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kcvinu

Hi all,

I have made a simple script to monitor the text which user types in a word document. This script is working like this.

1. If word is opened then get the object of word.application.

2. Entering to a while loop

inside that loop (sleep = 50)

   1. check for current cursor position and get the word behind the cursor.

    2. check if that word is in a dictionary and if yes, paste the key of the dictionary and again monitor another word

  So, this is the working style of that script. But when i run this script, everything is ok but the text in word looks very strange. I am attaching here an image of the difference. This problem only occure in a specific template. Not in a blank template. I have tested the same script idea with vb.net. there too i faced the problem. See the image. I need the Actual letter. But now i am getting the current result. 

How to fix this.

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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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Melba23

kcvinu,

I have made a simple script to monitor the text which user types in a word document

That sounds very much as if it comes under the keylogger prohibition - can you persuade me that it does not?

M23


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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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kcvinu

@Melba23 Sure. It is nothing but a text expander. I am TV program translator by proffesssion. I need to type thousands of words per day. So i need use a good tex expander. I have Phrase Express but it won't support my native language. So i learned autoit and made one for me. :)

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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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Melba23

kcvinu,

I have no problem with the fact that the script is not a keylogger by design, nor that you have such a script for personal use. However, please be careful with any code that you post on the forum - it sounds as if the full script does rather more than "check for a few keys being pressed" which is the touchstone for acceptability.

M23


Public_Domain.png.2d871819fcb9957cf44f4514551a2935.png Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______Open Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

Spoiler

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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kcvinu

@Melba23  Sure. Infact, i am learning autoit for my own purpose. I don't want to make harm for anybody. 


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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jchd

kcvinu,

I understand your issue, but why did you post a bitmap and not text? Doing so doesn't allow to grab characters as you want them.

Anyway, I don't know malayalam enough to guide you to a final resolution but consider that both (MALAYALAM LETTER CHILLU NN, codepoint 0x00D7A) and (MALAYALAM LETTER TTA, codepoint 0x00D1F) are two distinct letters. Only a malayalam-aware text processor will be able to detect that they can be represented by a ligature as in your "actual letter" example [I guess it's a ligature but not knowing enough about the script I may be wrong]. AFAIK there is no Unicode codepoint attributed to this ligature and it can only be detected and represented by a malayalam-aware font rendering code.

I'm certain your code isn't intended to do anything bad and I also understand Melba concern. Can you please copy and paste the "actual letter" in text form (just like I did). Leave code away for now.

I advise you read from this page (but reading the entire site would help even more).

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kcvinu

@jchd Thanks for the reply. This is the actual letter. " ണ്ട "


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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jchd

This is where you're confused: the text you just posted is not a letter, to wit:

#include <Array.au3>

Local $s = "ണ്ട"
Local $a = StringToASCIIArray($s)
_ArrayDisplay($a)

You can as well copy the first character or the last one with the mouse on the post. This is a string of three Unicode codepoints, namely 0x00D23, 0x00D4D and 0x00D1F. That is, in this order :

MALAYALAM LETTER NNA
MALAYALAM SIGN VIRAMA
MALAYALAM LETTER TTA

The actual rendering engine (depends on the font you use) decides to group these three glyphs into a new one which doesn't have a unique Unicode codepoint. The link I gave above explains what happens, even if there is little malayalam example, you'll get the idea.

Also as MS Word does a large number of things in your back, I'm uncertain you can succeed in making it do exactly what you want. Maybe simply by creating a user ligature in the menus.

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This wonderful site allows debugging and testing regular expressions (many flavors available). An absolute must have in your bookmarks.
Another excellent RegExp tutorial. Don't forget downloading your copy of up-to-date pcretest.exe and pcregrep.exe here
RegExp tutorial: enough to get started
PCRE v8.33 regexp documentation latest available release and currently implemented in AutoIt beta.

SQLitespeed is another feature-rich premier SQLite manager (includes import/export). Well worth a try.
SQLite Expert (freeware Personal Edition or payware Pro version) is a very useful SQLite database manager.
An excellent eBook covering almost every aspect of SQLite3: a must-read for anyone doing serious work.
SQL tutorial (covers "generic" SQL, but most of it applies to SQLite as well)
A work-in-progress SQLite3 tutorial. Don't miss other LxyzTHW pages!
SQLite official website with full documentation (may be newer than the SQLite library that comes standard with AutoIt)

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kcvinu

@jchd Thank you for the reply. I have visited the link. I think you have pointed me the right direction. There is a lot to read. Let me finish it. 

 

Edit. I suspect word too. A normal blank template can show all my letters without any problem. But a specific template which i work on is causing this problem.

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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jchd

Is the offending template explicitely tagged as "malayalam"? If it's English (say), things may not work as expected, but this is just a guess.

This site (by Richard Ishida, a lead member of the Unicode consortium and I8n) is full of up-to-date data and information about Unicode. For instance its uniview applet lets you see a Unicode block (e.g. malayalam) and access detailed information about each and every codepoint (e.g. 0x0D4D).

EDIT: I must clarify something for future readers. When I or Ishida use the word "script", we intend "a writing system" which can be Latin, Cyrillic, Hangul, ... and this has no relationship with the term "script" as in "AutoIt is a script language".

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This wonderful site allows debugging and testing regular expressions (many flavors available). An absolute must have in your bookmarks.
Another excellent RegExp tutorial. Don't forget downloading your copy of up-to-date pcretest.exe and pcregrep.exe here
RegExp tutorial: enough to get started
PCRE v8.33 regexp documentation latest available release and currently implemented in AutoIt beta.

SQLitespeed is another feature-rich premier SQLite manager (includes import/export). Well worth a try.
SQLite Expert (freeware Personal Edition or payware Pro version) is a very useful SQLite database manager.
An excellent eBook covering almost every aspect of SQLite3: a must-read for anyone doing serious work.
SQL tutorial (covers "generic" SQL, but most of it applies to SQLite as well)
A work-in-progress SQLite3 tutorial. Don't miss other LxyzTHW pages!
SQLite official website with full documentation (may be newer than the SQLite library that comes standard with AutoIt)

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