

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Wiki: Expand your knowledge - AutoIt Wiki * Collection of User Defined Functions * How to use HelpFile * Good coding practices in AutoIt * 

IE Related:  * How to use IE.au3  UDF with  AutoIt v3.3.14.x * Why isn't Autoit able to click a Javascript Dialog? * Clicking javascript button with no ID * IE document >> save as MHT file * IETab Switcher (by LarsJ ) * HTML Entities * _IEquerySelectorAll() (by uncommon) * IE in TaskScheduler

I encourage you to read: * Global Vars * Best Coding Practices * Please explain code used in Help file for several File functions * OOP-like approach in AutoIt * UDF-Spec Questions *  EXAMPLE: How To Catch ConsoleWrite() output to a file or to CMD *

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"Program are meant to be read by humans and only incidentally for computers and execute" - Donald Knuth, "The Art of Computer Programming"
:naughty:  :ranting:, be  :) and       \\//_.

Anticipating Errors :  "Any program that accepts data from a user must include code to validate that data before sending it to the data store. You cannot rely on the data store, ...., or even your programming language to notify you of problems. You must check every byte entered by your users, making sure that data is the correct type for its field and that required fields are not empty."

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@Jfish On page no. 9 ...One of the nice things about AutoIt is that it is a "looser" language... I recommend you to replace "looser" with "less stricter" so that non-english speakers don't end up thinking that they are learning a looser language because he/she is a looser :P

You're thinking of the word loser not looser, looser means less firmly or tightly fixed in place. Similar spellings, vastly different meanings.


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@BrewManNH :wacko: I thought about it but I am bad at spellings, so I thought that looser has 2 meanings :P


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Glad I could help. :)

 


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
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I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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@Jfish When you back to editing your book please consider to mention about this vote/poll:

 


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My contribution to others projects or UDF based on  others projects: * _sql.au3 UDF  * POP3.au3 UDF *  RTF Printer - UDF * XML.au3 UDF * ADO.au3 UDF SMTP Mailer UDF * Dual Monitor resolution detection * * 2GUI on Dual Monitor System * _SciLexer.au3 UDF *

Useful links: * Forum Rules * Forum etiquette *  Forum Information and FAQs * How to post code on the forum * AutoIt Online Documentation * AutoIt Online Beta Documentation * SciTE4AutoIt3 getting started * Convert text blocks to AutoIt code * Games made in Autoit * Programming related sites * Polish AutoIt Tutorial * DllCall Code Generator * 

Wiki: Expand your knowledge - AutoIt Wiki * Collection of User Defined Functions * How to use HelpFile * Good coding practices in AutoIt * 

IE Related:  * How to use IE.au3  UDF with  AutoIt v3.3.14.x * Why isn't Autoit able to click a Javascript Dialog? * Clicking javascript button with no ID * IE document >> save as MHT file * IETab Switcher (by LarsJ ) * HTML Entities * _IEquerySelectorAll() (by uncommon) * IE in TaskScheduler

I encourage you to read: * Global Vars * Best Coding Practices * Please explain code used in Help file for several File functions * OOP-like approach in AutoIt * UDF-Spec Questions *  EXAMPLE: How To Catch ConsoleWrite() output to a file or to CMD *

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Anticipating Errors :  "Any program that accepts data from a user must include code to validate that data before sending it to the data store. You cannot rely on the data store, ...., or even your programming language to notify you of problems. You must check every byte entered by your users, making sure that data is the correct type for its field and that required fields are not empty."

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Thank you Jayme!

I am a Dragon NaturallySpeaking ( speech recognition) user.

I find that the AutoIT program language has similarities with Dragon scripting (VBA). Like many others I browsed the web for more information about this program language.

Having no mathematical background whatsoever, not much programming experience too. Things like variables, constants, dim etc. never seemed to make much sense ( although I read about it in various scripts), now finally start making sense.

You've managed to make these things accessible. That's an accomplishment!

 

Rob.

 

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